Brain Health Initiative aims to protect older surgery patients from cognitive risks

According to the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), postoperative delirium is the most common surgical complication for patients 65 and older. It can result in increased length of stay, higher costs and additional risks to the patient’s health. And it’s Read More »

January 8th, 2020|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

The Institute of Arts in Medicine brings a new form of healing to cancer patients

A former construction professional, Hernan Umana has retained his passion for creating beautiful, functional homes. Customizing houses used to be a key part of his job, before metastasized prostate cancer put his career on indefinite hold. Now, when art therapist Read More »

January 2nd, 2020|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

2019: Leadership looks back at an impactful year

Keck Medicine of USC CEO Tom Jackiewicz, MPH, and Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, look back at the last year with a sense of pride and gratitude. Click on the image below to see photos Read More »

December 30th, 2019|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine of USC launches the USC Epilepsy Care Consortium

More than 427,000 people in California live with epilepsy, more than any other state. However, not all receive adequate treatment for the disease, including those with limited resources residing in rural areas.

To help Californians receive the highest level of care Read More »

November 21st, 2019|featured, Keck Net Intranet|