Keck School alumnus helps bring $1 million gift to Keck Medicine

By Amy E. Hamaker

The strength of a university can often be measured by the commitment of its alumni. Nowhere is that more apparent than at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, where alumnus Tony Alamo (’91), MD, recently helped bring a gift of $1 million to the school from a family friend.

At a lunch between Alamo, Keck School Dean Carmen A. Puliafito, MD, MBA, and Mike Ensign, retired chairman of the board of directors/CEO of Mandalay Resort Group, Alamo suggested a gift to benefit physicians, Keck Hospital of USC and Keck School students. Read More »

January 14th, 2014|Announcements|


Salerni Collegium hosted its annual Kick-Off Dinner in Pasadena on Sept. 24, welcoming first-year medical students who joined the group, which raises funds for student scholarships. Read More »

October 11th, 2013|Announcements|

50-Year Fellows visit campus that has changed much since 1963

By Josh Grossberg

Tuition was a few thousand dollars. The campus was dotted with open fields. There were a handful of women students.

A lot has changed since Robert Ouwendijk graduated from the Keck School of Medicine of USC. But one thing hasn’t — the camaraderie he shared with his fellow members of the Class of 1963.

Fifty years later, on May 31, he joined many of his classmates for induction as a 50-Year Fellow, a distinction that is bestowed only on former students who graduated at least 50 years ago. Read More »

June 24th, 2013|Announcements|