Department of Family Medicine

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The primary objective of the Department of Family Medicine is the education of medical students, physician assistants, residents, fellows, faculty and community physicians in the principles of family medicine. The department seeks to discover new knowledge that will contribute to the processes and outcomes of healthcare. The Department of Family Medicine also aims to improve the health of the population by providing high quality family and community oriented health care to our patients.

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Keck School of Medicine Wins National Program of Excellence Award for Family Medicine Interest Group

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) honored the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Family Medicine Interest Group on July 27 for its outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine.

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  • Keck Medicine of USC research finds diabetes patients report better outcomes if physicians improve accessibility and build relationships

    A new model of delivering primary care studied by Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) researchers has the potential to improve the health of patients with type 2 diabetes.

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  • Keck School of Medicine of USC receives federal Administration on Aging grant to become the National Center on Elder Abuse

    The Keck School of Medicine of USC was named the sole grant recipient to become the National Center on Elder Abuse, a vital clearinghouse created by the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration on Community Living in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • Keck Medicine of USC becomes first medical center in Los Angeles to offer newly FDA-approved sleep apnea implant

    Keck Medicine of USC is the first medical center in Los Angeles to offer a unique implantable treatment for sleep apnea, a chronic disorder that affects more than 18 million sleep-deprived Americans.

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  • USC Eye Institute study finds African-Americans at higher risk for diabetic vision loss

    Research by Keck Medicine of USC ophthalmology scientists demonstrates that African-Americans bear heavier burden of diabetic macular edema (DME), one of the leading causes of blindness in diabetic patients in the United States.

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  • Keck Medicine of USC among first in U.S. to offer bronchial thermoplasty for long-lasting control of severe asthma in adults

    A new procedure at Keck Medicine of USC may give people with severe, uncontrolled asthma a much-needed breath of life. The medical center is among the first in the United States to offer bronchial thermoplasty, an outpatient treatment that provides long-lasting control of this chronic disease.

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  • Los Angeles benefactor pledges $5M to Alzheimer’s research at USC

    Berislav V. Zlokovic, MD, PhD, director of the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute at USC, has been named the inaugural holder of the Mary Hayley and Selim Zilkha Chair for Alzheimer’s Disease Research. Zilkha, a member of the Keck School of Medicine Board of Overseers, has pledged a gift of $5 million to the school to fund the endowed chair. This latest gift brings Zilkha’s total giving to neuroscience research at the Keck School to more than $30 million.

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  • Air pollution and genetics combine to increase risk for autism

    Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder, according to newly published research led by scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

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