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The Keck School of Medicine educates the nation's future physicians and biomedical scientists. From day one, medical students help care for patients as part of an innovative curriculum that integrates basic and clinical sciences, technology and communication, the latest medical advances and the oldest healing arts. Students train in one of the largest teaching hospitals in the nation, gaining experience with the diverse, urban population of Los Angeles. Graduate and medical students play leading roles in the creation of new knowledge as part of the Keck School's vibrant research community.

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Physician assistant student receives national scholarship

Michelle Lagua has been named one of six National Medical Fellowship, Primary Care Leadership Program Scholars.

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    Cancer has stumped physicians and scientists for thousands of years. Major discoveries have changed our understanding of cancer and how to treat it, but there is still far more to learn.

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  • USC Eye Institute adds 12 faculty physician scientists in 2014

    The USC Eye Institute has recruited 12 physician scientists from some of the world’s leading institutions, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide spectrum of vision disorders.

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  • Keck School of Medicine of USC stem cell researcher named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) scientist Cheng-Ming Chuong, M.D., Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

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  • USC Eye Institute recruits 2 corneal and strabismus specialists

    The USC Eye Institute, whose faculty physicians serve patients in six locations in the Los Angeles area, has recruited two new directors to lead its cornea and neuro-ophthalmology programs.

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  • USC Institute of Urology honors prostate cancer survivor at “Changing Lives and Creating Cures” Gala

    The USC Institute of Urology, one of the nation’s top-ranked urology programs, honored Derrick Hall, president and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks major league baseball franchise, a native son of Los Angeles and a prostate cancer survivor and advocate.

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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 Medicine of USC physicians first in Southern California to implant new wireless device to manage heart failure

    Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) is the first medical center in Southern California, post-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, to implant a new wireless device for heart failure patients.

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