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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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  • 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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  • Neuroscientists claim rare pair of research grants

    $23 million in awards creates two Centers of Excellence and establishes USC as a hub for understanding the brain through data mining.

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  • New digital health solutions unveiled at top influencer conference hosted by USC Center for Body Computing

    The University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing (CBC), part of Keck Medicine of USC, today hosts the 8th Annual USC CBC Conference, the leading digital health revolution event of international creators, designers and funders.

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  • Finalists named in USC Center for Body Computing SLAM 2014

    The University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing (CBC), part of Keck Medicine of USC, today announced this year’s four finalists in its annual USC CBC SLAM event where designers and creators improve health through the power of music.

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