Mission & Vision

Dedicated to educating future physicians, scientists and citizens through multidisciplinary training

At the Keck School of Medicine of USC, we strive to create global citizens who will become advocates for patients and who will improve the overall health of society.


Mission and Vision

We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and society by promoting health, preventing and curing disease, advancing biomedical research and educating tomorrow’s physicians and scientists.

  • Groundbreaking discoveries in basic science clinical research
  • Excellence in educating the next generation of academic clinicians and basic scientists
  • Advanced university-level patient care with breakthroughs that fundamentally change the practice of medicine

Keck School Stories

Transforming Medicine, Transforming Lives

The future of medicine is rapidly taking shape in laboratories, classrooms, research institutes and centers at the Keck School of Medicine. Among the top medical schools in the country, the Keck School is poised to play a pivotal role in transforming health for our community and society.

Our vision is to be the heart of the most influential medical center of the Pacific Rim, resulting in an extraordinary transformation in the ways we understand, treat and cure diseases, thus improving the quality of life for individuals and families. We invite you to support the school’s outstanding medical research, patient care programs and medical education. We greatly appreciate your support and partnership as we strive to realize this vision.

Learn About The Keck Medicine Initiative