Keck School of Medicine of USC


Students inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society

October 12th, 2016|

A prestigious national student organization has established a new chapter at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Twenty-five members of the Keck School’s class of 2017 were inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on Sept. 7 in Aresty Auditorium on the Health Sciences Campus. The GHHS is well-known for recognizing individuals who excel

Nurse anesthetist graduate takes skills on deployment

September 6th, 2016|

Although medical students comprise the majority of the graduates from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the school offers robust programs in a number of other disciplines, including nurse anesthesia. The rigorous program, which accepts only 16 students each year, provides comprehensive academic and clinical training in every aspect of anesthesiology.

Joe Romero, a 2013

Undergraduates present summer research for Bridging the Gaps summer program

September 6th, 2016|

The Keck School of Medicine of USC hosted the sixth annual Bridging the Gaps Summer Research Poster Day on Aug. 4 in the Broad CIRM Center. Bridging the Gaps is a summer research program that provides underrepresented undergraduate students an opportunity to gain exposure to basic science, translational and clinical research at the Keck School.


Students meet faculty, classmates at Welcome Reception

August 24th, 2016|

The class of 2020 kicked off the fall semester with their new classmates, administrators and mentors at the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Welcome Reception for new and returning students.

Keck School Interim Dean Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, Vice Dean for Medical Education Henri Ford, MD, MHA, and Senior Associate Dean for Student and Educational

The future of medicine is personalized

August 23rd, 2016|

John Carpten joins the Keck School of Medicine to connect the dots between individual cancer patients and the best treatments
The technological advances that have allowed doctors to differentiate tumors based on their distinct genetic make-up are part of a revolution in medicine that is known as personalized or precision medicine. Where treating cancer was once

First-years mark the beginning of their medical career at white coat ceremony

August 19th, 2016|

It was a hot afternoon Aug. 12, but spirits were high when a procession of first-year Keck School of Medicine of USC students entered an enormous white tent on the Broad Lawn. They were there to receive some words of wisdom from faculty leadership and — for the first time — don the white coats

White Coat Ceremony 2016: Awards

August 19th, 2016|

The following awards were presented at the 2016 White Coat Ceremony:

Year I Faculty Awards
Joseph Hacia, PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Paul Holtom, MD, Internal Medicine
Kristi Lewton, PhD, Cell and Neurobiology
Kevin Nash, PhD, Pathology
Michelle Winfield, MD, DDS, Cell and Neurobiology

Year II Faculty Awards
Gene Albrecht, PhD, Cell and Neurobiology
Alex Balekian, MD, Internal Medicine
Paul Holtom, MD, Internal Medicine
Kathleen Jacobson, MD,

Dean’s Research Scholar bridges medicine, engineering to revolutionize health care data usage

June 6th, 2016|

Hugh Gordon is not like most medical students.

A Dean’s Research Scholar at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Gordon has three years of medical school under his belt and hopes to be a critical care specialist. But the former Google software engineer also is an entrepreneur, co-founding the USC D-Health Lab and an affiliated

Daughter of immigrants creates scholarship fund for the Keck School

June 6th, 2016|

Betty Schreiner, MD, ’61, who established the Joseph and Mariette Schreiner Scholarship Fund at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, learned a long time ago that hard work can lead to great success. Her parents, who immigrated to the United States separately in the early 1900s, instilled this idea in her from a young

Artwork on display for spring exhibition at Hoyt Gallery

June 6th, 2016|

Artwork, including photographs and paintings by Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty, staff and students, are on display in the Hoyt Gallery for the spring exhibition. A gallery opening was held April 27.

The gallery is on the basement level of the Keith Administration Building.