Office of Development

Strategic Plan

Transforming Medicine

The Keck School of Medicine of USC offers friends and supporters a variety of ways to help support the school’s outstanding biomedical research, patient care programs, medical education and scholarships.

The Keck School Office of Development oversees fundraising efforts at the school. Use the links on this page to find out about giving programs and tools, goals of specific fundraising initiatives, contacts for individual and institutional donations, and more about the mission of the Keck School in research, education, patient care and community service.

We invite you to contact us directly at or (323) 442-2358 for more information.

Featured News

Marcel Nimni and late wife Fabiola Cordoba

TALK Extra - Donor Spotlight - Marcel Nimni, PhD

Marcel Nimni, PhD, professor of surgery, biochemistry and molecular biology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, recently donated $1 million to the Department of Surgery at the school to establish a laboratory to further research in tissue engineering and targeted drug delivery.

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  • TALK Feature Story - Keck Scholarship Gala honors two KSOM alumni and a faculty physician

    TALK Feature Story Keck Scholarship Gala honors two KSOM alumni and a faculty physician

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  • USC Eye Institute opens state-of-the-art Arcadia clinic

    One of nation's top-ranked university-based ophthalmology clinics moves to new location after 20 years, continues to provide comprehensive eye care to local community.

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  • National research team awarded $16M NIH grant to study genetics of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder using DNA samples from USC-led psychiatry cohort

    A multi-institutional team of researchers studying schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has been awarded a $16 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to create the most extensive genetic resource to date for these two devastating psychiatric disorders, using DNA samples assembled by USC.

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  • Preeminent USC surgeon and emergency medicine pioneer dies at 88

    Gail Victor Anderson, MD, founding faculty member of the Department of Emergency Medicine at USC and a pioneer in the field, died of complications from pneumonia on Sept. 6, 2014, in Pasadena, California. He was 88.

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  • TALK Student Spotlight - White Coat Ceremony 2014

    White Coat Ceremony inaugurates students as physicians

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  • TALK Alumni Spotlight - Phil Manning, Class of 1948

    For generations, Phil Manning, MD, has taught and inspired Keck School of Medicine of USC students. He graduated from the Keck School in 1948 and later spent nearly 50 years on the faculty.

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  • USC Eye Institute study shows Native American ancestry significant risk factor for diabetic eye disease in Latinos

    New research led by the USC Eye Institute, part of Keck Medicine of USC, shows for the first time that Native American ancestry is a significant risk factor for vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy among Latinos with Type 2 diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults in the United States, affecting more than 4 million Americans age 40 and older.

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The Keck Medicine Initiative

Part of the multi-year $6 billion Campaign for the University of Southern California, the Keck Medicine Initiative aims to raise $1.5 billion to benefit all aspects of USC’s medical enterprise.  The initiative focuses on four priorities within USC’s academic medical enterprise:

Medical Education Support

 White Coat Ceremony

The Keck School of Medicine is committed to providing financial assistance to its medical students.  Your contribution will help our exceptional medical students achieve their dreams and become the medical leaders of the future. Donate to Medical Education

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