Department of Family Medicine

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The primary objective of the Department of Family Medicine is the education of medical students, physician assistants, residents, fellows, faculty and community physicians in the principles of family medicine. The department seeks to discover new knowledge that will contribute to the processes and outcomes of healthcare. The Department of Family Medicine also aims to improve the health of the population by providing high quality family and community oriented health care to our patients.

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Featured News

Keck School of Medicine Wins National Program of Excellence Award for Family Medicine Interest Group

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) honored the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Family Medicine Interest Group on July 27 for its outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine.

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Cellular Homeostasis Lecture Series

12:00pm-1:00pm PT
McKibben (MCH) Lecture Hall, Room 156

Life After Prostate Cancer Treatment

6:00pm-7:45pm PT
Catherine and Joseph Aresty Conference Center, Harlyne Norris Cancer Research Tower, 1441 Eastlake Ave., Lower Ground Room 500

Cellular Homeostasis Lecture Series

12:00pm-1:00pm PT
McKibben (MCH) Lecture Hall, Room 156

Southern California Implementation and Improvement Science Symposium

8:00am PT
California Endowment, 1000 N Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

A Presentation on the Growing Quantified Self Trend and Its Impact on Health and Wellness

12:00pm-2:00pm PT
University of Southern California, 920 West 37th Place, PRB Multi-Purpose Room, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Series: David Blumenthal

4:00pm PT
Mayer Auditorium, Keith Administration Building, 1975 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033
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More News

  • L.A. Story: Cleaner Air, Healthier Kids

    Children’s lungs grew stronger as pollution declined in #CleanAirLA and throughout the basin over the past two decades

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  • Low sugar uptake in brain appears to exacerbate Alzheimer’s disease

    Scientists at USC’s Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute identify potential therapeutic target for the brain disease

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  • Ranibizumab reverses vision loss in working-age U.S. Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites suffering from diabetic eye disease

    The prescription drug may help reduce cases of blindness by 75 percent

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  • Keck Medicine of USC researchers find advantages to mindfulness meditation over sleep education for older adults

    Research indicates that focusing attention and awareness on the present moment without judgment or reacting to thoughts has positive effects not just on sleep but on daytime fatigue and depression.

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  • New target for prostate cancer treatment discovered by Keck Medicine of USC researchers

    Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) scientists have found a promising new therapeutic target for prostate cancer.

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  • Hearing experts break sound barrier for children born without hearing nerve

    Los Angeles research team studies brain plasticity, auditory brainstem implant safety in NIH-backed clinical trial

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  • Keck Medicine of USC researchers find clues to colorectal cancer tumor behavior to improve cancer treatment and cures

    “Big Bang” model of tumor growth provides view into how to stop cancer before it starts

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