Department of Surgery
Keck School of Medicine of USC
1520 San Pablo, Suite 4300
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: (323) 442-5849
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The Department of Surgery is dedicated to providing quality patient care and advanced educational programs, and to conducting innovative research that will advance the future of surgical practice. The department is comprised of 10 divisions and offers a prominent surgical residency program.
A high-tech operating room that will help improve patient care debuted at Keck Hospital of USC on April 24, making it one of three Southern California hospitals with such a room, often called a “hybrid OR.”
Working alone, a scientist or university can only make so much progress in finding answers to basic questions or new treatments for diseases ranging from HIV to cancer to diabetes. That’s why nearly 300 scientists from USC, UCLA and UCSF gathered in Santa Barbara for a Tri-institutional Stem Cell Retreat.
With the goal of enhancing research in lung disease, which affects millions of Americans each year, the Hastings Foundation has pledged $7.5 million over five years to establish The Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research (HCPR) at Keck Medicine of USC.
Keck School of Medicine graduates received their diplomas during commencement week 2015. Pictures featured below are from commencement ceremonies for the MS, PhD and MPH, Health Promotion and Global Health, Physician Assistant and MD programs.
A recent gift from the Hearst Foundations established the Hearst Fellows at USC. An annual fellowship award of $65,000 that includes one year of salary and benefits will be made to an exceptional junior postdoctoral researcher within USC’s stem cell research community.
For many medical students, four years of study go by in a blur of lectures, labs and clinical care.
USC Stem Cell researcher Justin Ichida, PhD, is forming partnerships between academia, industry and government to accelerate the development of new treatments for patients with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.