USC Primary Care PhysicianAssistant Program Department of Family MedicineKeck School of Medicine1000 S Fremont AveUnit 7, Bld A11, Room 11-150Alhambra, CA 91803Phone: (626) 457-4240Fax: (626) 457-4245Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgKevin Lohenry, PhD, PA-CProgram Director
The Primary Care Physician Assistant Program at USC has a long and successful history of training and graduating outstanding clinicians who work in a variety of medical care settings with diverse patient populations. Our graduates are trained not only for clinical excellence, but also in the breadth of competencies required to be professional leaders in this exciting career within the rapidly changing, medical environments of the 21st century.
The PA Program is administered by the Department of Family Medicine.
The Keck School of Medicine of USC Primary Care Physician Assistant Program has risen 50 spots since 2011 and is now ranked 20th in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings.
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.
The six-person Keck School of Medicine medical response team includes two critical care/trauma surgeons, an emergency department physician, an anesthesiologist, a nurse anesthetist and a registered nurse.