Create The Future Of Medicine

At the Keck School of Medicine, we ignite discovery. Our research asks probing questions to transform health on a global scale. Our innovative curriculum tackles the cultural and environmental factors that influence health, giving students invaluable experience treating patients in the diverse and vibrant heart of L.A. And every day, we provide innovative, personalized and compassionate care to our patients, helping them live longer, healthier lives. Experience all this in a uniquely creative, entrepreneurial setting that sparks groundbreaking new treatments and one-of-a-kind collaborations.

A School on the Move

With soaring growth in faculty and research funding, we’re accelerating progress toward better health.


Full-Time Faculty Growth Since 2012


In NIH Funding Per Investigator


ACGME-Accredited Residency and Fellowship Programs

Administrative Offices

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    Faculty Affairs

    The Keck School of Medicine’s Office for Faculty Affairs helps professors with growth and guidance for their careers. It also supports department leaders in hiring, pay, and time off.

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    Human Resources

    Human Resources provides staff (non-faculty; non-Keck Medical Center employees) with guidance and support for various HR functions including interpretation of USC policies and procedures, recruitment and onboarding, performance management, employee relations, Workday payroll support, leave benefits and other HR-related services.

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    Finance and Budget

    The Office of Finance and Budget is responsible for being the main point of contact with the University Comptroller’s Office and the Office of Budget and Planning. It oversees the yearly budgeting process at the Keck School of Medicine and compiles financial reports for management, University departments, and external parties. Additionally, it serves as a helpful resource for understanding University financial policies and procedures, while also offering support to departments and staff for various financial and related matters.

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    Research Administration

    The Office of Research Administration (ORA) at the Keck School of Medicine helps research faculty and their administrators succeed by staying compliant and taking full advantage of available resources throughout the research lifecycle. ORA manages grants and contracts, and ensures that research complies with University, Federal, State, and Private Sponsor policies.

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    Space Planning

    The Department of Space Planning serves as the central point of contact for the coordination and management of research space planning, allocation of research space, research space renovations, and investigator/ staff relocations at the Keck School. Research centers are housed within the academic departments, research institutes with departmental status, or the office of research advancement. Some have a physical presence while others are virtual centers.

    Connect With Us

    The mission of cultivating breakthroughs that fundamentally change the practice of medicine is an exciting, fulfilling one. You are invited along, and there are a number of ways to take part.