Student Affairs

Karen Restifo

Karen Restifo
Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Stephanie K Zia, MD
Assistant Dean for Career Advising

Supporting students on their four-year journey

“We’re here to provide services and resources to assist in the intellectual, social, cultural, professional, emotional, and ethical development of our students.”

About the Office of Student Affairs


The Office of Student Affairs offers all students exceptional individualized support.  We support them not only as students but also as emerging professionals. We accomplish this by providing programs and services in a supportive environment that promotes intellectual and professional development, provides cultural and global experiences, supports career goals, nurtures growth as leaders, and inspires excellence.

The deans and staff provide support and services in the areas of counseling for academic or personal issues, career advising, registrar services, student health and wellness, student organizations and interest groups, summer enrichment opportunities, student leadership, leaves of absence, letters of recommendation, and medical student research.

Need Help?

Contact the Office of Student Affairs
(323) 442-2553

Office of Student Affairs
Keck School of Medicine
1975 Zonal Avenue,
KAM 100B
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9020

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Office Hours

Monday through Thursday:
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.