Keck School Faculty

Stephanie K Zia

Stephanie K Zia

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics (Clinician Educator)
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Director of Medical Student Coaching
2020 Zonal Ave. IRD 306 Off Campus Los Angeles

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Master Teacher Distinction, 2013

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teaching in Professionalism and the Practice of Medicine Award, 2013

Division of Geriatric, Hospital, Palliative and General Internal Medicine- Department of Medicine: Resident/Student Teaching Award, 2013

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Year III Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012

Alpha Omega Alpha: Elected Member, 2012

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Year IV Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Award for Outstanding Teacher in Year III, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Resident Teacher of the Year Award, Class of 2007, 2007

National Med/Peds Residents' Association: Howard Schubiner Award, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Associated Students of the School of Medicine Service Award, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: George M. Herron Memorial Award, 2003

Arnold P. Gold Society: Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, 2003

Salerni Collegium: Salerni Collegium Past Presidents' Scholarship, 2003

Medical student anxiety and depression in the COVID-19 Era: Unique needs of underrepresented students Educ Health (Abingdon). 2022 May-Aug; 35(2):41-47. . View in PubMed

Student Voices on Leadership Training Needs to Care for Underserved Populations PRiMER. 2021; 5:37. . View in PubMed

Using a personality inventory to identify risk of distress and burnout among early stage medical students Educ Health (Abingdon). 2017 Jan-Apr; 30(1):26-30. . View in PubMed

Delayed Bleeding in a Toddler Pediatr Ann. 2016 Jan; 45(1):e10-2. . View in PubMed

Images in emergency medicineAbdominal pain in an adolescent female. Bilateral parovarian cysts with left ovarian torsion and right cyst hemorrhage. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Aug; 66(2):212-7. . View in PubMed

Teaching as a competency: practical suggestions Acad Med. 2012 May; 87(5):551. . View in PubMed

Visual diagnosis: vaginal mass in a 16-month-old child Pediatr Rev. 2010 Aug; 31(8):337-40. . View in PubMed

Dr. Zia's major areas of research interest are medical education and transitional care of the young adult with special heath care needs from pediatrics to adult providers. She prepared samples and conducted experiments to aid in developing a vaccine for cytomegalovirus (CMV) for use in immunosuppressed patients, and coordinated the beginning phases of clinical trials.

Dr. Zia earned her medical degree from Keck School of Medicine. She then performed her internship and residency at LAC+USC Medical Center in the Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Program, where she served as chief resident.
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