Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine 2018-06-22T11:43:35+00:00

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

About the Division

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (PCCSM) provides a vigorous, creative basic and clinical science core, with an active clinical service and a high-quality fellowship training program. The Division provides services at all three Health Sciences Campus teaching hospitals: LAC+USC Medical Center (LAC+USC), Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital. Our nationally and internationally recognized full-time faculty members share the combined research, clinical and teaching mission.

About the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

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Zea Borok, MD
Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Ralph Edgington Chair in Medicine
Professor of Medicine

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