USC Keck School of Medicine
The Keck School of Medicine of USC is among the nation's leaders in innovative clinical care, research and education of future physicians. Located on the university's 30.8-acre Health Sciences Campus three miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, the school's physicians staff neighboring USC University Hospital, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital, and the Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, one of the largest teaching hospitals in the United States.
Keck School departments have risen to national prominence, with ophthalmology, pediatrics and preventive medicine consistently ranked among the top ten in the country.
It is home to over 1,200 full-time faculty, 1,800 staff and 1,200 students. Of its faculty, 199 physicians are on the 2008 "Best Doctors" and "America's Top Doctors" lists.
Research programs in stem cell/regenerative medicine, cancer, genetics, neurogenetics, preventive medicine, transplantation medicine, bioengineering and other key areas have attracted national recognition. The school's dual commitments to collaborative interdisciplinary research and rapid translation of scientific findings from the lab bench to the patient's bedside have proved pivotal in its continuing success in research. For more information please visit our website.