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January 14, 2021

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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How to overcome COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: Build confidence and establish trust

While polling has shown that many Americans have safety concerns and don't want the vaccine just yet, USC experts say that hesitancy can be overcome by normalizing the process surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine with straightforward information from trusted sources such as clinicians and pharmacists.

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Jehni Robinson reflects on how a family legacy of social justice shaped her career in family medicine

Family Medicine Chair Jehni Robinson is an accomplished family medicine physician who has dedicated her career to helping underserved communities. Ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, read about her life and a family legacy that includes her father's involvement with Dr. King's cause.

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PT researchers look at combining walking therapies to improve stroke survivor outcomes

Physical therapists could soon have something new in their toolbox to improve outcomes for survivors of stroke whose gait has been affected, as a group of researchers examine a new approach to walking rehabilitation.

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Extended stay hotel opens, offering new option on Health Sciences Campus

A new extended-stay, select-service, 200-room hotel located on the north side of the Health Sciences Campus has opened. Hyatt House, a Hyatt extended-stay property, expands the number of hotel options available for patients and their families to stay near campus.

Featured Event

Update on Our Journey Towards Inclusion

Dates: 10 a.m. Jan. 20; 3 p.m. Jan. 21; 8:30 a.m. Jan. 26

Sponsor: Diversity & Inclusion Executive Steering Committee, Keck Medicine of USC

Location: Webinar ID 936 6158 1186

Info: Join the webinar at https://tinyurl.com/Keck-DI-Sessions

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