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October 28, 2021

REMINDER: Keck Medicine of USC employees must get their flu shot by October 31.

USC employees must get their flu shot by November 1.

Open enrollment is now through Monday, November 8.

USC benefits-eligible employees can sign up for webinars

and learn about 2022 benefits here.

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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Keck Hospital of USC receives Rising Star recognition from Vizient

Vizient, Inc., a leading health care performance improvement company, has awarded Keck Hospital of USC the 2021 Rising Star award for its performance in Vizient's annual Quality and Accountability Scorecard. The hospital ranked number 18 out of 101 comprehensive academic medical centers, and achieved a four-star rating.

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USC Norris announces new breast cancer survivorship program

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is launching a major new initiative, The Eileen McGeever Breast Cancer Survivorship Program, with an aim to reduce the risk of post-treatment metastasis in patients with invasive breast cancer.

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Art installation opens for Keck Medicine's Time of Healing

A custom-designed art installation has opened as part of Keck Medicine of USC's Time of Healing program. Emergence, located on the Norris Healthcare Center (HC3) lower level patio, highlights the strength, beauty and power that arises after a landscape undergoes evolution.

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5 things everyone should know about depression

Major depressive disorder is a mental health issue with a substantial footprint across the globe, and October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Awareness Month. As a result, three experts share five facts about depression.

Featured Event

Morbidity and Mortality in ICE Detention Facilities: A Panel Discussion

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, November 3

Sponsor: Keck School of Medicine of USC

Speakers: Parveen Parmar, MD, MPH, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Katherine Peeler, MD, Harvard Medical School; Elizabeth Jordan, JD, CREEC Immigration Detention Accountability project; Altaf Saadi, MD, MSc, Massachusetts General Hospital Asylum Clinic

Location: Webinar

Info and RSVP: For information, click here. To register, click here.

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