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March 25, 2021

Please note: Physician voting closes March 26 for

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Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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The view from the COVID-19 vaccination effort's front lines

The push to distribute the vaccines against COVID-19 continues as faculty, staff and students from across the university administer the shots to the community. Homebound seniors get a visit from Laura Mosqueda for their vaccine, while students from the USC School of Pharmacy reflect on the progress they've seen over the past few months. And check out an audio story about some of the students who are contributing to research efforts.

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Match Day 2021: Graduating medical students celebrate with family, friends and each other

Match Day has arrived for graduating medical students! Under the tradition, which dates to 1952, every Class of '21 MD candidate in the country learned, at precisely 9 a.m. Pacific time on March 19, where they had been "matched" for residency programs.

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Experts answer The Big Question: How do I take care of myself while under stress?

As we wrap up the month of March and spring begins, it's a good time to remind ourselves of the good habits that will help us live healthier, less-stressed lives. Two Keck Medicine of USC clinicians answered The Big Question: How do I take care of myself while under stress?

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Scientists Justin Ichida and Dion Dickman: USC's coolest tenured professors from Hawaii

Now that Justin Ichida and Dion Dickman are both tenured professors at USC, they no longer have to worry about who was the coolest kid in their elementary schools back in Honolulu. But just for the record, it was Ichida.

Featured Event

COVID-19 and Kids: A Year in the Life

Date: Tuesday, March 30

Time: Noon

Event: USC School of Pharmacy Town Hall Talk

Speaker: Irving Steinberg, PharmD

Info and RSVP: bit.ly/3w0dvUO

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