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March 31, 2022

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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Keck Medicine of USC receives LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader designation

Keck Medicine of USC hospitals have received the designation of LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Healthcare Equality Index. This designation recognizes facilities committed to the equitable treatment and inclusion of LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees.

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Jorge Orozco to deliver keynote address for Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy commencement

On Friday, May 13, the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy will hold its first in-person satellite ceremony since 2019. Delivering the keynote speech will be Jorge Orozco, MS, chief executive officer of the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center and a leader in the field of physical therapy.

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Keck Medicine of USC launches COVID Recovery Clinic to treat patients with long COVID-19

Keck Medicine has launched its COVID Recovery Clinic, a multidisciplinary program led by a core team of clinicians who evaluate long COVID patients, then refer them to the Keck Medicine specialists best suited for their needs. The next round of specialists can include physical and occupational therapists, behavioral health specialists, cardiologists, neurologists, rheumatologists, social workers and more.

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LGBTQ+ Health Awareness Week: Faculty Q&A with Tam Phan

In honor of LGBTQ+ Health Awareness Week, Tam Phan, PharmD, assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at the USC School of Pharmacy, recently spoke about his work at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, how the health care system can better provide inclusive and accessible care for LGBTQ+ patients and how he lives out loud in the LGBTQ+ community and at USC.

Featured Event

USC Institute for Addiction Science and the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics

Time: Noon

Date: Wednesday, April 6

Topic: A Conversation on the Biden-Harris Administration's Drug Control Policy

Special guest: Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, MBA, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

Location: Webinar

Info and registration: For more information, click here. Register here.

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