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April 9, 2020

Check for continuing updates on the COVID-19 situation through USC's online hub for information, the internal website for faculty and staff (sign-in required) and the Keck Medicine of USC page for patients and visitors.

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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Efforts on the ground: seeing in every dimension

In this ongoing series covering Keck Medicine of USC efforts to respond to COVID-19, HSC News profiles the work of Darryl Hwang, PhD, who is designing and producing equipment that could be used during a potential shortage of PPE to help keep hospital staffers safe.

A woman using a headset sits at a computer.

Five tips to prepare for your first telemedicine visit

As more doctors' offices move toward telemedicine for appointments that can be held remotely, it's important for patients to understand how to prepare for their virtual visits. Sirisha Mohan, MD, offers five tips that will help ensure a smooth appointment.

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Keck Medicine leadership honored in Los Angeles Business Journal's Top Women Leaders in Health Care edition

The Los Angeles Business Journal has published its special edition saluting the top women leaders in health care, and some of the highest-level leaders at Keck Medicine are on the list.

A woman wearing a protective mask gives the peace sign.

Otolaryngology PA and team step up for COVID-19 positive patient

When a patient came in with a nasal hemorrhage, the inpatient otolaryngology team, including Christine Park, PA, got to work. Soon after, Park and her colleagues were notified that the patient had just tested positive for COVID-19.

Featured Event

USC School of Pharmacy

Date: Tuesday, April 14

Time: Noon

Event: "Pharmacy and COVID-19: Time to Deploy the Most Accessible and Overtrained Healthcare Profession," Steven Chen, PharmD

Location: Zoom meeting: https://usc.zoom.us/j/935331044, Meeting ID: 935331044, Call in: (669) 900-6833

Info: Visit https://bit.ly/3aXqI5M

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