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Aug. 13, 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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Orthopaedic surgeons get things moving again with a commitment to safety

With Keck Medicine of USC now accepting patients for all needed health services, the orthopaedic surgery team worked hard to determine the best way to modify a traditionally hands-on specialty in order to protect patients and staff from the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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Meet the Keck School's new chair of radiology: eight questions with Robert Ryu

On May 1, Robert Ryu, MD, began his tenure as chair of radiology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Having settled into his new role, Ryu recently spoke with HSC News about his career and what keeps him inspired.

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Patient shares his view from the trial

After a long journey with bladder cancer, Lars Wanberg is passionate about sharing his story along with those of fellow patients — particularly his experience in a clinical trial at Keck Medicine of USC that played a significant role in his recovery.

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Care for the Caregiver: facing a pandemic with compassion

Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, is co-founder of Keck Medicine's Care for the Caregiver program. Recently, he shared what it was like to develop the program and the importance of mental health for caregivers, especially during a pandemic.

Featured Event

USC Stem Cell

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 18

Time: 11 a.m.

Event: "USC Stem Cell Seminar," Albert Almada, PhD

Location: Webinar

Info and Registration (Required): Please email stemcell@usc.edu or visit the registration site.

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