Departments & Institutes
Our academic departments and research institutes form our organizational backbone
Focused efforts in research, education, patient care and community service may lead to radical new understandings of the body and disease.
Directing the studies of medical students, graduate students, interns, residents and fellows.
24 Research-Oriented Basic Science and Clinical Departments
Creating intellectual, dynamic atmospheres that attract outstanding researchers.
7 Research Institutes
Research at the Keck School of Medicine attains a level of critical mass within its research centers and programs housed within the academic departments, research institutes with departmental status, or the office of research advancement. Built on faculty excellence, innovation and collaboration, Keck’s research centers and programs draw upon the expertise of physicians, scientists and engineers from across the school and the university, as well as local, national and international affiliates.
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Paul Aisen, MD, the founding director of the USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute, is the newest member of the Keck