Melissa Masatani writes stories focusing on people and events at USC University Hospital.
Stories by Melissa Masatani:
Keck Medicine of USC celebrates 10-year anniversary of hospitals purchase
Hailed as a “tremendous victory,” the acquisition of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital created the second full-service academic medical center of its kind in the greater Los Angeles region.
New Yorker cartoonist shares her story of caring for elderly parents
A book filled with hilarious and heartbreaking cartoons was Roz Chast’s way of processing what she learned about the end of life.
Match Day 2017 unveils big residency news for USC med students
The event brings smiles, tears and opened envelopes to Health Sciences Campus.
Of severed heads and cryogenics: Noggin author discusses his work
John Corey Whaley’s novel is a finalist for the National Book Award.
Alum’s memoir recounts five decades in the operating room
But a career in medicine was not what this retired surgeon had in mind as a young man.