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Evelyn Gong, associate director of USC’s Shanghai office, and Di Wu of International Programs coordinated donations of 75,000 gloves from the USC Parents in China group. (Photo/Courtesy USC Verdugo Hills Hospital)

USC’s Chinese parents, alumni and friends rally behind Keck Medicine health care workers

From coast to coast and throughout China, an extended Trojan Family is gathering on apps like WeChat to leverage their contacts and collect much-needed supplies for USC’s medical professionals.

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Those in the Care for the Caregiver program will have access to housing, meals, groceries, toiletries and other essential and comfort items to help them recover and unwind while keeping their families safe. (Photo/Ricardo Carrasco III)

Keck Medicine of USC offers housing and support to university’s high-risk health care workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Care for the Caregiver program provides help that ranges from comfort amenities to mental health support and more.

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Surgical residents are pitching in during the COVID-19 pandemic by learning skills usually handled by clinical care nurses. (Photo/Maura Sullivan)

Surgeons-in-training learn important skills to back up key allies during the coronavirus pandemic — nurses

Keck School of Medicine of USC surgical residents have embraced learning nursing skills. With more caregivers knowing how to draw blood and insert IV lines, medical teams will have the flexibility to better care for growing numbers of COVID-19 patients.