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USC Care for the Caregiver
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 and nurses
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.

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USC hospitals anniversary
The USC Trojan Marching Band performs in front of USC University Hospital during a celebration marking USC’s purchase of the hospital and USC Norris Cancer Hospital in 2009. (Photo/Veronica Jauriqui)

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.