USC Joins Forces with Verdugo Hills

by Lynn Benjauthrit On July 16, a historic union was born when a deal was closed between two leaders in healthcare: Verdugo Hills Hospital and the USC Keck School of Medicine.  By combining the broad resources of a prominent academic institution and the immediate access to quality care provided by…

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What is Healthcare?

by Sehar Salman With the re-election of President Obama and the Supreme Court’s favorable ruling, the Affordable Care Act seems likely to stay. Healthcare has become a controversial topic that it can be quite difficult to address it from a neutral viewpoint without falling victim to party bias. It’s a…

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The Trojan Health Show on Trojan Vision

by Abram Estefanous The Trojan Health Show is a new student-run television program airing on Trojan Vision starting next semester in spring 2013 that aims to inform USC students about prevalent health issues among college students. “This show is more attractive to college students with topics like pregnancy and contraception,”…

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USC Students Host Bone Marrow Drive

by Rebecca Gao Section Editor From 9AM-6PM on Tuesday, April 19, the Trojan Knights gathered at Tommy Trojan to support a bone marrow drive aimed at finding a donor match for two young kids from Riverside suffering from hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Interested participants stopped by the tables to fill out an…

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USC Pre-Health Week 2011

by Hao-Hua Wu Editor-in-Chief USC Pre-Health Week 2011 offered students the opportunity to talk to pre-health professionals and current medical students, discuss strategies for pre-health entrance exams, and learn how to become a competitive applicant for medical school. Hosted by the new Pre-Health Advisement Office, Pre-Health Week took place from…

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