USC ranks highly among U.S. medical schools for its basic science and clinical research. The Department of Medicine is one of the leading contributors to both basic science and clinical research at the Keck School of Medicine.
Many house officers participate in the active research efforts of our faculty. To foster and promote the development of those individuals anticipating academic careers, house officers may participate in research blocks in which they can perform faculty supervised research. Many of our residents have the opportunity to present their research at national conferences, such as ATS, Chest, DDW, AASLD, ASCO, and more.