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.
USC residents participate in a wide variety of research projects, present their findings at prestigious national and international conferences, and publish their manuscripts in highly visible journals under the guidance and mentorship of our faculty.