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Updates - Class of 2027
Bulletin - Week of July 29th to August 2nd

NEW NHSC Webinar for Primary Care Scholarships and Loan Repayment


August 21, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET



Crush Med School Debt! Register Today for Federal Programs Webinar

Feeling the pressure of medical school debt? The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) programs can help finance your future. Join the NHSC, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to learn more about NHSC scholarship and loan repayment opportunities for primary care medical students who want to be part of the communities they serve.



The webinar will:

  • Review eligibility requirements.

  • Share information about the application process.

  • Respond to questions in real time.


Reminder:  Services/Fees - USC Student Health


As rising MS2s, if you would like to extend your summer health coverage from Monday, June 3rd through Sunday, August 4th, visit or contact USC Student Health.

(213) 740-WELL



Important Note regarding Mental Health Consults:
Dr. Maria Juliani or student health providers can meet with you for Mental Health consults, which includes a one-time session to develop a treatment plan and referrals throughout Summer regardless if whether or not you have paid the above fees.


Reminder:  Summer @ HSC Fitness Center

Throughout Summer, you are able to access the HSC Fitness Center (located in 2001 Soto Street) with your USCard.  The HSC Fitness Center is a 10,000 square foot facility that houses a variety of cardiovascular and strength training equipment, group exercise rooms, locker rooms, and an outdoor court/multi-purpose area.

If you are unable to access the center, please contact
Assistant Dean
Teresa Cook.

Hours are weekdays from 6:00am to 8:30pm and weekends from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

NEW! C/O 2027 Orientation

Student Affairs will host a Year 2 orientation session with Student Affairs, LEAD, and Career Advising updates! We look forward to seeing you there.

NEW! Schedule a LEAD meeting using Calendly

Students may now schedule meetings with Drs. Ranna Nash and Melissa Lopez using their respective Calendly links. 

Feel free to reach out at any stage in your journey!

Reminder:  LEAD Survey

To help us improve LEAD services, we invite you to provide feedback by scanning the QR code to the right or clicking here.  Your help in completing this survey is greatly appreciated! 

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Please ensure to login to all Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems (ORCHID, Keck EMR/CERNER) every fifteen (15) days, regardless of use/necessity to maintain access. 


Contact Peter Miranda with any concerns.


NEW! MD-SIG Virtual Orientation

Tentative Date will be during the week of August 19th. We will follow-up with more details!

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Reminder:  Student Involvement Fair

Day 2 of Class of 2028 Orientation

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Tuesday, August 6, 2024

Harry & Celeste Pappas Quad

If you're interested in recruiting members for your Student Interest Groups (SIGs), we encourage you to participate in the fair!

Slots are still available!


Click here to register your SIG.

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Shadowing Faculty/Operating Room access at
Keck Medical Center

As a reminder, all students who wish to shadow Faculty or wish to enter the Operating Room at the Keck Medical Center must first be approved by the Office of Student Affairs.

Prior to submitting a shadowing request, student must first receive approval from Faculty they wish to shadow.  Upon approval, students must submit a request by emailing Peter Miranda the information below

  • Student name

  • Student USC ID Number

  • Date(s) Student Plans to Shadow

  • Name of Faculty Member Shadowing

  • Department of Faculty Member

Out of respect for patients, staff, and the intense/confidential nature of the O.R., access can only be approved on a case-by-case basis.  We cannot approve students for an unlimited amount of time.


Parking on Campus

Click here for additional information on how to purchase a parking permit with USC Transportation.

Questions can be addressed by contacting

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