Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Encompassing academic, research and clinical excellence, the medical system attracts internationally renowned experts who teach and practice at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; includes the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; has a medical faculty practice, the USC Care Medical Group; operates the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and owns USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopaedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

Mission and Values

Keck Medical Center of USC Mission

We are the Keck Medical Center of USC.
We strive to be the trusted leader in quality health care that is personalized, compassionate and innovative.
We stand for empowerment, integrity, respect, collegiality and vitality.
We commit to authenticity.
We commit to excellence in clinical care, teaching and research.
You can count on us to be fully present in the delivery of uncompromising health care.
Fight On.

Keck Medical Center of USC Values

  • We deliver quality health care through uncompromised service excellence.
  • We show compassion while building positive relationships with my colleagues, our patients and their families.
  • We contribute to innovation through collegial collaboration.
  • We are empowered to improve the performance of the organization.
  • We have integrity and are accountable to the highest professional standards.
  • We demonstrate respect for our environment by our demeanor, actions, and personal appearance.
  • We demonstrate vitality by being fully present and engaging others.
  • We are responsible for authentic communication with our colleagues, our patients and their families.
  • We provide a private, safe and secure environment.
  • We commit to personalizing the “KNOWN” Service Standards™ –
    • Kind greeting
    • Notice needs
    • Own it
    • Wow them
    • Next steps

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Mission

To provide personalized, high-quality health care relevant to our patient community.

Governance

Keck Medicine of USC Leadership

Thomas E. Jackiewicz
Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for Keck Medicine of USC

Rod Hanners
Chief Operating Officer for Keck Medicine of USC
Chief Executive Officer for Keck Medical Center of USC

Bob Allen
Chief Financial Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Stacy Rummel Bratcher
Associate General Counsel, USC Health Sciences

Tammy Capretta
Chief Administrative Integration and Risk Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Paul Craig
Chief Administrative Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Paul Hudson
Chief of Revenue Cycle Operations, Keck Medicine of USC

Timothy James (TJ) Malseed
Chief Health Information Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Matthew McElrath, EdD
Chief Human Resources Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Smitha Ravipudi, MPH
Chief Operating Officer, USC Care and Ambulatory Care Services

Shawn Sheffield
Chief Strategy and System Development Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Rohit Varma, MD, MPH
President, USC Care Medical Group
Interim Dean, Keck School of Medicine
Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Director, USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute

Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center Governing Board

Officers
Chair:
Thomas E. Jackiewicz
Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for Keck Medicine of USC

Vice Chair:
Rohit Varma, MD, MPH
President, USC Care Medical Group
Interim Dean, Keck School of Medicine
Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Director, USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute

Secretary:
Lil Delcampo
Associate General Counsel for Health Sciences, USC

Members
Tammy Capretta
Michael E. Gallagher
Inderbir Gill, MD
Stephen Gruber, MD, PhD, MPH
Stephanie L. Hall, MD
Rod Hanners
Christianne N. Heck, MD, MMM
Laura LaCorte
Jay Lieberman, MD
Philip Lumb, MD
Laila I. Muderspach, MD
Vaughn Starnes, MD
James Staten
Annette Sy, RN, MSN
Mark Todd

USC Care Medical Group Leadership

Rohit Varma, MD, MPH
President

Randolph P. Siwabessy
Chief Financial Officer

Tammy L. Capretta, RN, MPH
Chief Integration and Risk Officer

Laurie Johnson
Executive Director of Ambulatory Services

Keck Medical Center of USC Leadership

Rod Hanners
Chief Executive Officer, Keck Medical Center of USC

Robert Allen
Chief Financial Officer, Keck Medical Center of USC

Michael Campbell
Executive Administrator, Perioperative Services, Keck Medical Center of USC

Stephanie Hall, MD, MHA
Chief Medical Officer, Keck Medical Center of USC

Alice Issai
Chief Operating Officer, Keck Medical Center of USC

Lisa Joins
Associate Administrator, Human Resources, Keck Medical Center of USC

Felipe Osorno
Associate Administrator, Performance Management, Keck Medical Center of USC

Annette Sy, RN, MSN, DNP
Chief Nursing Officer, Keck Medical Center of USC

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Governing Board

Officers
Chair:
Thomas E. Jackiewicz
Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for Keck Medicine of USC

Vice Chair:
Paul Craig
Chief Administrative Officer for Keck Medicine of USC

Secretary:
Lil DelCampo

Members
Robert Abeles
Todd Andrews
Tamara Capretta
Carl R. Chudnofsky, MD
Robert E. Develle, Jr.
Mark Finucane
Steven Giannotta, MD
Rod Hanners
Steven Hartford, MD
Craig Moritz, MD
David Sagal
Shawn T. Sheffield
Steve Wilder

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Leadership

Keith Hobbs, MBA, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer

Kenny Pawlek
Chief Operating Officer

Randolph Siwabessy
Chief Financial Officer

Theresa Murphy, RN
Chief Nursing Officer

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