Giving | Keck Medicine of USC


Keck Medicine of USC, composed of three hospitals and clinics, is committed to delivering compassionate, innovative and quality health care. Philanthropic support is vital to fulfilling this mission. At Keck Medicine of USC, we take on the toughest cases, and every dollar helps us care for patients in Southern California and beyond.

Please join our efforts and help us raise critically needed funds to support patient care, clinical training, investments in equipment and technology, facility improvements, capital projects and care for our community. With your support, we will continue to be a top ranking academic medical center that provides beyond exceptional medicine.

Below are key areas in need of support:

Keck Medicine of USC Greatest Needs Fund

This fund enables Keck Medicine of USC to provide essential support for high priority funding needs that enhance all aspects of clinical care across the health system.

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USC Norris Clinical Care Fund

This fund helps USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center remain at the cutting edge of cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment and enables the delivery of personalized patient care in a serene and healing environment.

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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Greatest Needs Fund

This fund enables USC Verdugo Hills Hospital to purchase and maintain equipment, modernize facilities, improve patient services and provide health care education programs.

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Keck Medicine of USC Care for the Caregiver Fund

This fund will support the Care for the Caregiver program as part of the Center for Caregiver Wellness, a multifaceted center that addresses clinician burnout and stress, while seeking to build resiliency among caregivers by taking a holistic approach to caregiver wellness. Caring for our caregivers is directly linked to our ability to deliver quality, innovative and compassionate care to our patients.

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Keck Medicine of USC Nurses Fund

This fund supports ongoing professional development opportunities for our nurses, including attending conferences and workshops relevant to their field of expertise. These skill-building opportunities help our nurses deliver exemplary patient care. If one of our nurses exceeded your expectations and delivered beyond exceptional medicine, you can recognize a specific nurse(s) with a gift to this fund.

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If you prefer to make your donation by mailing a check, please make your check payable to “Keck Medicine of USC” and mail to:

USC Advancement Gift Services
1150 South Olive Street, 25th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Please write in the memo line of the check the area you wish to support, and please also include a note with your gift. We thank you in advance for your tremendous support.

If you are interested in learning more about additional ways to give, such as estate giving, stock gifts, gifts of real estate, or naming and endowment opportunities, please contact the Keck Medicine of USC Office of Health System Initiatives.

Office of Health System Initiatives Development Staff:

Kerri Yoder
Sr. Executive Director of Development
Office of Health System Initiatives
Keck Medicine of USC
(323) 442-0538

Margi Kuhn
Assistant Director of Development
Office of Health System Initiatives
Keck Medicine of USC
(323) 442-3164

Veronica Alvarez
Development Coordinator
Keck Medicine of USC
(323) 442-0254

Last modified: November 18, 2021