What to Support

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Your support will create a healthier world

Our scholars across USC are designing the future of health — but we can only move these ambitious projects forward with help of our supporters. Explore these five areas to discover how you can partner with us to bring big ideas to life.

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Better treatments and care

It takes the spark of innovation and meticulous studies to create new disease treatments and cures. Learn how our research is accelerating futuristic advances in health, from regenerating damaged organs to customizing therapy through artificial intelligence.

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Better living and aging

We’d all prefer to prevent disease before it happens. That’s why USC experts advance ways to stay well across the lifespan, from birth to the last years of life. We strive to detect and prevent diseases of aging like Alzheimer’s, and with your help, we’ll find answers to cancer.

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A better L.A. and region

Keck Medicine of USC doctors practice from Orange County to Central Valley, from downtown Los Angeles to the South Bay. Our health system includes dentists from the USC Dental Faculty Practice and pharmacists with USC Pharmacy, as well as social workers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. They keep California healthy.

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Better health for all

Medical advances sometimes leave society’s most vulnerable behind. Our experts and students work with the community to bring health services to the marginalized and end disparities in health. We also see sustainability as a major health issue. See how health justice and community partnerships are part of our DNA.

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Education done better

We educate professionals who will bring care to future generations and make discoveries that transform health. Donors can help bring talented students and leading scholars and teachers here, making USC a stronger university. We also empower children and neighbors with vital and reliable health information because education is our mission.

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“Donor support enables experts across USC to develop bold new ways to prevent and fight disease. To learn how your contributions would help us transform health, please email me.”

Joel Smith
Senior Associate Vice President
USC Health Sciences Advancement