SALSA’s Laura Shin is first podiatric surgeon to give plastic surgery research rounds @KeckMedUSC

Laura Shin, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Program Director of Education for the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at Keck Medical Center of USC became the first podiatric surgeon to present to the interdisciplinary research rounds within plastic and reconstructive surgery. “It is a pleasure to have Dr. Shin present her work at today’s […]

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Perhaps wounds (like strokes) can have a penumbra– let’s call it a zone of Harm (after its author)!

via (2) The Harm Scale Analysing wounds requires to have a look at it at five levels, from the molecule up to the social environment of the patient (Smit 2018). To understand events in wounded cells and tissue, it is important to realise that cells and tissues have a range of states related to damage. The […]

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Orange County Podiatric Medical Association Symposium Reboot with @KeckMedUSC “A Terrific Success”

After a 3 year hiatus, the Orange County Podiatric Medical Association  (OCPMA) held its annual scientific symposium this past weekend in Huntington Beach. Entitled “Advancements in Foot and Ankle Surgery”, the symposium was the association’s first partnership with the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California. “The symposium was, by every measure, a […]

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@KeckMedUSC Innovators Lecture Series: An ICU in your Pocket? Diagnosing heart failure…and beyond…with @USC Niema Pahlevan

The Innovators lecture series continues with @USC’s Niema Pahlevan. An Intensive Care Unit in your pocket? Yep.   The full lecture is embargoed pending scientific presentation and will be posted after the embargo is lifted.    

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The Diabetic Foot Online Clinic Utilization Score: An Online Calculator to Predict Outpatient Volume

This calculator uses existing population data to provide a functional tool for health systems, policy makers and administrators to best estimate and plan resource utilization.   Reference 1. Miller, J.D., Giovinco, N.A., Mills, J.L. and Armstrong, D.G., 2014. The Diabetic-Foot Online Clinic Utilization Score (DFOCUS): A calculator for estimating clinic volume and utilization. Wound Medicine, […]

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USC’s Armstrong Keynotes first Brown-Harvard Symposium on Wound Healing

David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California (USC) served as the keynote lecture for the first ever Brown-Harvard Symposium on Wound Healing. “We are honored to have David fly across the country to join us […]

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