Health Sciences Campus
Located three miles from downtown Los Angeles and seven miles from the University
Park campus, USC's Health Sciences campus is a major center for basic and clinical
biomedical research, especially in the fields of cancer, gene therapy, the neurosciences
and transplantation biology. The 61-acre campus is home to the region's first and
oldest medical and pharmacy schools, as well as to acclaimed programs in occupational
therapy (ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report) and physical therapy.
In addition to Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, which is one of the country's
largest teaching hospitals, the campus includes three state-of-the-art patient care
facilities: the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, USC University Hospital,
and Doheny Eye Institute. USC faculty members staff these as well as many other
hospitals in Southern California, including the nationally acclaimed Childrens Hospital
Los Angeles. Because of its outstanding ranking and achievements in research and
health care, USC's Health Sciences campus is a focal point for students, patients
and scientists from around the world.