Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Search
About the Keck School of Medicine of USC
The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California was established in 1885 as the region’s first medical school and the second professional school founded at USC.
On behalf of President Folt, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Carolyn C. Meltzer has been named as the new dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and will hold the May S. and John H. Hooval Dean’s Chair in Medicine. She is the ideal choice to join our leadership team, and will build on the Keck School of Medicine’s formidable achievements, and take the school’s research, education, clinical care, and community engagement efforts to the next level. Dr. Meltzer will join USC on March 1, 2022.
We are pleased to share with you that the search for the next dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC is now entering its final stages. Over the last several months, the Search Advisory Committee has conducted an exhaustive and thorough search.
We are pleased to announce that we have appointed a search committee to identify and recruit the next dean to lead the Keck School of Medicine of USC. We will be co-chairing the committee and the complete roster follows this memo.