WHAT: Join Keck Medicine of USC and USC for a virtual press briefing regarding staff, patient and community vaccinations. 

WHEN & WHERE: Today, January 21, Noon - 12:30 p.m. PST. Please click here to join the press conference. The passcode is 526178.


Krist Azizian, PharmD, MHA, chief pharmacy officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Richard Dang, PharmD, BCACP, APh, clinical pharmacist with USC Pharmacies. Dr. Dang also operates the LA County COVID-19 vaccination Points of Dispensing (PODs) established in collaboration with the USC School of Pharmacy.

Felipe Osorno, executive administrator, continuum of care operations and value improvement, Keck Medicine of USC. (Osorno is available for interviews in both English and Spanish.)


  • The progress of Keck Medicine vaccine distribution and the phasing of vaccines for patients
  • Advice on how those eligible for a vaccine can schedule one and what the vaccination experience is like
  • USC School of Pharmacy involvement at LA County COVID-19 vaccination PODs, including Lincoln Park Recreation Center and Dodger Stadium
  • Efforts to overcome vaccine hesitancy at the hospital and throughout Los Angeles County

No RSVP needed. The moderated panel will be followed by a brief Q&A session.


Learn more about Keck Medicine of USC vaccine efforts here. For more information about Keck Medicine of USC, please visit news.KeckMedicine.org.