University of Southern California

The Primary Care Initiative Program has developed a student task force called the Primary Care Coalition (PCC). It consists of six (6) KECK-USC Primary Care Student Interest Groups whose leaders meet quarterly to discuss the direction of primary care and community medicine, and how to further encourage its upward movement on campus.

SIG Resources:

Contact List: 

  • Associated Students of the School of Medicine (ASSM): 
  • April Campbell: ( – Office of Academic and Career Advising 
  • Molly Gervais: ( – Executive Director of Development and resource for event collaborations, potential funding, and connecting students to alumni.
  • Mary Samaniego: ( – Keck contact for procedural/clearance questions

Current Event Procedures with Covid: (follow link under Current Campus Plan Status section to sign in and view documentation)

The Primary Care Initiative Program also has an student coalition which consists of representatives from pharmacy, medicine, PA, OT, PT, dentistry and social work who work collaboratively to share resources and team care at the Student Run Clinic and local health fairs. For more information about these groups, please click on their websites below:

Associate Students of the USC School of Pharmacy:

USC’s Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Website:

USC’s School of OT Student Group:

Being involved with student interest groups will help you gain a better understanding of careers in primary care and/or community medicine. Under these organizations actively develop and coordinate events, activities, networking opportunities, and other experiences that enrich your career exploration throughout the academic year.