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Townhall Meeting with Dr. Nichol | Tuesday, September 29 @ 5PM |Mudd Hall 106

Hello fellow MHA & EMHA peers-

We hope your fall semester has been off to a smooth start. It has been great to interact with a lot of you over the last several weeks. It has especially been refreshing to get the honest and open feedback about our program. 
In an effort to collect this constructive feedback in a streamlined way, we invite you to fill out an online comment card. This form is entirely anonymous. We truly want your honest thoughts about how we can make this program better. Many of the great initiatives that have already been rolled out over the last few years have come from comments that people share about the program. 
Additionally, throughout each semester, there will be town halls; the first one coming up on September 29, 2015 from 5pm5:50pm in Mudd Hall 106. This is an open forum where many of the ideas and comments you raise will be addressed. 
We’d like to thank you in advance for sharing your thoughts with us. We are truly committed to making this program even greater.

Fight On!

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9/19 USC vs. Stanford Tailgate

It is the battle of NorCal vs. SoCal!

Join SHC as we team up with ASPD, GPAC, and Architecture on Saturday, September 19 at 11:00 AM to prepare for this epic game against the Stanford Cardinals! Attendees may walk over to the game for kickoff, which starts at 5:00 PM.

We’ll be providing some snacks and drinks, but please feel free to BYOB and snacks.

Please visit our Facebook page for the latest updates on our location!

See you there and fight on!

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St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare Fellowship Information Session| 9/14 @ 5:00 PM

We are pleased to announce that St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare will be coming to campus to give an informational session on their Administrative Fellowship position. The informational session will be held on Monday, September 14, from 5:00PM to 6:00PM in Mark Taper Hall (THH) 209. The deadline to apply to this fellowship is October 5th, 2015.

For those of you applying to fellowships, this is an excellent way to meet the fellow and introduce yourself before you submit your application. The fellow plans to give a detailed overview of the fellowship program, answer any questions you may have, and offer assistance with the application process. 

Although fellowships are intended for graduating students, 1st year students are encouraged to attend. 1st years will have the opportunity to learn more about fellowships and have a better understanding of the application cycle. Also, it is great opportunity to network!


In the meantime, here is an overview of the application materials and process: 

All interested applicants must submit:

·         Current résumé

·         Cover letter

·         One-page personal statement which outlines the rationale behind your decision to enter a career in ambulatory healthcare, outlining your specific interest in in pursuing a fellowship at St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare

·         Sealed copy of graduate school transcript, confirming a minimum GPA of 3.5 out of a 4.0 scale within the last two years

·         Three (3) letters of recommendation.  The letters should be a combination of academic and professional references submitted in sealed envelope and on letterhead

·         Apply online at – search careers for “Administrative Fellow”

·         Hard-copy items mailed in one packet to:

ATTN: Cheryl Holmes

St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare

500 S. Main St. #1000

Orange, CA 92868
Space is limited and only available to those who RSVP on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Click to RSVP!

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9/5 USC vs. Arkansas State Tailgate

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Join SHC on Saturday, August 30th at 2:00 PM for our first tailgate against Arkansas State. Feel free to bring any snacks or drinks.  Attendees may walk over to the game for kickoff, which is at 8:00 PM.

Please visit our Facebook page for the latest updates on our location

It’ll be a great opportunity to get to know your peers!  It’s going to be a great time that you definitely do not want to miss.

Fight On!

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SHC Chair Application 2015-2016

Attention All First Years!

If you are interested in being a part of a great student organization that provides its students with the academic and social skills required for success in the healthcare industry through various professional events and networking opportunities, then apply to be a SHC chair!

Please fill out the following application by Friday, August 21 at 5:00 p.m. and email the completed application to

SHC Chair Application

Interviews will be held between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on campus on Sunday, August 23. Once we receive your application and have cleared you to move on to the next round, you will get an email with your interview time. Interviews are mandatory. Any accommodations outside of this timeline will need to be cleared through SHC.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at


Fight On!

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Deadline to Purchase Banquet Tickets is TUESDAY, April 21st!


MHA/EMHA Banquet

Saturday, April 25th @ 5:30 PM | USC Town and Gown

Celebrate the end of the year with your fellow MHA students, EMHA peers and faculty!

Attire for this event is cocktail.

*Please note we will begin seating promptly at 5:30 PM

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mitchell Lew

Dr. Mitchell Lew is the current CEO of Prospect Medical Systems, an independent physician association with a network of primary care physicians, specialists, and affiliated hospitals throughout Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties. In May 2012, he became the first Asian-American president of the USC Alumni Board of Governors. Previously, he served as president of the USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association (APAA) from 2009 to 2011. Lew, who hold’s a bachelor’s in biological sciences from the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences and a Doctor of Medicine from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, worked for 10 years in private practice in obstetrics and gynecology before moving over to the business side of medicine. He serves on the Board of Councilors at USC Dornsife and the USC Associates Board of Directors.For more information on Dr. Mitchell Lew, check out this link.

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