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USC medical program loses national accreditation


April 26, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California is losing national accreditation for a medical training program dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct.

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education notified USC and Los Angeles County this week that their joint-run fellowship in cardiovascular disease will be stripped of accreditation next year. The decision is final and would effectively shut down the program, which had 15 slots for a three-year curriculum.

USC said it hoped to have a new cardiology fellowship program in place before the current one closes in June...

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