Keck Medical Center of USC names CEO
4 days ago - By Healio
Marty Sargeant has been named CEO of Keck Medical Center of USC, which encompasses USC Norris Cancer Hospital and Keck Hospital of USC.
Sargeant had served as interim CEO since July 2020.
“In his time as interim, Marty has acquired new talent, aligned our medical teams to advance patient care and enhanced surgical procedures - all during a pandemic,” Rod Hanners, CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, said in a press release. “His commitment to putting patients first and creating a work environment where health care providers can thrive make him an ideal leader for Keck Medicine.”
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