Dr. Steven Siegel to Speak on Aging Well and Mental Health at USC Trojan Affiliates ‘Year End’ Celebration

Published on Apr 25, 2023

Dr. Steven Siegel via Keck Medicine of USC Facebook page

Dr. Steven Siegel, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine and Chief Mental Health and Wellness Officer for Keck Medicine of USC, will speak at the USC Trojan Affiliates ‘Year End’ Celebration on Thursday, May 4, 2023. His topic will focus on “Aging Well-Living Positively for Sustained Mental Health”.

The meeting will take place at the Pinocchio Restaurant, 1449 North Lake Avenue, Pasadena between 6:00-9:00 p.m. with the program and dinner. The program will include an Installation of the 2023-2024 Board.

Dr. Siegel is a nationally recognized expert on aging and mental health. He is the author of the book “Aging Well: A Guide to Mental Health and Wellness in Later Life” and has published numerous articles on the topic. He is a frequent speaker on aging and mental health at conferences and community events.

In his talk, Dr. Siegel will discuss the importance of mental health in aging and how to maintain good mental health as we age. He will discuss topics such as stress management, coping with loss, and social support. He will also offer tips on how to live a positive and fulfilling life in later life.

The USC Trojan Affiliates is a non-profit organization that supports the Keck School of Medicine of USC. The organization provides funding for scholarships, research, and educational programs. The USC Trojan Affiliates Year End Celebration is a major fundraiser for the organization.

Dr. Siegel is also a physician-scientist specializing in the treatment of psychosis. In his current role at USC, Dr. Siegel oversees operations for a department comprised of two hundred faculty members, fifty staff members and one hundred residents, fellows, and trainees; more than tripling the size of the department in the five years since he arrived. His department provides a broad range of mental health services to children and adults at LAC+USC Medical Center including Emergency, Inpatient, and Outpatient Services.

He continues to lead and guide the evolution of student mental health services at USC, both within Student Health, and in the new Keck Medicine student outpatient practice that launched in late 2019. He was named the inaugural Chief Mental Health and Wellness Officer for Keck Medicine of USC in 2021, with responsibility and oversight of mental health services across the Keck enterprise as well as leadership of wellness program as part of Keck Medicine’s nationally acclaimed Care for the Caregiver program. He is married to active Trojan Affiliates member, Ayuko.

The members of USC Trojan Affiliates invite all interested women to attend this special evening, to be educated by Dr. Siegel, install the 2023-2024 Board of Directors, hear a review of the activities for Trojan Affiliates for 2022-2023, to recognize the new 2022-2023 members, and to make new friends. USC Trojan Affiliates, a women’s organization located in the San Gabriel Valley, supports the University of Southern California and welcomes all interested women to attend its meetings and events. All women parents, alumna, and friends of USC are encouraged to attend. Meetings are usually held the first Thursday evening in October, November, February, March, and May. The first meeting of the 2023-2024 year will take place on Thursday, October 5, 2023.

Ann Proctor, of San Gabriel, will once again take the helm as President and will be installed at the meeting. The Board includes members living throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

If you are interested in being a speaker for USC Trojan Affiliates please contact Speakers Chairman, Jacqueline Goodman at jtgoodman@aol.com.

For additional information, registration, and to find out the cost of dinner, please contact the Trojan Affiliates Reservations Chairman at sisarah@verizon.net or (626) 303-7284 by April 30th.








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