The Medical University of South Carolina
About The Medical University of South Carolina
Founded in 1824 in Charleston, The Medical University of South Carolina is home to the oldest medical school in the South as well as the state’s only integrated academic health sciences center, with a unique charge to serve the state through education, research, and patient care.
Each year, MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and nearly 800 residents in six colleges. MUSC brought in more than $271 million in biomedical research funds in fiscal year 2020, and continues to lead the state in obtaining National Institutes of Health funding, with more than $129.9 million awarded.
MUSC Health, the clinical enterprise of the Medical University of South Carolina, is dedicated to the pursuit of changing what’s possible in health care. Nationally recognized for its innovation, patient and family-centered care, and quality outcomes, this integrated health care system is accessible via its downtown Charleston campus, seven regional medical centers, more than 100 outreach locations, clinical affiliations with numerous health care partners, and a robust telehealth network.
MUSC Health sees more than one million patient encounters annually, and its specialized care teams consistently rank among the best in the country. MUSC Health delivers transformational care shaped by world-class clinicians, health scientists, and educators. At MUSC Health, we empower our providers to transform expertise, learning, and discovery into unrivaled patient-centered care, and we demonstrate our values of compassion, teamwork, diversity, accountability, and innovation in everything we do.