Supported and Affiliated Organizations
Medical University of South Carolina
The South's first medical school, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is among the country’s major academic healthcare centers. Its mission is to preserve and optimize human life through education, research and health care. Each year, MUSC prepares approximately 2,400 students in its doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degree programs, including 500 interns, residents, and fellows receiving specialty training. MUSC's research enterprise is on the rise, ranking among the top ten for National Institutes of Health research growth as reported by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The university has active research collaborations with hospitals throughout South Carolina. MUSC is committed to meeting the needs of underserved populations. The Association of American Medical Colleges has honored MUSC with its prestigious Outstanding Community Service Award.