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Known for its rich history, well-preserved architecture, distinguished restaurants, and mannerly people, Charleston is a popular tourist destination and has received a large number of accolades, including "America's Most Friendly City."

Visiting Students

The Medical University of South Carolina will begin accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Academic Year beginning May 1, 2018.

MUSC offers a wide number of electives and externship experiences to medical students who are in the final year of their studies. Students must have successfully completed the basic core clerkships (Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Surgery, Psychiatry, and Family Medicine) in order to be eligible. All approvals are at the discretion of the department.
Approval notices are sent via email and will include additional information and requirements.

Students Applying from Accredited U.S. Medical Schools

Applications from students enrolled in LCME- or COCA-accredited U.S. medical schools can be submitted through the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) beginning May 1, 2018.

Underrepresented in Medicine Students

The Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Student Scholarship Program is a joint sponsorship by the MUSC College of Medicine Dean's Office and the Office of Diversity.  The goal of this program is to recruit talented 4th year URM students to MUSC who have met all requirements for visiting student electives listed in VSAS.  The program provides support for African-American, Native American, Hispanic and Pacific Islander students to participate in a variety of rotations throughout MUSC.  The following departments currently participate in this program: Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery, OBGYN, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery, and Urology. 

Application details can be found on our visiting student website at: URM Visiting Student Programs

Other Visiting Students

MUSC does not currently accept applications for clinical rotations from medical students who attend medical schools that are not LCME- or COCA-accredited.

Christine Talbot-Bond
Manager, Clinical Coordination, Credentialing
and Compliance for Medical Students
Medical University of South Carolina
Office:  (843) 792-2427
Fax:  (843) 792-4262
96 Jonathan Lucas Street, Suite 601 CSB
Charleston, SC  29425

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