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  • Fast-Track: Sickle Cell Drug Targets Key Enzyme

    Woster research an awardee in Sickle Cell Disease/Advancing Cures funding; fast-track research focused on developing a new gene-modifying sickle cell disease treatment at MUSC could lead to human clinical trials in as few as three years.

  • Nappi and Haney Honored at MUSC Convocation

    Jean Nappi (MUSC Foundation Distinguished Faculty Service Award) and Jason Haney (MUSC Teaching Excellence Award in Educator-Mentor:Clinical/Professional) were recognized for excellence during the 2017 MUSC Faculty Convocation.
     
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    The College

    The College of Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina provides a premier pharmacy education leveraging the innovative inter-professional learning opportunities offered at South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health center with a full range of programs in the biomedical sciences.

  • South Carolina Midyear Reception

    South Carolina Midyear Reception

    South Carolina pharmacists and student pharmacists at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting can network and socialize at the South Carolina Pharmacy Reception on Monday, December 4, 2017 at the Funky Monkey Bistro & Bar in Orlando.

     

  • Mikell Named MUSC Pharmacy Honorary Alumnus of the Year

    The 2017 White Coat Ceremony featured as keynote speaker Nancy G. Mikell, who was also presented with the Honorary Alumnus of the Year Award. Mikell's address was the highlight of a week of 2017 Orientation activities capped by the ceremony at Baruch Auditorium August 17.   

  • Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Science

    Faculty nationally recognized for achievement in both teaching and practice provide interprofessional education and training in patient care, critical thinking and professional leadership.


Choosing Pharmacy

The College of Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina is a respected leader in education, research and patient care.  The College provides a premier pharmacy education by uniting nationally-recognized faculty and high-achieving students with the innovative inter-professional learning opportunities offered at South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health center providing a full range of programs in the biomedical sciences. 

Some of the career fields in pharmacy include community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, compounding pharmacy, long-term care pharmacy and academia. Specialty areas include pediatrics, cardiology, oncology, infectious disease, ambulatory care, and many more. 

Aging baby-boomers, new drug products, expanded coverage, and other factors keep pharmacists in demand in the rapidly-growing healthcare industry. One of the nation’s most trusted professions, pharmacy can offer the job satisfaction of becoming a leader in the community, pushing the bounds of innovation in science and healthcare, and earning a comfortable compensation for providing a needed and appreciated service.

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy offers a helpful insight into pharmacy careers from a national perspective. Some of the resources prospective students might find interesting include: 

Top Ten Reasons to be a Pharmacist

From helping people get well to helping defend against bioterrorism, pharmacy is the right choice for millions of healthcare providers 

Benefits of a Career in Pharmacy

Pharmacy offers a well-rounded career with multiple options, excellent opportunities and earning potential

Job Outlooks for Pharmacists

Pharmacy is a vital part of a growing healthcare industry

 

To explore the various career paths in pharmacy, please visit The American Pharmacists Association.

 
Fighting sickle cell disease by looking to babyhood
Oct 12, 2017 6:32:00 PM EDT

Fast-track research focused on developing a new gene-modifying sickle cell disease treatment at the Medical University of South Carolina could lead to human clinical trials in as few as three years....Read more...

 
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