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Student Diversity at MUSC

Letter from the Director of Student Diversity

Dear Students,

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Medical University of South Carolina! I applaud your accomplishment and look forward to working with you.  The Office of Student Diversity (OSD) collaborates with the MUSC community to promote an inclusive environment that fosters the intellectual excellence and true integration of a diverse student body into all aspects of academic life.  Our mission is to support the facilitation of your academic success as you transition into and through health professions and biomedical sciences programs.

The Medical University of South Carolina believes that an educational community that is highly qualified and diverse with respect to class, culture, ethnicity, religion, gender, race and life experiences is critical in the educational process.  The office of Student Diversity therefore, is an active advocate for diversity and its value added to all aspects of graduate education.

Our programs are designed to support, acknowledge, train, enlighten, and educate students from all walks of life.  The staff and I are dedicated to academic excellence and committed to assisting you in attaining your goals as future health care professionals.  If we can assist you in any way please do not hesitate to call or visit us.  We are located at 45 Courtenay Drive, in the Harper Student Wellness Center.  Our telephone number is 843-792-2146.

I look forward to meeting you and encourage you to stop by our office and participate in the many programs and services that have been planned with you in mind!  Welcome to our family!


Willette S. Burnham, PhD
Executive Director of Student Programs
and Director, Office of Diversity

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