For more than 190 years, the Medical University of South Carolina has worked to educate the health care professionals of the future, save lives, conquer illness and end human suffering, in turn empowering people to make the most of the precious few days that make up a lifetime. We operate under a three-part mission of cutting-edge research, compassionate patient care and world-class education. To accomplish our goals, we rely upon the generous support of thousands of alumni, patients, like-minded citizens and friends of the University, businesses and foundations — donors who share our belief in the paramount importance of better health. As a state institution with limited resources, our excellence as a leader in health care for our state and region is only made possible through philanthropy.
The power of giving, the spirit of philanthropy.
'You can’t build a world-class facility without realizing you have to include a space for abused children.'
Just days before Lisa Rice planned to meet with Dr. Scott Russell about her family’s $1 million gift to the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital, she found herself standing across from him in the pediatric emergency room -- not as a donor, but as the grandmother of a patient...Read More
'I just want to scream it out and tell every Parkinson’s patient to find out if you’re qualified and do the studies.'
Margaret Petterson never stopped painting after Parkinson’s disease took ahold of her body, but something changed for the celebrated local artist...Read More
When you make a gift to the Yearly Employee Support (YES) Campaign, you have the privilege of seeing firsthand how these contributions make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.
With one of the strongest kidney transplant programs in the nation, MUSC’s Transplant Center has achieved much in its short history. Incredible research developments over the past fifty years are paving the way for new discoveries that will vastly improve patient care and outcomes.
Before MUSC cardiology staff and students began their outreach work in Tanzania, residents of the East African nation had to travel thousands of miles and across an ocean to India for heart care. Why we support the Global Health for Cardiology Fund >
Last year, the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation received more than 14,000 individual philanthropic gifts. Behind each one of those gifts was a story. We are pleased to share a few of these stories with you now in our 2016 Annual Report on Giving.