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.
‘I think people do things in life because of their experiences’
Sean Mummert started small, with red wrist bands that nurses could scan to read everything they needed to know about patients. The bands used direct thermal printing to keep private health information off a printer ribbon, and Mummert’s team sold the idea to MUSC as a safe and secure improvement...Read More
'We knew it could be cancer and that survival was unlikely'
For Tom Smith, Ph.D., MUSC became more than an employer after his daugther's birth. From her earliest months, Perry made a growling sound. Smith and his wife, MUSC cardiovascular intensive-care unit nurse Ellie Smith, called her “Perry Bear.” The growl seemed like a normal baby noise, until 3-month-old Perry spent all of Christmas Eve inconsolable while visiting family in Georgetown...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.
Helping to change what’s possible for the College of Health Professions, with a specific focus on leadership development for women. Read More >