MUSC Year in Review

Thank you for your support, encouragement and trust – the greatest of gifts – which made it all possible, month after month.

Since the brightest season is also the busiest, we wanted to keep this edition concise. In this final month of 2017, we can’t help but look back on an incredible year with deepest gratitude for your steadfast dedication to our mission. 

Below you’ll find a quick sampling of what we did together just this year. #MUSCTogether

Jan

 
Nurses at MUSC

MUSC College of Nursing achieves ranking as No. 2 online graduate nursing program in the United States from U.S. News & World Report for the second year in a row.
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Feb

 
Gourmet and Grapes attendees

Hollings Cancer Center sets a new MUSC record with its annual Gourmet & Grapes fundraiser, pulling in nearly $643,000 for cancer research. 

MAR

 
Match day at MUSC

More than 95 percent of fourth-year medical students successfully match with hospitals through the National Residency Matching Program, beating the national average. 
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APR

 
Employees at the YES table

Our Yearly Employee Support (YES) Campaign kicks off for the 32nd year and goes on to exceed its goals by both growing the total amount raised to nearly $437,000 and increasing participation by 14 percent. 

MAY

 
Commencement at MUSC

Students, representing 45 states and 22 countries and ranging in age from 20 to 72, graduate from our six colleges at our 2017 commencement ceremonies. 

JUN

 
Pediatric Neurosurgeon Eskandari with a patient

MUSC Children’s Hospital ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” with leading specialties in cardiology/heart surgery, nephrology, urology, cancer, gastroenterology/GI surgery and neurology/neurosurgery.
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JUL

 
revealing telehealth

Thanks to funding from South Carolina Legislature, The Duke Endowment and private donors, the MUSC Health Center for Telehealth opens with a dedicated space in the main hospital.
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AUG

 
Surgeons at MUSC

For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report ranks MUSC the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina and one of the top 50 hospitals in the country for treatment of ear, nose and throat disorders, gynecology, urology and cancer.
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SEP

 
researchers at MUSC

MUSC researchers and partners across the state receive a $20 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, helping with developments such as an implant that helps communicate with skeletal muscle cells to reduce scarring.
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OCT

 
Rendering of the play area

Local businesswoman Anita Zucker and her family make a $5 million contribution to support a child life atrium, a 3,200-square-foot therapeutic play area within the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital. 
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NOV

 
Holiday lights along Doughty Street

MUSC kicks off an initiative to build the Charleston Medical District Greenway, a pedestrian-friendly boulevard and gathering area running through the middle of campus.
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DEC

 
50th Anniversary Logo

College of Health Professions concludes its 50th anniversary fundraising campaign and prepares for a celebration in early 2018.