College of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
The College of Medicine, as an integral part of the Medical University of South Carolina,is dedicated to the University's education, research and service missions. The College recognizes the imperative for decisive leadership in responding to changing concepts, resources and systems of delivery which relate to health care generally and academic medicine specifically.
The College is committed to maintaining an educational environment for all students which prepares them for a career of excellence in the practice of medicine and service to their communities. We recognize the need to engender and support life-long learning to sustain and expand competence and performance throughout the physician's career. We acknowledge the importance of interdisciplinary education in the provision of accessible, high-quality health services.
The College is committed to the continued development and expansion of biomedical research to extend the boundaries of health care for all people. Further, we support enhancement of research directed to improving access, enhancing quality and controlling costs of health care.
The College participates in a medical center with broad capabilities and responsibility for the provision of tertiary/quaternary health services for citizens in the state. At the same time there is need to establish and nurture strong programs in primary health care to support current and future educational, research and service requirements.
The College is concerned with ensuring optimal opportunities for all constituentsstudents, faculty and administration, including all backgrounds and levels of diversity, to achieve full potential.
The College is committed to the development and prudent use of resources to achieve its mission.