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The Medical University of South Carolina

Founded in 1824, The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues the tradition of excellence in education, research and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 700 residents in six colleges and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the state’s only academic health science center and largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.4 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $250 million. MUSC operates a 700-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized children's hospital, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a Level I trauma center, Institute of Psychiatry, more than 100 outreach locations across the state, and South Carolina’s only transplant center.

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Recent MUSC News

Making the Grade

MUSC University Hospital

MUSC University Medical Center earns an A on national report card

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade looks at mistakes, injuries, accidents and infections.     

In the Swing

Frank Ford, Brooklynn Reiter, Darius Rucker

MUSC named a regional supporter of U.S. Women’s Open 

Announcement comes before crowd of kids, media and a celebrity. 

Game Plan 

Anton Gunn

State's unhealthy ranking leads to ambitious health improvement plan 

Tri-County Health Improvement Plan focuses on well-being of people across region.

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