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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

Colon Cancer

Nelson family

'I always considered myself super healthy,' athletic mom says

She was shocked to be diagnosed with colon cancer at a young age. She's not alone.

Pharmacy Friend

L'Tanya Wright

She loves to help pharmacy patients save money

This advanced pharmacy tech knows how to navigate the system. 

Match Day

Jonte and Ayden Miller

'New Docs on the Block' learn where they've matched

Future doctors have fun at event where they learn what's next for them.

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