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 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 $2.3 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.
Meet the people making the new children's hospital happen
The $385M Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital will be amazing, even more so because of the passion of the people who are pouring their hearts into it.
Good thing he's not afraid of heights
Crane operator Dan Mickow braves everything from storms to lightning strikes to help build the new children's hospital. See what it's like in his world.
FDA approval expected soon for new 'living drug'
MUSC researchers excited to be part of making new cancer immunotherapy treatment a reality for patients.