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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

Taking the Long View

Dr. Alam meets with Hailey and Nico Tanner

MUSC Health welcomes new pediatric urologist 

Dr. Alam looks beyond patients' 18th birthdays to consider how they can thrive in decades to come.     

Bridge Run Legend

Julian Smith

'Father of the Bridge Run' faces adversity head-on 

Diagnosed with glioblastoma, Julian Smith creates a fund for cancer research. 

Aortic Aneurysms

Aorta with flexible stent

Doctors test new avenue for treating aortic aneurysms

MUSC Health patient becomes first in state to be treated with new flexible stent.

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