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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


People gather to look at the Dentaroid dental robot

Lifelike Dentaroid debuts at College of Medicine

"Hanoko" is one of thirteen such robots around the world and first of its kind in North or South America.

Expert Advice

People magazine featuring Demi Lovato

A guide to getting kids ready to head back to school

From sleep to snacks to gun safety, doctors offer advice. 

Best Hospital

Dr. Autumn Edenfield talks with patient Mary Lee Comer

MUSC named No. 1 hospital in state with multiple specialties honored as well

U.S. News & World Report releases its Best Hospitals Rankings and Ratings.

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