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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

Inclusion to Innovation

Anton Gunn

'What ifs' show importance of inclusion at MUSC summit

Leaders say embracing diversity is the right thing to do on multiple levels.

Mass Violence

MUSC develops center to help survivors of mass violence

It will take a scientific approach to finding what works — and what doesn't. (Image from 

New Addition

Dr. Guttridge

MUSC recruits cancer researcher for dual appointment

Denis Guttridge will play key roles with Darby Children's Research Institute and Hollings Cancer Center.

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