The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville is deeply committed to fostering a culture of fairness, equity and inclusion among its diverse students, faculty, staff and other key stakeholders.
This commitment stems from a core belief that different perspectives create the intellectual
and experiential foundation through which the richest learning occurs and through
which culturally competent healthcare providers are trained. People with various life
paths who represent different racial, ethnic, gender, geographic, socioeconomic and
academic backgrounds are considered a crucial part of creating a thriving learning
Health care is changing, and the patient populations of tomorrow will be the most diverse in United States history. At the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, we want to ensure that our students have the skills and confidence to provide compassionate, high-quality care to meet each patient’s unique needs while also recognizing the broader societal and healthcare system patterns that can impact the health of various people differently.
The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville is committed to creating a nurturing environment where students from all backgrounds can thrive. Members of the Levi S. Kirkland Sr. M.D. Society of Greenville Health System have developed a mentoring program to support minority students who are underrepresented in medicine during their time at the medical school. Our students gain invaluable knowledge from mentors who have been in their shoes and now serve as physicians at GHS or are faculty members of the medical school.
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville offers several student
organizations that foster diversity.
Student bloggers write about their journey to become physicians and address such topics as diversity and inclusion.