Our school is looking toward the future with the goal of supporting the health needs
of South Carolina and beyond through exemplary medical education, research that matters
and quality patient care initiatives.
M.D. program and graduate programs are helping grow a pipeline of skilled health care professionals and biomedical scientists
who will help advance the health of our state, our nation and beyond.
Our programs take full advantage of the University of South Carolina's status as a
Tier 1 research university. Students work closely with faculty mentors who are engaged
in impactful research both in the lab and at the patient bedside.
Our medical group, developed through a partnership with Prisma Health, is the largest
multispecialty, clinically integrated group in the Midlands with more than 800 providers
and 130 practices. Each year more than one million people visit our practices.
Wood wins behavioral pharmacology award
The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) Division for Behavioral Pharmacology is honoring Susan Wood, Ph.D. with the 2020 J.H. Woods Early Career Award in Behavioral Pharmacology.
New assistant dean appointed for Florence Regional Campus
Alan G. Sechtin, M.D., has been named a new assistant dean of medical education at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia, in this role he will oversee the school's Florence Regional Campus.
Research Center for Transforming Health welcomes new interim director
Kevin Bennett, Ph.D., has been named as interim director of the Research Center for Transforming Health at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia.
Hester awarded prestigious AMA award
The American Medical Association (AMA) has presented William H. Hester, M.D., with the Benjamin Rush Award for Citizenship and Community Service for a lifetime of service to his country and community.
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Spotlight on Fellowships
Ph.D. candidate Katy Pilarzyk was one of three UofSC students awarded a NSF Graduate
Research Fellowship in 2019. She's using her funding to continue her work in Michy
Kelly’s lab, which studies the inner workings of the brain to better understand social
and cognitive deficits.
Match Day 2019
View the full 2019 Match Report [pdf] View for a complete list of residency appointments. photos from the 2019 Match Day Ceremony at The Zone.