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 faculty members help staff the Prisma Health-Midlands Medical Group, the largest
multispecialty, clinically integrated group in the Midlands. School of Medicine faculty
members also provide patient care at a number of other South Carolina healthcare systems.
Hoppmann Receives Prestigious Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award
Dr. Richard Hoppmann, founder and past director of the Ultrasound Institute at the School of Medicine Columbia, was honored as a 2022 Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award recipient from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
2022 School of Medicine Columbia Award Recipients Announced
The recipients of the Alumni and Dean's Awards, as well as the Gillespie Award, the Luminary Leaders in Medicine, and the Award for Advancement of Women in Science and Medicine will be honored in a ceremony on Oct. 27, 2022.
Goodman Leads Team Analyzing how the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Charity Care Policy
In a new study of 170 tax-exempt hospitals before and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic (2019-2021), findings suggest that 84.1 percent of those hospitals made changes to their charity care policies during the timeframe.
Highlights from Discover UofSC 2022
Discover UofSC was back in person for the first time since 2019 on April 22 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The annual showcase welcomed about 850 presentations and more than 2,000 attendees.
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All within our School of Medicine family and our community have been deeply affected
by recent events that highlight ongoing racism within our society. As a school of
medicine, we must acknowledge these issues serve as barriers to achieving a just society,
and exercise our responsibility to be part of the solution.
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The University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Columbia is committed to providing
an environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment.
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Learn about how the university is changing to mitigate the effects of the
novel coronavirus and what you can do to help.