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Town hall for the SOMC community scheduled for Jan. 12 (Tuesday)

A virtual town hall to discuss COVID-19 testing and vaccines will be held via WebEX on Jan. 12 (Tuesday). The town hall is open to all UofSC School of Medicine Columbia students, faculty and staff members.

Faculty and Staff Town Hall scheduled for Aug. 6

A virtual town hall will be held for UofSC School of Medicine Columbia faculty and staff from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 6 (Thursday). The session will address questions related to the reopening of campus. Questions may be submit in advance.

Faculty and Staff Virtual Town Hall scheduled for May 28

The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia will hold a Faculty and Staff Virtual Town Hall via WebEx on May 28 (Wednesday).

Class of 2020 recognized through creative celebrations amid COVID-19 outbreak

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that pushed students to virtual instruction in March, the faculty and staff at the School of Medicine Columbia found creative ways to celebrate the Class of 2020!


Frequently asked questions related to how operations at the School of Medicine Columbia are being impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Campbell appointed Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology chair

Berry Campbell, M.D., has been appointed chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn). He has served as the interim chair of the Ob/Gyn department since Jan. 1, 2020.

School of Medicine to hold Virtual Town Hall, April 22

The UofSC School of Medicine Columbia will hold a Virtual Town Hall for faculty and staff on Wednesday, April 22 to share updates on our response and future planning related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mayeaux to depart School of Medicine; Steen to serve as interim chair

E.J. Mayeaux, M.D., chair of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, has accepted a new role at Louisiana State University. Jamie Steen, M.D., will serve as interim chair.

School of Medicine Columbia - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This page contains School of Medicine Columbia specific news related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Derek Payne promoted to assistant dean of administration and finance

Based on the recommendation of an advisory committee and a review of his qualifications, Executive Dean Les Hall has selected Derek Payne to fill the new position of assistant dean for administration and finance, effective July 1, 2018.

Perkins stepping down from SOM of medicine roles to focus on AVP position

On July 1, 2018, Jeffrey Perkins, CPA, CIA, CHFR, MBA, relinquished his roles as chief of staff and associate dean for administration and finance for the School of Medicine to focus his attention on his role as USC associate vice president for business & finance and medical business affairs (AVP).


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