The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia is training future generations of physicians, health care professionals and scientists while supporting the growing health needs of South Carolinians.
Educational programs at the School of Medicine Columbia take full advantage of the University of South Carolina’s status as the state’s only Tier 1 research university. Students receive a leading-edge, exemplary medical education from a school where interdisciplinary research and quality patient care initiatives transform medicine in real time.
A Learning Community
The School of Medicine Columbia has a close-knit, family feel — and a high faculty to student ratio — with robust student and career services that foster community and focus on your wellbeing. Pursue your medical or graduate degree in programs that are fully accredited and prepare graduates well for rewarding careers as healthcare professionals or biomedical scientists.Education
USC clinicians bring new tactics to challenge of stroke, neurological disorders in SC
South Carolina has a big shortage of neurologists for its population. While there are efforts in place to address that problem, the University of South Carolina’s School of Medicine in Columbia already has taken major steps to provide better comprehensive stroke care across the state.
2023 rural health faculty experts
Thursday (Nov. 16) is National Rural Health Day. The University of South Carolina has a number of faculty members who are available to offer their expertise in rural health services and research.
USC faculty, alumni work to fill health care needs in rural areas
Living in a rural community brings lots of advantages: close-knit communities, easy access to nature, less noise and pollution, lower home prices. But a lack of population density also brings challenges, and access to health care is one of them. As daunting as the state’s health issues can seem, the University of South Carolina is well positioned to help.
Pediatric subspecialists move beyond urban hubs to visit rural patients
The South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare at the USC School of Medicine Columbia. works to improve health care delivery for rural communities by operating and facilitating a range of programs. Through one, the Department of Pediatrics sends subspecialists into areas outside the state’s urban hubs.
Exploring Questions, Improving Outcomes
We are the only university in South Carolina and one of just 32 public universities to receive both the top-tier research designation and the community engagement designation from the Carnegie Foundation. That means students have the opportunity to work closely with research faculty within the School of Medicine and on research projects around the university.Research
Health Sciences Campus
The university is in the early planning stages of construction for a new, 16-acre health sciences campus in Columbia. Construction on the new medical education and biomedical science research buildings is slated to begin in 2025 with completion in 2027. It will be a state-of-the-art learning environment designed for teaching South Carolina’s next generation of health care professionals and research scientists.Strategic Plan