Founded in 1824 in Charleston, The Medical University of South Carolina is the oldest medical school in the South of the United States. MUSC has a tradition of excellence in education, research, and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3, 000 students and residents, and has nearly 11, 000 employees, including 1, 500 faculty members. MUSC operates a 750- bed medical center, which includes anationally recognized Children's Hospital, the Ashley River Tower (cardiovascular, digestive disease, and surgical oncology), and a leading Institute of Psychiatry. The Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC is one of only 66 cancer centers in the United States designated by the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
Globalization is one of the four foundations of the MUSC Strategic Plan and it has a Goal Statement” To improve the health of people in South Carolina and globally through the
development of collaborative global partnerships in education, clinical care, and research.” For more information on academic information or clinical services, visit or www.muschealth.com.