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
2024 heart health faculty experts list
February is American Heart Month. The University of South Carolina is home to many faculty members who are available to offer their expertise in cardio care and research.
New Brain Health Network, Brain Health Center address need for better dementia assessment
When it comes to risk factors for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, the Palmetto State checks every box, from high incidence of stroke and diabetes to heart disease and obesity.
Carolinian Spotlight: Leonardo Bonilha
As clinical director for the new USC Brain Health Network, Leo Bonilha brings a wealth of research expertise related to language recovery for aphasia patients and outcomes of epilepsy treatment.
FoodShare SC increases online access, reduces food insecurity
FoodShare South Carolina received approval from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to accept SNAP online for purchases of fruits and vegetables sold through its Fresh Food Box program. FoodShare SC is one of only a few community-based organizations in the nation selected to participate in the online purchasing program.
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