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Diversity and Inclusion

The Department of Medicine is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community of trainees, faculty, and staff to meet the needs of the diverse populations we serve. By increasing the diversity of our workforce, the department seeks to improve public health and eliminate disparities in health care through innovative approaches to patient care.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming DEI Training and Intercultural Education Opportunities

There are multiple educational opportunities related to diversity, equity and inclusion in the coming year, including the following:

  • Appreciating Diverse Experiences
  • Effective Allyship
  • Embracing Generational Differences
  • Having Difficult Conversations
  • Recognizing and Challenging Unconscious Bias
  • Safe Zone Ally Training

DEI credit hours are available. Please see the DEI program flyer for a complete listing and details.

View more great events on the Upcoming Diversity Events & Training Calendar.

MUSC Health Diversity Highlights:

  • #5 in the Country! U.S. News and World Report recently ranked the College of Medicine 5th in the country for the number of African-American students enrolled in medical school (excluding Historically Black Colleges and Universities).
  • The American Association of Medical Colleges ranks MUSC in the 97th percentile for medical schools with the most African-American graduates and in the 95th percentile for medical schools preparing physicians to care for patients of different backgrounds.
  • 100 percent of leaders at MUSC Health completed at least four hours of diversity and inclusion training in the last year including courses in managing a diverse workforce and unconscious bias.

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Best Employers for Diversity

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has been ranked No. 13 out of 500 organizations on the Forbes 2019 list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. In addition, MUSC ranked No. 3 among the 30 institutions listed in the education category.

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