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Inclusive Excellence Programs and Opportunities

Medical Students

The Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Student Program is sponsored by the College of Medicine and the Department of Medicine. The program invites fourth year under-represented in medicine (URM) medical students (African-American, Native-American, Hispanic and Native Hawaiian) to participate in a fourth year externship at MUSC.

  • Total students accepted: 4
  • Funding available: up to $1,500.00 toward educational expenses
  • Application deadline for funding: July 1st
  • Email to MED Coordinator Mary Ann Snell at expressing your desire to participate in this program.

Resident and Fellows

Learn more about the Department of Medicine’s commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in our Internal Medicine Residency Program.

The College of Medicine launched a major recruitment effort for under-represented in Aligned with the mission of the MUSC College of Medicine, the Department of Medicine fosters an atmosphere of cultural understanding, cultural competency, and opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds.

To learn more about the College of Medicine’s Resources for Current Residents and Fellows including the McClennan-Banks Residents & Fellows Networking Group, URM Resident Ambassadors and our Resident Diversity Transition Forum, visit


The College of Medicine offers various Inclusive excellence programs for faculty.

DOM Research in Equity in Healthcare and Healthcare Delivery

The Department of Medicine has an extensive portfolio of research focused on healthcare and health care delivery disparities. DOM faculty across our divisions are engaged in advancing our understanding and designing solutions to reduce health disparities through research. Below are several featured centers and programs: