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Hospital Medicine

Welcome to the Division of Hospital Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Previously a section within the Division of General Internal Medicine, in 2020 the Division of Hospital Medicine became the newest division in the Department of Medicine comprising over 40 physicians and advanced practice providers. Our mission is to provide the highest quality, evidence-based care to patients in South Carolina while advancing quality improvement, patient safety, and education. MUSC’s Division of Hospital Medicine vision is to be regional and national leaders in hospital medicine by promoting excellence, lifelong learning, innovation, and professional development among our faculty.

As MUSC College of Medicine faculty, our division supports three core missions:

  • Provide patient-centered, high quality, evidence-based care to patients in South Carolina
  • Deliver excellent medical education at the undergraduate and graduate medical level
  • Promote hospital medicine quality improvement, patient safety, and clinical research efforts

Patient Care

The Division of Hospital Medicine staffs five teaching and six private inpatient services in University Hospital and the Ashley River Tower. Additionally, the division provides coverage for the following services: orthopedic co-management, hospital medicine inpatient consultation, preoperative clinic, telemedicine to rural hospitals, and observation units.

Education

The Division of Hospital Medicine includes faculty who serve as leaders in both undergraduate and graduate medical education at MUSC, Master Clinical Skills Teachers, members of the Academy of Medical Education, and Golden Apple Award Winners.

Quality Improvement and Research

The Division of Hospital Medicine is currently involved in quality improvement and clinical research in work related to interhospital transfers, delirium, point-of-care ultrasound, and medical education.