Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Welcome to the Medical University of South Carolina’s Emergency Medicine Residency program! Our program is in its 11th year of operation, and consists of a three-year program with 10 residents per class. The goal when you complete this program is to become an excellent emergency medicine physician who is ready for independent practice out in the community, or in the academic world as well. We have a variety of paths you can take during your academic journey through our program, including global health, ultrasound, critical care, and pediatric emergency medicine – and you get to do all of this in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. We look forward to receiving your application and feel free to reach out to any of us for questions you may have.  

Please visit our section links, on the drop down menu to the left, which give further details on our application process, benefits, and rotation structure.

Dr. Jeffrey Bush       Dr. Simon Watson        Dr. Lindsey Jennings

Pictured above is our Residency Leadership:
Jeffrey Bush, M.D., Program Director
Simon Watson, M.D., Associate Program Director
Lindsey Jennings, M.D., MPH Assistant Program Director

Should you have any particular questions, please reach out to our Program Coordinator:
Melanie Pigott, BA, C-TAGME

2021 Recruitment Season

ERAS Emergency Medicine Residency Applicants:

Thank you very much for your interest in our program! Please note we are in the midst of reviewing applications, and will send out invites directly to selected candidates. We are using the Thalamus platform again this year, as it was very successful last year.

The EM/CORD Community has come to consensus for a unified/universal release date: Wednesday, October 20th, 2021. We will send invites on this day. Our interview days are in November and December.

If you have any questions, please reach out to our residency coordinator, Melanie Pigott.

For any upcoming virtual events and updates, please follow us on Instagram: musc_em

College of Medicine:  Virtual Diversity Hangouts for underrepresented in medicine (URM) residency applicants.

Meet with MUSC GME Resident Ambassadors, including our very own EM Representatives: Drs. Brieana “Brie” Rodriguez and Chiagozie “Gozie” Nwosu! Learn more about MUSC and ask any questions you may have, we encourage you to join for a session.

Some Highlights of the Residency Program

3-year Global Health Track for EM Residents
EUS Academy for EM Residents
Fellowships available are Peds EM, Emergency Ultrasound, Global Health, Neuro Critical Care, and Critical Care
Free Membership to MUSC's Wellness Center
iPhones provided by the University
Annual CME credit
Food stipends
3 weeks of vacation time
Optional retirement program

Visiting Student Information

Hello Students!  Our VSAS Catalog is now open for review.  Applications can be submitted as of May 1, 2021. 
We will accept visiting students between Blocks 1-4.  Selected applicants will be notified directly via the VSAS system around mid-May.
EMRA Match Site                 
EM Resident Interview with Dr. Bush, in the August EMRA Medical Student Newsletter;                                                                                                                                       
Questions may be directed to our Clerkship Coordinator - Melanie Pigott,        C-TAGME (pigott@musc.edu).



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