Summer Medicine Academy

Students taking part in a didactic session on campus. 


The Summer Careers Academy (Medicine Track) is a one-week residential program. This program is jointly sponsored by the South Carolina Area Health and Education Consortium (AHEC) and the College of Medicine. Fifteen (15) Academy Fellows take part in a week of clinical and didactic sessions on the campus of MUSC, a shadowing experience as well as a community service project. Didactic sessions and project topics focus on health disparities prevalent among South Carolinians.

Program Brochure


The program is designed to assist minority and disadvantaged students to prepare for entry into medical education training programs within South Carolina.


June 13-17, 2022

This year’s Summer Careers Academy will be a blended format, with the first part of the week taking place online and the second part of the week taking place on MUSC’s campus in Charleston. Attendance at both portions is required for students to complete the Summer Careers Academy. June 13-14 will take place online, while June 15-17 will take place on MUSC’s campus in Charleston.


Students must be 18 year of age before start date.
The 2022 application is now closed. Please check back for information about next year's program.