Hello and welcome to the University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Every day, we are taking steps to advance health in South Carolina and beyond in a way that is progressive, insightful and groundbreaking.
The School of Medicine takes pride in our contributions toward humanity and the sense of confidence we bring to the education of future physicians and scientists, the discovery of medical treatments and the delivery of health care.
Students at the School of Medicine understand the tremendous impact medicine plays in the lives of mankind. Skilled scientists are conducting research in our laboratories that unravels medical mysteries and give society hope. Our expert physicians have gained the trust of thousands for quality, compassionate health care throughout the Midlands. All of this is possible because faculty, staff and students are committed to making the future of medicine relevant for life today.
As we embark on a strategic plan for the School of Medicine, one factor will remain in focus—our desire to make you proud of what we do and accomplish each day. For nearly 20 years, I have been a member of the School of Medicine faculty. And I can say with conviction that the medical school is driven by innovation and progress, as we have been since the admission of our first class in 1977. The School of Medicine is committed to moving forward with a clear vision and purpose and will devote our efforts on maintaining a highly respected national reputation.
We will continue to make you proud.
Richard A. Hoppmann, MD