‘MUSC’s Match Day’: Over 100 students find out their residency placement

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Med school graduate students across the nation, including in the Lowcountry, are spending the day celebrating. Over 100 students at MUSC found out where they will be spending their residency program on Friday morning at Charleston Music Hall. Exactly 159 students got their match, with 44 staying at MUSC. A total of 36% are staying in the state of South Carolina (Click Here to Read the Entire Article) Watch The Video

March 20, 2023|Categories: 2023, General, Young Physicians|Tags: |

Dr. Stephen Schabel receives the Order of the Palmetto

Doctor Stephen Irwin Schabel received the Order of the Palmetto for his service to the citizens of South Carolina in addition to his capable teaching and service to the Medical University.  He has also volunteered for many years on the Board of Medical Examiners.

January 24, 2023|Categories: 2023, Member Highlights|Tags: |

Healthlinks November/December 2021

Check us out in the November/December 2021 issue of Healthlinks DID YOU KNOW? Each issue CCMS sponsors a topic. Let Dana know of your ideas for any upcoming articles.

November 3, 2021|Categories: 2021, General, Member Highlights|Tags: , , |

Statewide Virtual Be SMART Presentation

Dr. Annie Andrews, CCMS School Health Committee Member, to volunteer at statewide BeSMART Presentation on April 13th at 8pm Be SMART is a national AAP-aligned program that aims to reduce pediatric firearm injuries and deaths through adult-directed education on responsible firearm storage. You will learn how you can incorporate the Be SMART program into your practice or how to share this life-saving information with your neighbors. RSVP Here

April 6, 2021|Categories: 2021, Member Highlights, School Health|Tags: , |

The Roots of Racism and Ethical Bias in American Medicine

Time:  8:00 a.m. Thursday, March 25 Location: Zoom Livestream Only **Please Do Not Come to 300 CSB- Online Only**Streaming: “An Introduction and Difficult Discussion.  The Roots of Racism and Ethical Bias in American Medicine” Presenter: Richard D. deShazo, MD MACP Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Billy S, Guytom Distinguished Professor University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson; Adjunct Professor of Medical Education, Department of Medical Education, School of Medicine, University of Alabama in Birmingham Learning Objectives: To familiarize physicians with the history of institutional racism in America. To familiarize physicians with the history of institutional racism in American Medicine. To [...]

March 23, 2021|Categories: 2021, General|Tags: |

Meet the CCMS Scholarship Recipients

CCMS awarded a $2,000 cash scholarship to each of these five medical students: M. Caroline Spitznagel, M4 Turner Rainwater Byers, M3 Austin McCadden, M4 Ryan Wilkins, M1 Lauren "Evey" Adams, M2 We are so proud of all of your accomplishments and perseverance! Please continue to invite medical students to join CCMS for free. They are the future of CCMS!

February 2, 2021|Categories: 2020, Young Physicians|Tags: , |

Gun locks soon to be distributed to Charleston County School District nurses

 Dr. Annie Andrews, CCMS, School Health Committee Member, in the News View Story

January 21, 2021|Categories: 2021, Member Highlights, School Health|Tags: , , |

PRESS RELEASE Black and Hispanic/Latino faculty urge communities of color to take the COVID-19 vaccine


January 14, 2021|Categories: 2021, Covid-19, General, Healthcare Disparities, Public Health|Tags: |


Click the link below to schedule directly: Reason for visit: COVID VAX Insurance info - This is not a hard stop on the form.  Enter something. Use your mobile phone number as the contact number Take a screenshot of the appointment confirmation for your records. Bring some sort of identification that shows you are a healthcare worker (employment badge, a letter from medical practice, healthcare license), etc.  This is an honor system. -- Marcelo Hochman, MD President, CCMS

January 3, 2021|Categories: 2021, Covid-19, Public Health|Tags: , , |

Medical Students Scholarship

We are delighted to have over 60 medical students as CCMS members. At the Annual Meeting, we will be awarding $2,000 scholarships to five medical students. The recipients may use these funds at their discretion. Please continue to invite medical students to join CCMS for free. They are the future of CCMS!

December 21, 2020|Categories: 2020, Young Physicians|Tags: , |


CCMS Members can feel proud of the fact that due to the success of our PPE PROJECT CCMS is able to award .... As the founder of the PPE PROJECT CCMS receives an ongoing donation reflective of sales – which is used for scholarships for deserving medical students. CCMS is pleased to announce that we will be awarding five cash scholarships to MUSC Medical Students. [Did you know that students can join CCMS for free?] Each student will be given a $2000 check directly to be used toward whatever needs they may have.  We feel that this direct aid [...]

November 17, 2020|Categories: 2020, Young Physicians|Tags: , |

November’s SHC Lunch Lecture -Dr. Zoher Kapasi

Register for the SHC Lunch Lecture here. Dr. Kapasi will be discussing the history of the College of Health Professions at November’s SHC Lunch Lecture.

October 21, 2020|Categories: 2020, General|Tags: , |

The Pandemic Century

REGISTER HERE The Waring Historical Library is co-sponsoring this event with the Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival. 

October 20, 2020|Categories: 2020, Covid-19, General, Public Health|Tags: , , |

Waring Library Society Summer 2020 Newsletter

James H. Tolley, MD, MAT President, Waring Library Society Board Read Entire Newsletter Here

September 3, 2020|Categories: 2020, Covid-19, General, Member Highlights, Public Health|Tags: , |

Race and Ethnicity in 21st Century Health Care

TWENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL THOMAS A. PITTS LECTURESHIP IN MEDICAL ETHICS/Race and Ethnicity in 21st Century Health Care Upcoming Conference at the Medical University of South Carolina March 26, Charleston, SC Race and Ethnicity in 21st Century Health Care TWENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL THOMAS A. PITTS LECTURESHIP IN MEDICAL ETHICS KEYNOTE ADDRESS Thaddeus J. Bell, MD, Founder and CEO, Closing the Gap in Health Care, Inc. RACE AND MEDICAL SCHOOL ADMISSIONS Nancy Zisk, JD, Professor of Law, Charleston School of Law Richard H. Sander, JD, PhD, Professor of Law, University of California Los Angeles BIAS IN MEDICAL EDUCATION Paul F. George, MD, Associate Dean of Medical Education, Brown [...]

January 29, 2020|Categories: 2020, Event|Tags: , |

Forgotten in ‘America’s Forgotten Pandemic’: African Americans and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic

Waring’s Joseph I. Waring Jr. Lecture to focus on 1918 Influenza Epidemic Dr. Vanessa Northington Gamble internationally recognized scholar on the history of race and American medicine CHARLESTON, SC (March 28, 2019) – Dr. Vanessa Northington Gamble will present the 2019 Joseph I. Waring Jr. Lecture, entitled, "Forgotten in ‘America’s Forgotten Pandemic’: African Americans and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic". Her talk is timed to commemorate the centennial of the 1918 influenza, which was particularly virulent in Charleston from October to November 1918. The lecture, hosted by MUSC’s Waring Historical Library, will be held Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. [...]

March 14, 2019|Categories: 2019, General|Tags: , |
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