Division of Emergency medicine

Lance Scott, M.D.

Dr. Scott joined the MUSC faculty in August of 2007.  He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Notre Dame in 1992 and then graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 2004.  In the interim period between undergraduate and medical school, Dr. Scott worked as a Legislative Assistant for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Commerce, an authorizing committee for health care policy.  He completed a residency in Emergency Medicine in 2007 at East Carolina University.  

Dr. Scott’s interests are in the areas of Disaster Medicine, Emergency Preparedness, and human performance in chaotic environments. He also has an interest in health law and public policy – particularly the metrics of preparedness and ‘surge capability' in the Emergency Department and the importance of physician advocacy for comprehensive health care reform. Finally, he is very interested in medical education and is actively involved in teaching/training Residents and Medical Students. He is the Director of the Center for Health Preparedness Training and Emergency Response (www.musc.edu/chpter) and a member of the Board of the SC College of Emergency Physicians (SCCEP).

Dr. Scott's Curriculum Vitae (PDF Format)*

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Lancer A. Scott, MD


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