Department of medicine

Department of Medicine Visiting Clerkship Program

The Medicine Visiting Clerkship Program (MVCP) is sponsored jointly by the Medical University of South Carolina Department of Medicine, the Dean's Office, and the Office of Diversity.  This program provides support for fourth-year minority (African American, Native American, and Hispanic American) medical students to participate in internal medicine rotations through the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).

This MVCP is designed to:

  1. Foster the students' awareness of the opportunities in academic medicine
  2. Expose the medical student to the outstanding training program in the Department of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina
  3. Increase the number of students underrepresented in the medicine applying to the IM Residency Training Program at MUSC

Program Specifics:

  1. Four week clerkships offered July through January each year.
  2. Eligibility:  fourth-year medical students in good standing at LCME accredited medical schools.
  3. Financial support for travel to and from Charleston.
  4. Housing support.
  5. Opportunities to meet with the residency program director, current residents, and students.
  6. A student dinner with a minority faculty and/or resident once during your four week rotation.
  7. Available rotations:

      Consultations/Clinics in:  Clinical Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology,
        Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Pulmonary, and Rheumatology

Visiting students have access to the MUSC library, student facilities, educational programs, and seminars.

For further information about the Medicine Visiting Clerkship Program please contact:

Mary Ann Snell, Project Coordinator
Medical University of South Carolina
Department of Medicine, Education
96 Jonathan Lucas St., MSC 623
Charleston, SC  29425
Tel:  (843) 792-7282      Fax:  (843) 792-0448

Application Procedure
 Learn more about the MVCP

Online Resources
Department of Medicine 
 Internal Medicine Residency
 Med/Peds Residency
 Med/Psych Residency
 Emergency Medicine Residency
 MUSC Library
 Office of Student Diversity


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