The Medical University Of South Carolina

846 Words Dec 1st, 2016 4 Pages
The day before Thanksgiving, I went to go visit Medical University of South Carolina Emergency Room. A place that I know all too well. The Medical University of South Carolina Adult emergency Room is located on 96 Jonathan Lucas Street located in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. The Medical University of South Carolina, better known as MUSC has been around 1824. It has been serving the town of Charleston and its’ citizen with amazing services and new techniques to treat diseases. “It has expanded from a small private college for the training of physicians to a state university with a medical center and six colleges for the education of a broad range of health professionals, biomedical scientists and other health related personnel” (Adams). MUSC is a teaching hospital that is always coming up with new and innovative ways to treat their patients. But it is never at the expense of their patient’s lives. The medical college first opened their doors to serve the community in December 20th, 1823 after it was charted by the South Carolina legislature. It then became the tenth medical college in the states. The first class of thirty students graduated in April of 1825. This medical has always been open. The only time it was not open was during the years of the Civil War (1861-1865). “Following the Civil War, the college was reorganized and continued to operate, at one point with as few as two students” (Adams). From two students to the many they have now, MUSC is still…
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