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Community Engaged Medicine

Furman University and Prisma Health-Upstate partner together to offer a Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine. The 12 month/34 credit Master of Science provides:

  • An advanced understanding of science and population health related to disparities between growing medical needs and resources within communities
    ·Patient-based case studies and primary literature used throughout the curriculum
    ·Implicit Bias & Community Engagement Training prepares students for and supports them in their field experiences
  • An academic record for students pursuing medical school, dental school and other health-related professional programs and careers
  • Small classes of 15-20 students that ensure individualized attention and high-impact learning experiences
  • An integrated 9-month clinical experience in underserved communities with partner organizations such as: Prisma Health, FoodShare, Project Hope, and Greenville Free Medical Clinic.
  • Kaplan preparation for professional examinations (MCAT, DAT, GRE) included in tuition
  • Professional advising and support toward academic and career goals
    ·Office of Pre-Professional Advising through Furman University
    ·Student Success Service through University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

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