access intranet after hours circle-arrow apply blog caret circle arrow close closer look community outreach community outreach contact contact us down arrow facebook lock solid find a provider find a clinical trial find a provider find a researcher find faculty find-a-service how to apply join leadership left arrow locations logo make a gift map location maximize minimize my chart my chart notification hp notification lp next chevron right nxt prev pay your bill play previous quality and safety refer a patient request a speaker request appointment request an appointment residents corner rss search search jobs Asset 65 submit a story idea symptom checker Arrow Circle Up twitter youtube Dino Logo External Link University Logo Color University Logo Solid Health Logo Solid Arrow Right Circle Book Calendar Date Calendar Search Date Diploma Certificate Dollar Circle Donate Envelope Graduation Cap Map Pin Map Search Phone Pills Podcast
College of Medicine graduates at commencement

College of Medicine Alumni

It is the oldest medical school in the South and the 17th oldest in theUnited States. It was founded in 1824 by a small group of physicians whoserved as its faculty and supported it financially. Its first classeswere taught by a team of seven professors, in a single building indowntown Charleston. Its first graduating class included five members.From these austere beginnings grew the state’s premier academic medicalcenter, one that today includes 25 departments and is recognized as anational leader in medical education, research and patient care.


Upcoming events