About the Organization
WELCOME TO THE PALMETTO HEALTH USC MEDICAL GROUP
The Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) company that brings together physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers from two of South Carolinas most respected organizations Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. We are the Midlands regions largest multispecialty, clinically integrated medical group and 11th largest employer.
Combining the medical excellence, compassionate care and clinical research expertise of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine with the advanced technologies of Palmetto Health, our health system partner, we go beyond caring for people to caring about people.
We are building a system to provide our patients with many new services and areas of expertise, providing greater access to care in convenient locations.
Join a medical staff whose teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect provide patients and families the highest quality advanced care together with the latest technology, education and the hope they deserve.
At Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, you will discover an environment that emphasizes innovation and a commitment to excellence, a partnership with a large academic center and the region's largest network of skilled primary care physicians and specialists.
Become a member of a medical staff where your experience and passion for delivering quality health care make a difference for patients and their families.
We look to build something new by reimagining possibilities and are guided by our firm commitment to our Vision, To be known for clinical excellence and remembered for compassionate care.
About the Community
Where you're in the middle of everything!
Columbia and Sumter are located in the heart of South Carolina, with the City of Sumter just 44 miles east of Columbia, the state capital. Conveniently located in the center of the state, with a short drive to the east you have one of the greatest stretches of beaches in the world, the Myrtle Beach Grand Strand, and to the south is Historic Charleston, SC; while the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Appalachian Mountains are a short distance to the northwest. We enjoy a moderate climate year around with warm summers and mild winters. This is a region that's just now being discovered for its attractive, active lifestyle, affordable cost of living and its pleasant and welcoming spirit.
In 2015, Medscape Medical News listed Columbia, SC as the 7th Best place to practice medicine. Centrally located in the state, Columbia is South Carolina's capital and home to most every amenity expected of a metropolitan area. From SEC and minor league sports to beautiful rivers and parks along with shopping and dining, Columbia offers something for every age and interest.
Sumter, SC is a medium-sized community with approximately 108,000 residents and a catchment area of approximately 160,000 that offers all the services and amenities of a metropolitan community while embracing you with its small-town charm. Sumter is a family-friendly community and is home to Shaw AFB and the 3rd Army Headquarters. An abundance of leisure activities are available, including a vibrant arts community, some of the regions best golf, tennis, fishing and hunting, as well as, excellent educational opportunities.