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Upstate South Carolina Region

Core Hospital Training Sites

Hospital Information Sheet Location Site Coordinator
AnMed Health Information Sheet Anderson, SC kathy.barrington [at] anmedhealth.org (Kathy Barrington)
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System Information Sheet Greenville, SC Noreen_bachman [at] bshsi.org (Noreen Bachman)
Mary Black Health System Information Sheet Spartanburg, SC paytra.shackley [at] maryblack.org (Paytra Shackley)
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center Information Sheet Spartanburg, SC melowens [at] srhs.com (Melissa Owens)

Central South Carolina Region

Core Hospital Training Sites

Hospital Information Sheet Location Site Coordinator
Clarendon Health System   Manning, SC cjones [at] chsystem.org (Cornelia Jones)
Newberry County Hospital Information Sheet Newberry, SC rhmartin [at] carolinas.vcom.edu (Renee Martin)
Palmetto Health Tuomey Information Sheet Sumter, SC molly.ostrowski [at] palmettohealth.org (Molly Ostrowski)
Regional Center of Orangeburg Information Sheet Orangeburg, SC CCHeape [at] regmed.com (Cathy Heape)

Affiliated Hospital Training Sites

Hospital Information Sheet Location Site Coordinator
William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center   Columbia, SC cguess [at] carolinas.vcom.edu (Clair Guess)

Eastern South Carolina Region

Core Hospital Training Sites

Hospital Information Sheet Location Site Coordinator
Grand Strand Regional Center Information Sheet Myrtle Beach, SC Kam.Richardson [at] hcahealthcare.com (Kam Richardson)
McLeod Medical Regional Center   Florence, SC bbecker [at] mcleodhealth.org (Brooke Becker)

Charlotte-area South Carolina Region

Core Hospital Training Sites

Hospital Information Sheet Location Site Coordinator
Blue Ridge Healthcare   Morganton, NC Christie.winebarger [at] blueridgehealth.org (Christi Winebarger)
Piedmont Medical Center Information Sheet Rock Hill, SC cbarr [at] carolinas.vcom.edu (C.C. Barr)
Springs Memorial Hospital Information Sheet Lancaster, SC jughent [at] comporium.net (Julie Ghent) 

Core Hospital Training Sites


Blue Ridge Health Care – Morganton, NC

Blue Ridge Health Care

Nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Catawba Valley, Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge is located halfway between Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina. Our western North Carolina community provides small town living with easy access to larger metropolitan cities. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the region with the Blue Ridge Parkway, breathtaking mountain views and pristine lakes, Morganton and the surrounding area provide unique opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, skiing, kayaking and canoeing.

Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge is committed to providing compassionate and cost-effective care to the patients of western North Carolina. Upholding our mission to “enhance life by excelling in care,” our physicians and healthcare teams are dedicated to delivering high-yield training experiences for the growth and technical advancement required for our trainees to be successful.

We are proud to offer the first osteopathic-only programs in the state and are committed to providing excellent training for our residents. We are excited about the positive impact residency training at Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge will have on our community as we educate leaders to help meet the healthcare needs of western North Carolina. Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge offers residency training opportunities in family medicine/ OMT and internal medicine, as well as fellowship training opportunities in gastroenterology.


Clarendon Health System – Manning, SC

Clarendon Health
Site Coordinator:
Cornelia Jones, cjones [at] chsystem.org
Director of Student Medical Education: Dr. Catherine Rabon
Website: http://www.clarendonhealth.com
Housing Available for Fourth Year Residence: No

Clarendon Health System seeks to provide you with a high-quality healthcare home with a dedicated, professional medical staff, highly trained nurses and caregivers, advanced technology and equipment, and modern facilities.

We began in 1951 as Clarendon Memorial Hospital, an acute care hospital staffed by general practitioners and a general surgeon. Since then, taking care of the citizens of Clarendon County and surrounding areas has been our way of life. Today, as Clarendon Health System, we have grown to be more than a community hospital. With 38 primary and specialized care physicians and more than 20 services to meet your health and wellness needs, we are committed to providing comprehensive care and services to the community.


McLeod Medical Regional Center – Florence, SC

McLeod Medical

Site Coordinator: Brooke Becker, bbecker [at] mcleodhealth.org
Director of Student Medical Education: Dr. Gerard Jebaily
Website: http://www.mcleodhealth.org
Housing Available for Fourth Year Residence: No

For more than 100 years, McLeod Health has consistently delivered compassionate, leading-edge healthcare to the people of northeastern South Carolina. From national-recognized cardiac care to a state-of-the-art Surgical Tower featuring the "Operating Room of Tomorrow", McLeod continues to achieve new levels of medical excellence.


William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center – Columbia, SC

William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center

Site Coordinator: Clair Guess, cguess [at] carolinas.vcom.edu
Director of Student Medical Education:
Website: http://www.columbiasc.va.gov
Housing Available for Fourth Year Residence: Yes

The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) is a 216 authorized bed facility, which includes acute medical, surgical, psychiatric, and long-term care. The hospital provides primary, secondary, and some tertiary care. In 2012, the medical center served over 73,690 unique Veterans during FY 2012. There were 906,858 (not unique) outpatient visits and a total of 4,821 inpatients treated.

Dorn VAMC is a level 1C teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, education, and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, cardiology, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care.


*NOTICE OF CLINICAL SITE CHANGES
Hospital sites are subject to change based on the VCOM Administration, student training needs, and/or administrative changes in hospitals. While the training sites are subject to change without notice to students, those students who are in clinical rotations at the time of the change will be accommodated for the duration of the rotation when possible. Rotation site changes will be updated to the class choosing rotations annually.