Why Myrtle Beach?

Grand Strand Medical Center provides a unique community hospital training environment marked by collegiality and educational opportunity:

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  1. Affiliation with major teaching university.
  2. Direct one-on-one individualized teaching with faculty.
  3. Patient population is diverse and from all over the country.
  4. Very busy hospital that couples excellence in stroke care, cardiac care and trauma with core internal medicine
  5. Fully functional educational library access.
  6. The hospital draws from a 200,000+ population base area.
  7. Population of visitors exceeding 17 million per year.
  8. Cultural competency learning opportunities.
  9. Robust ER learning opportunities.
  10. Large ICU with superb intensivists.
  11. Broad based patient panel of internal medicine patients that will challenge the learner.
  12. Fun outside of residency options during time off including water sports, beach, clubs, restaurants and more.
  13. Possible future fellowships on-site.
  14. Leadership roles available in growing program.
  15. Quality of life.

Kristy Zanao
Graduate Medical Education Program Coordinator

Our patients have access to an experienced team of physicians, nurses, clinicians and rehabilitation specialists.
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