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MUSC James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine 2015-2020 Strategic Plan


The College of Dental Medicine will advance our national leadership in oral health education, service and research, and be an outstanding place to learn, teach, expand knowledge, work, and serve.


The mission of the College of Dental Medicine is to develop principled, skilled, compassionate and culturally sensitive practitioners and leaders in oral health care, to expand the body of knowledge about oral and related diseases, and to serve the citizens of South Carolina and beyond.

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Cultural competency
  • Adaptability
  • Sustainability

Goal Areas

Strategic Plan 2015-2020 (PDF)