Congratulations 2020 Graduates
100% Board Pass Rate

Welcome to Grand Strand Health’s Internal Medicine Residency Program.

On behalf of the faculty, we appreciate your interest in our Internal Medicine Program. Grand Strand Health is a rapidly growing health system based in Myrtle Beach, SC. The health system is comprised of one acute care hospital (Grand Strand Medical Center), two freestanding ER facilities (South Strand Medical Center and North Strand ER) along with outpatient medical services. Grand Strand Medical Center is home to the busiest trauma center in the state of South Carolina as well as award-winning programs in cardiovascular disease, stroke care and orthopedic care. Our educational model is built around interactive small group teaching sessions and one-on-one interaction with faculty who are passionate about delivering high quality, patient-centered, evidence-based care. We work to integrate our residents into our medical culture by encouraging involvement in hospital committees, quality improvement projects, scholarly research activities and scholarly presentations. We strive to create a family friendly work environment, with a specific emphasis on resident wellness and resiliency. Our goal is to mold our residents into well-rounded, excellent physicians and individuals who will positively impact the field of medicine and our society in the future.

Thank you for your interest in our Internal Medicine Residency!

Our program is based at Grand Strand Medical Center (GSMC) a 371-bed acute care hospital located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The hospital is home to the busiest trauma center in the state of South Carolina as well as award winning programs in cardiovascular, orthopedic and stroke care.

Residents are immersed in a broad range of pathology that prepares them well for careers in hospital medicine, primary care, or fellowship training.

We are affiliated with both the University of South Carolina and The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), providing access to library resources, research support and the opportunity to work with medical students to sharpen your teaching skills.

We are home to residency programs in Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine and Transitional Year providing opportunities for collaboration across residency programs and ability to learn from and teach your peers.

The GSMC team takes pride in our dedicated faculty, outstanding residents, research accomplishments, didactic curriculum, and learning environment.

We hope you will consider us for training and look forward to your visit to the beach.


Victor E. Collier MD, FACP
Internal Medicine Program Director
Grand Strand Medical Center