This year, the MUSC College of Health Professions Department of Healthcare Leadership & Management has teamed up with Carolinas Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (CSHSMD) to co-present a two-day conference on October 22-23 in Charleston. This conference is designed to offer healthcare administrators, executives, clinicians, information technologist, leaders, faculty and students in the healthcare industry an opportunity to exchange ideas.
Hannah Robinson, MD knew she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare from a young age. “I’ve always wanted to be a doctor since about the sixth grade,” said Dr. Robinson. “I remember being in health class and watching the Miracle of Life video and just being fascinated with women and their ability to create and bear life.” Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Robinson spent time working on the obstetrics unit at her local hospital in Rock Hill and observed a trend with their patients. “What I noticed was a lot of the families that we serviced actually weren’t from Rock Hill. We also served surrounding counties that were really rural and seeing how these families were traveling to Rock Hill to deliver their babies was really shocking to me,” said Robinson. Due to a maldistribution of OB/GYNs in the state of South Carolina, individuals may have to travel great distances just to receive the care they need. In its most recent South Carolina Health Professions Data Book published in 20