News and Announcements
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for all of our most recent news and announcements.
The Research Center for Transforming Health (RCTH) has released the 2019 Request for
Applications (RFA) for the Emerging Physician Scientist Faculty Fellowship (EPS) and
pilot grant program.
The EPS program is an exciting opportunity for UofSC SOM early career physician scientists
or established physicians interested in transitioning to a research oriented career
path to gain experience and mentorship in translational research.
The 15-month program includes education, training and pilot project funding ($20,000),
intended to inform a successful extramural grant application and submission. The EPS
program aims to facilitate new and innovative, interdisciplinary, translational research
with emphasis on diseases and conditions of importance to South Carolina’s future.
For more information about the program and to access the online application, please
visit the RCTH
webpage or email the RCTH team at .
April 1, you will be able to login to the new HR/Payroll system using your network username and password. Multifactor authentication will be required.
Visit the project website for additional details and important alerts.
Important changes you will see include:
The new Human Capital Management (HCM) system replaces VIP. You can login at
Your paycheck stub will look different, with a new format and more information.
You will be able to have up to three direct deposit accounts – instead of just one
with the current system.
A simpler interface will make it easy to view and manage information – pay, personal,
eForms will replace paper forms in many HR, payroll and benefits processes.
On July 1, 2018, Jeffrey Perkins, CPA, CIA, CHFR, MBA, relinquished his roles as chief
of staff and associate dean for administration and finance for the School of Medicine
to focus his attention on his role as USC associate vice president for business &
finance and medical business affairs (AVP).
Based on the recommendation of an advisory committee and a review of his qualifications,
Executive Dean Les Hall has selected Derek Payne to fill the new position of assistant
dean for administration and finance, effective July 1, 2018.