CMDA Upstate SC is a chapter of the national Christian Medical & Dental Associations® ministry. We mentor medical students and equip physicians and allied healthcare professionals to glorify God through vocation, service and sharing their hope in Jesus Christ.

Where we are involved

Schools & Campuses:

USC School of Medicine – Greenville
VCOM-Carolinas in Spartanburg
North Greenville University
Presbyterian College of Physician Assistant
Erskine College

Meetings, Activities, Events & Conferences

  • Bible Studies 
  • Faith & Practice Speaker/ Lunch and Learn Series at Local Medical Schools 
  • Christianity, Medicine and Culture Speaker Series 
  • Global Missions Health Conference
  • Physician Mentoring 
  • Annual Welcome to the Upstate Picnic
  • Side By Side Summer Welcome Event
  • Annual Fundraising Dinner and Speaker
  • National CMDA Conference
  • CMDA Upstate SC Graduate Commissioning
  • Side By Side Fellowship Events

Engaging Medical Students in Community

The Christian Medical Association offers vibrant student ministry on our Upstate medical campuses. It provides settings for friendship and dialogue about the integration of faith and vocation.

The CMDA student group hosts weekly Lunch & Learn speakers and supports volunteer/service opportunities. Off-campus Bible studies, home-cooked meals, social events, mentors, international mission trips, medical conferences, and rotations also are available to our students.


Our focus

What is CMDA Upstate's vision? To Change Hearts in Healthcare in Upstate, SC!


We believe Christian healthcare providers are uniquely positioned to extend care, compassion, and hope in Jesus Christ to others. So, we disciple students and encourage doctors, dentists, and other like-minded providers by nurturing community, spiritual and vocational growth, and supporting family life. Our local ministry depends solely on supporters like you.


Would you partner with CMDA Upstate SC today? PLEASE DONATE.

We would love to hear from you.

Chapter Contact Information

CMDA Upstate South Carolina

Noel Brownlee, MD, PhD, FCAP
Area Director, CMDA Upstate SC

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