Women at the Medical University of South Carolina

Etta Driscoll Pisano, M.D.

Etta Driscoll Pisano, M.D., 2010
Etta Driscoll Pisano, M.D., 2010 - 2014
Waring Historical Library, MUSC, Charleston

First female dean, College of Medicine 2010 - 2014

Etta Driscoll Pisano, M.D., is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Duke University School of Medicine. She trained in radiology at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Hospital and joined the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1989. She held a prestigious Kenan professorship since 2005 and served as the medical school’s vice dean for academic affairs since 2006. Dr. Pisano joined the College of Medicine as its first female dean in July 2010. She also served as MUSC’s Vice President for Medical Affairs.