Dr. Raymond C. Ramage is considered one of the founding fathers of the Greenville Health System (GHS) Medical Education program. After joining the medical staff of the Greenville General Hospital in 1952, he was named the first director of medical education in 1969.
He later became vice president of medical education and was pivotal in improving patient care, attracting subspecialists and building awareness of the latest medical trends. Dr. Ramage was an integral part of the formation of the South Carolina Consortium of Community Teaching Hospitals in 1970 and was the founder of the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium (AHEC).
From 1979 to 1982, he served as chairman of a task force on graduate medical education charted with developing and integrating South Carolina’s medical education schools and teaching hospitals. He also served as Governor Carroll Campbell’s appointee on the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education from 1988-1996. He is remembered for his dedication and his service to fellow man.