8 neighboring institutions where you’ll gain nursing experience

Exterior of the Health Education Campus

Nurses at Case Western Reserve University are surrounded by some of the world's best and largest health care and educational institutions, many of which are just steps away from our Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

Our students take advantage of our clinical, research, and service partnerships all throughout Cleveland and beyond.

Meet a few of the partners in your nursing education

  • Cleveland Clinic: The second largest medical group practice in the world and one of America's top-5 hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District: Encompasses more than 44,000 students. Nursing undergraduate students provide 20,000 service hours at these schools each year.
  • Circle Health Services: One of the oldest free clinics in the U.S. and the largest in Ohio, provides quality health care and related services free of charge to those lacking appropriate alternatives.
  • Hospice of the Western Reserve: A community-based nonprofit agency providing palliative end-of-life care, caregiver support and bereavement services throughout Northern Ohio.
  • MetroHealth Medical Center: A regional referral hospital that is one of the largest and most comprehensive health care providers in northeast Ohio.
  • VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System: Recognized for more programs of clinical excellence than any other veterans' administration medical center in the U.S.
  • University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital: Full-service pediatric hospital and academic medical center solely dedicated to the health care needs of children and ranked among the top children's hospitals in the U.S.
  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center: Among the nation's leading academic hospitals, forming the largest biomedical research center in Ohio and ranked among the top hospitals in the country in seven specialties by U.S. News & World Report.

CWRU nurses begin their clinical experience in just their third week of their first semester, amassing 1,300+ clinical hours at these local institutions and more. Start your nursing education here, and you’ll go far.