In recent weeks, several leading medical schools have announced their withdrawal from U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, with all offering their own versions of the same rationale. While the magazine’s lists ostensibly exist to assist prospective students, the metrics applied tell them little about educational outcomes—or, just as important, institutional mission, goals or values.
Student Spotlight: Danielle Herman
In her second year at the School of Medicine, Danielle Herman already has made one commitment to her future patients: She won't let them learn difficult news online, as she did. Her recent cancer diagnosis and the miscommunication surrounding the news have strengthened her desire to become a caring physician and inspired her advocacy for early cancer detection.
Share a Concern and Know Your Options
Students, faculty, staff and visitors have the right to be free from any harassment and discrimination. The Case Western Reserve University Office of Equity website provides resources to share concerns about sexual harassment & Title IX, discrimination and harassment.
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