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  • Remembering Dr. Nate Berger

    To our School of Medicine community, In the 41 years that Nathan Berger, MD, provided academic leadership at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals, he, arguably, had the greatest impact on medicine in Cleveland of anyone—creating, evolving, nurturing, advising and championing ideas, careers and organizations.  Now, we are…
  • Medical student to explore ethics in Europe

    For Tiffany Vaughan, there are many pathways for healing hearts.  The rising fourth-year Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine student, who plans to specialize in cardiology, has the opportunity to bring contemporary meaning to the atrocities of Nazi Germany. Through a Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (…
  • Sally MacPhedran named Medical Director for Physician Assistant program

    On behalf of the CWRU School of Medicine, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Sally MacPhedran, MD as the new Medical Director for the Physician Assistant (PA) program.
  • Medicine's Curtis and Qi earn John S. Diekhoff awards

    Four faculty members honored for their contributions to graduate teaching, mentoring Across disciplines at Case Western Reserve University, faculty members play critical roles in supporting graduate students as they prepare for the next stage of their academic and professional careers. Whether they provide enlightening advice or help a student…
  • Medicine’s Ryan Arvidson a recipient of 2024 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

    Ryan Arvidson named Wittke Award winner  Each year, the university recognizes the outstanding contributions of faculty members with the Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. This year, Ryan Arvidson, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry, received the award for his exceptional impact in the classroom. 
  • Medicine's Drumm and Stamler named Distinguished University Professors

    School of Medicine faculty members earn title of Distinguished University Professor Case Western Reserve University is home to outstanding faculty who are dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and mentorship, fostering an environment of academic growth and innovation for their students. 
  • Establishing the Center for AI Enabling Discovery in Disease Biology (AID2B)

    Artificial intelligence—how can it be leveraged to help understand the mysteries of disease and improve people’s health? Harnessing the potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning into our translational research efforts is one of the key interdisciplinary initiatives outlined in the School of Medicine’s strategic plan. 
  • PA students earn grant to fund health screenings in Latino community

    The School of Medicine has awarded its Flourishing Diversity Equity and Inclusion Wellness Grant to Case Western Reserve University Physician Assistant (PA) students Victoria Larranaga and Natalia Rangel, founders of the healthcare advocacy group PA SALUD (Physician Assistant Student Advocates for Latino and Underrepresented Diversity).
  • New research from Case Western Reserve University aims to block tumor growth in colorectal cancer patients

    School of Medicine awarded five-year, $1.84M grant from National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute Researchers at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine believe they have found information that could lead to developing new treatment options for people with metastatic colorectal cancer.
  • New study shows effect of socio-economic factors—housing, food, neighborhood—to predict diabetic patients’ risk of heart failure

    A recent study by Case Western Reserve University used national data from U.S. military veterans with diabetes to validate and modify a widely accepted model used to predict the risk of heart failure in diabetic patients. The model, called the WATCH-DM score, is used to predict the likelihood of heart failure in diabetes patients within five…
  • Research shows chemicals in countless household items harm specialized cells in the brain

    A team of researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has provided fresh insight into the dangers some common household chemicals pose to brain health. They suggest that chemicals found in a wide range of items, from furniture to hair products, may be linked to neurological diseases like multiple sclerosis and autism…
  • Ruben Stepanyan Awarded a Prestigious Research Grant from RNID (Royal National Institute for Deaf People)

  • Watch: Medical Students Celebrate Match Day 2024

    Moments before noon on Friday, March 15, 204 soon-to-be-graduating medical students from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine initiated the countdown: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Then, the anticipated moment arrived, marking a pivotal milestone in their paths to becoming physicians. At that time, they joined medical students nationwide in…
  • Case Western Reserve University researchers report rise in global fungal drug-resistant infections

    Researchers issue call to action to address and prevent growing problem A global wave of infections caused by fungi growing drug-resistant has the medical community issuing precautions on how to protect yourself. Skin contact with microorganisms found in soil or on hard surfaces, such as common shower facilities, or exposure to infected pets,…
  • CWRU medical students gain confidence ahead of residency with simulation-based course

    Medical school graduation and the beginning of residency mark significant milestones in which dreams become reality, and high achievement and sacrifice often result in celebrations and rewards. But earning the title of “doctor” also can be unnerving. Imposter syndrome can take hold of even the best-prepared students, but the “Transition to…