Clinical, Research and Service Partnerships

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing is located in University Circle, a 550-acre cultural and scientific mecca on the eastern edge of Cleveland, Ohio. This is also home of some of the world's best and largest healthcare and educational institutions, many of which are just steps away from FPB.

Our students take advantage of our clinical, research, and service partnerships all throughout Cleveland and beyond, including five nearby Magnet-status hospitals  

A Few of Our Partners

‌Cleveland Clinic

The second largest medical group practice in the world and the largest hospital in Ohio; one of America's Top 5 Hospitals, according to U.S. News & WorldReport's2015-16 "Best Hospitals" rankings.

‌Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Encompasses 112 schools throughout Cleveland and over 44,000 children; FPB undergraduate students provide 20,000 service hours at these schools each year.

‌Hospice of the Western Reserve

A community-based, non-profit 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, most comprehensive health care providers in northeast Ohio.

Neighborhood Family Practice

Neighborhood Family Practice (NFP) is a Federally Qualified Health Center with multiple locations in Cleveland. Their mission is “ to partner with the community for everyone’s health by providing health care services regardless of ability to pay; treating patients with compassion, dignity and respect; protecting confidentiality; and offering culturally sensitive services and community outreach.” In 2020, NFP became home to the Student-Run Health Clinic, an inter-professional student organization operated by CWRU students from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, School of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, and the School of Dental Medicine.

‌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.

‌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.

VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System

Recognized for more programs of clinical excellence than any other veterans' administration medical center in the U.S.