Medical Student Electives
Welcome to Medical Student Education at MetroHealth Medical Center:
Thank you for your interest in the MetroHealth Medical Student Elective Program. We take enormous pride in the training of our medical students. One of our most important guiding principles as a well-respected institution is to maintain excellence in teaching and research. It is here where students can learn the practice of medicine through a progressive team in a renowned working environment. Through more than 25 medical specialties, students are adequately prepared for their postgraduate experience. We are able to offer one of the most unique learning experiences with a diverse patient demographic in a group practice setting.
Not only does our faculty provide students with the appropriate skills and experience necessary to succeed in medicine, but an amicable and dedicated Graduate Medical Education staff provides excellent service and guidance to medical students. The medical student specialist in the Graduate Medical Education Office processes student applications, schedules rotations, administrates weekly orientation, follows up on evaluations of completed rotations, and is available on campus to answer individual questions or concerns that may arise throughout a student's experience.
When students choose the MetroHealth Medical Student Elective Program, they are given the opportunity to succeed in one of the best programs in Ohio. Our outstanding team provides students with a vehement didactic in medicine and work diligently to maintain a great learning atmosphere for all students.
About MetroHealth Medical Center:
The MetroHealth System is one of the largest, most comprehensive health care providers in Northeast Ohio, serving the medical needs of the Greater Cleveland community for 170 years. More than 500 primary care and specialty care physicians practice within The MetroHealth System. Affiliated since 1914 with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth is a center for medical research and education, with all active staff physicians holding Case faculty appointments.
MetroHealth is a primary teaching site for Case Western Reserve University. The campus is comprised of a major medical center, a rehabilitation hospital, two long term care/skilled nursing centers, an outpatient surgery center, and a network of community based health care centers. As the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, MetroHealth's clinical staff excells in trauma, emergency and critical care, as well as comprehensive medical and surgical subspecialties, heart and vascular care, cancer care, senior health and stroke and rehabilitative health care services. MetroHealth continually strives to create an environment that attracts prominent physicians and researchers. MetroHealth's Charles H. Rammelkamp, Jr., M.D., Center for Education and Research houses education and research programs, including laboratories, support areas, classrooms, and a 10,300-square-foot medical library.