Department of Medicine

A unique combination of cutting edge technology, an internationally renowned faculty, superior educational programs and focused nationally competitive research programs.

Department of Medicine

The Case Department of Medicine blends the newest technology with patient-focused care provided by highly trained nationally renowned staff in every subspecialty of medicine. The divisions and clinical centers are listed on the Patient Care page. We welcome patients who seek a primary care physician, desire consultation with a specialist or want access to the highest possible quality of care.


MetroHealth has been an academic medical center affiliate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine since 1917. All faculty in the Department of Medicine have appointments on the faculty of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

At any given time, approximately 36 percent of the Case third and fourth year medical students are on the MetroHealth Campus getting clinical training and experience. The Department of Medicine provides clinical clerkships, acting internships and opportunities for rotations in all subspecialties.

MetroHealth has an excellent reputation nationally for its Internal Medicine Residency Program. We pride ourselves in preparing outstanding internists for careers as leaders in academic and clinical medicine.

The Department of Medicine also has accredited fellowship programs in Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Nephrology, Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology.


MetroHealth has strong basic and clinical research programs. Currently, MetroHealth has more than $100 million in active research grants. Most funding comes through federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense. 

Residency Training Programs and Fellowships