The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is a private graduate school of Case Western Reserve University. Founded in 1843 it has a long proud history of education and innovation including the graduation of the second woman in US history from medical school, six of the first seven female physicians in the country, and the third African American from medical school.
While providing traditional medical degrees, the school is also heavily involved in research, which first began on campus in 1887. Researchers here have contributed to many important medical developments since then, such as the modern technique for human blood transfusions. The school is also the largest Biomedical research institute in all of Ohio.