Thought Leadership

Case Western Reserve and Cleveland Clinic are at the forefront of medical education and innovation. Our leaders are reshaping the way people view health care. Read what they have to say.

The Medical Breakthrough Nobody’s Talking About

The latest medical breakthrough hasn’t gotten much press, but it’s changing medicine even as we speak. It’s the dawning realization that healthcare is not about how many patients you can see, how many tests and procedures you can order, or how much you can charge for these things. Read more.

Dr. Cosgrove on MSNBC

Cleveland Clinic CEO: Patients must be active participants in health care

As the Affordable Health Care Act continues to be rolled out this year and in early 2014, patients will need to think about the ways they insure themselves so they don’t have to pay a penalty and receive appropriate insurance. Read more.

Forum on Healthcare Innovation

Delos M. Cosgrove, MD, is president and CEO of Cleveland Clinic, where he presides over a $6 billion healthcare system comprised of the Cleveland Clinic; nine community hospitals; 16 family health and ambulatory surgery centers; Cleveland Clinic Florida; the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, in Las Vegas; Cleveland Clinic Toronto; and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Read more.

Committing to a Modern, International Approach to Medical Education

Patient care, of course, is a hospital’s No. 1 priority. That’s why we’re here: to treat the sick, mend the injured, and nurture a healthier community. However, without research to unearth new discoveries and education to train future physicians, medicine would wither. Read more.

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CWRU SOM Dean Davis

Making a Difference

Some of you may have seen the Sunday New York Times article that used the example of MIT scientist Robert Langer to explore what it called the “slippery territory” of “the intersection of academic research and the commercial market.” Slippery? Not so much. Bumpy? Bedeviling? Full of false starts and interminable delays? Absolutely. Read more.

Returns on Collaboration

It’s news to no one that we are well into the time of team science, the era when national funders and experts agree that interdisciplinary approaches offer the best path to solving our most vexing problems. Read more.

Educating Doctors of the Future

We launched the Western Reserve 2 curriculum six years ago. The class that graduates this spring will be just the third to experience its full swath of offerings. And yet, as fresh as that program feels to many of us, we must look at it anew. Read more.

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