University Hospitals Case Medical Center
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Locality and Environment: CWRU | UH Campus | City of Cleveland

Case Western Reserve University is associated with 16 Nobel Laureates, and several medical 'firsts' including the first successful cardiac defibrillation of a human heart, the first modern blood transfusion, the discovery of insulin, the development of the first heart-lung machine to be used during cardiac bypass, and the development of simulated infant formula. Take a stroll around our campus by clicking the photos below to see the sites that speak of our history and tradition.

Case Western Reserve University
and University Circle Area

Internationally renown architect Frank Gehry designed CWRU's Weatherhead School of Management Building in post-constructivist style. Weatherhead is considered a U.S. top-tier business school.

Another fantastic view of Frank Gehry's Weatherhead School of Management Building.

Severance Hall is home to the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra. The interior of the building is a symphony of architectural styles, including Art Deco, Egyptian Revival, Classicism, and Modernism.

The neoclassical, white marble fašade of the Cleveland Museum of Art overlooks the Wade Park lagoon. The museum is undergoing a $350 million renovation (2012) - the largest cultural project in Ohio's history.

Internationally renowned for its collections of Roman, Asian and Egyptian art, the Cleveland Museum of Art houses a permanent collection of more than 43,000 works from around the world. General admission is always free.

Wade Park, across from University Hospital's Campus is home to many of Cleveland's cultural institutions, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Fine Arts Garden, and the Cleveland Botanical Gardens.

Fountain of the Waters is a monument to the Polish expatriate and American Revolutionary war hero Tadeusz Kosciuszko. Cleveland reveals a history rich with cultural diversity and history.

The Thinker, at the Cleveland Museum of Art was partially destroyed in a 1970 Weathermen bombing, and was left unrestored due to Rodin's close involvement in the statue's original casting.

Take a break from your studies and discover the Ohio Valley's ancient Hopewell and Adena Cultures or gaze at "Lucy" (Australopithecus afarensis) at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Located in University Circle, the Cleveland Botanical Gardens boasts the Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse, housing flora ranging from the rainforests of Costa Rica to the deserts of Madagascar.

Attend a Medieval or Renaissance Music concert at Harkness Memorial Chapel and home to the CWRU Music Department's early music concert series, celebrating Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music.

Originally a women's dormitory, the Guilford House now holds classrooms and offices for the Department of Modern Languages and Literature, the Department of English, and the Department of Women's Studies.

Haydn Hall was named in honor of the fifth president of Western Reserve University. Originally a combination of dormitory and classrooms, it now houses the Music Department and Kulas Music Library.

The Seal of Western Reserve University shows a rising sun and the latin word "Lux" or "Light". This seal, used by the University 1885-1932, adorns Haydn Hall's front fašade in the CWRU campus.

Mary Chisholm Painter Arch (Gothic Revival style) was the Euclid Avenue entrance to the College for Women when founded in 1888 as part of Western Reserve University's mission to further the education of women.

The Kelvin Smith Library is the main library of CWRU and houses a number of special collections. ER Residents at UH/CWRU will find many helpful resources here as they work with Dr. Totten on research projects.

Sunset over the Case Western Reserve Campus as viewed from the Case Medical Center helipad with Lake Erie in the background.

Take a break at the Glidden House, located in University Circle - A unique boutique hotel & restaurant where our annual faculty & resident dinner is held.

Department of Emergency Medicine Residency Program
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 216-844-3610 Fax: 216-844-7783