Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine, Department of Medicine


With 62 hospitals and 7 educational institutions that offer bioscience PhD programs, including our own Case Western Reserve University, the opportunities for your growth are truly endless. In fact, more than 230,000 industry professionals currently work in the region. Together they’re pioneering innovative technologies that are advancing the health care and medical devices industries. “Cleveland Plus” is also close in proximity to significant customers, suppliers, leading edge research and a skilled manufacturing workforce. This benefits medical device companies and provides talented professionals like you with the chance to find the career you’ve always wanted.

Whether you’re pursuing a PhD, MD, Residency, Fellowship or Faculty position in research and development , you’ll discover that Cleveland Plus is exactly where you want to be.

Here are just a few highlights:

* BioEnterprise, a business formation, recruitment and acceleration initiative located in Cleveland Plus, has played a critical role in creating, recruiting and advancing more than 50 companies. This has helped generate more than $65 million in revenue and more than 160 technology transfer deals.

* According to a report by BioEnterprise, the Cleveland Plus region’s bioscience company developer, health care startups in Northeast Ohio raised $241.8 million in venture capital in 2007. That’s nearly three times as much was raised in 2006. Among the states and region, Minnesota and Ohio tied for first place by each attracting $296 million in 2007. That’s a significantly larger amount than the other states that round out the top five, including Indiana with $135.6 million, Illinois with $125.5 million and Western Pennsylvania with $104.1 million.

* Ohio is ranked as the best in the Midwest and fourth in the country for bioscience, tied with Texas, for its bioscience strength, according to Business Facilities magazine. The rankings were based on numbers and types of facilities, research and development, and investments, and also factored in lifestyle issues such as cost of living, recreation and educational opportunities.