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Irving Kushner, MD
Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Kushner received his BA with honors from Columbia College of Columbia University in 1950, and his MD cum laude from Washington University in 1954. His post graduate training included internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital, residency on the Harvard Service of the Boston City Hospital and service as a Clinical Associate at the National Institutes of Health. He has been at Case Western Reserve University since 1958 and has been a Professor of Medicine since 1974, and is currently emeritus. He served as director of the Division of Rheumatology at MetroHealth Medical Center for 14 years. He is a Master of the American College of Rheumatology, and has been President of its Central Region. He has served on many committees of the Arthritis Foundation, including its committee on Public Education, and chaired its review panel for medical and scientific materials.