Graduates, 1836-1968

The most common research question the Medical Heritage Center (MHC) receives is from family members looking for confirmation of when their ancestor graduated from medical school.

The MHC has catalogs from the following medical schools that were used to compile the data for this searchable PDF.

  • Willoughby University of Lake Erie (1836-1846)
  • Willoughby Medical College of Columbus (1847)
  • Starling Medical College (1847-1907)
  • Columbus Medical College (1876-1892)
  • Ohio Medical University (1892-1907)
  • Starling-Ohio Medical College (1907-1914)
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine (1914 - 1968)

In some cases, an individual appears as a student at some point but is never listed as a graduate. This is because the individual was originally included in the database with no graduation date listed.

Additionally, in many cases the MHC has a photograph of the graduating class. If you locate your ancestor, please contact us to see if we have a photograph.

OSU College of Medicine Class of 1920 Class Photo
Ohio State University College of Medicine, Class of 1920 Class Photo. From the MHC Archives.


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