Graduate Medical Education

Welcome to Cleveland Clinic’s Graduate Medical Education program, one of the largest in the country. In 2015, approximately 1,300 residents and fellows trained in 75 training programs approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). In addition, roughly 140 fellows trained in 80 non-accredited programs.

We invite you to explore our website to discover the reasons why Cleveland Clinic offers an ideal teaching and learning environment as well as to learn more about our rich tradition of excellence in the “education of those who serve.”


Elias I. Traboulsi, MD, MEd, Director, Graduate Medical Education
the Cleveland Clinic House Staff Association

Why Train at Cleveland Clinic Training Programs Incoming Residents/Fellows New Applicants
Find out the advantages for you and your career. We offer myriad programs in many specialties and locations. Learn what you need to do before beginning your training here. Get details on how to apply.  

Visiting Trainees
Benefits & Finances
Living in Cleveland
House Staff Association
Get information about short-term placements.
Get benefit highlights and key financial information important to trainees.
Find out what Cleveland has to offer including various housing options.
Learn how this group works to promote the well-being of our trainees.

GME Department
Find out whom to contact for help.


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Posted on 09/28/2016
Since 1999, we have been honored as one of Northeast Ohio’s leading employers 11 times. This recognition is through the annual NorthCoast 99 program.
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