Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

of Case Western Reserve University

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Established as a partnership between Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is a unique medical school program that sets standards for the training of physician investigators through innovative approaches to the integration of basic science, research and clinical medicine.






The curriculum is centered around problem-based learning, with no formal lectures, grades or class rankings. We are seeking students who desire to be expert in clinical practice and to further the frontiers of medical scientific inquiry.
Our students are curious, self-directed and demon-
strate skills for critical thinking.
Explore close mentoring from a faculty culled from more than 3,000 Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists.



CCLCM 10 Year History


Student Wins Inaugural Student Research Award

Rachael Baird (Class of ’19) was awarded the inaugural Crain Student Research Award for her project “Pregnancy-associated cardiac hypertrophy in transgenic mice expressing a corin variant found in blacks” with her mentor Qingyu Wu, MD, PhD. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.

WELCOME, Class Of 2023!

On July 9, 32 medical students, comprising the 15th class of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, joined the Cleveland Clinic family. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.

Student Earns Best Poster Award at National Conference

Navin Sabharwal (Class of '20) earned the best poster award in the Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia section at the 2018 American Urological Association annual meeting for his MS2 clinical research project. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.

245 Trainees Earn Resident Teaching Award

Residents and fellows participate in the education of several groups, including CCLCM medical students, health science students and other residents, within Cleveland Clinic. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.

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