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


Celebration Honors the 10th Graduating Class:
The Class of 2018

The 32 students of the CCLCM graduating class, their family and friends gathered on Saturday evening, May 19, to celebrate their hard work and many accomplishments over the last five years. Learn more.

Class of 2018 Class Video

The graduating class of 2018 share their experience at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. Hear what they have to say.

Tool for Diagnosing Gaps Within a Competency-Based Assessment System

In this scholarly publication, the authors, one of whom is the Director of Evaluation and Assessment for CCLCM, share an easy-to-use tool to diagnose assessment system deficits in competency-based educational environments. Read the article.

Students Push to Prevent Diabetes in Cleveland’s Hispanic Community

Five CCLCM students – have worked tirelessly with Cleveland Clinic staff to better understand the healthcare needs of the community. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.

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