Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

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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


A Year of Celebrations

Dr. Isaacson led the 10th state-of-the-college address. He acknowledged the 175th anniversary of the CWRU School of Medicine and CCLCM’s 10-year anniversary, which was celebrated with educational and social events. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.

We’re Less Than a Year Away

The new Health Education Campus (HEC) opens its doors in less than a year. Construction is on track to be substantially finished by mid-December. The next steps include installing furniture and equipment. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.

Cleveland Clinic and Zygote Medical Education Join Forces to Create a Virtual Reality Curriculum

A collaborative project is underway at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. Cleveland Clinic has joined forces with Zygote Medical Education to create a virtual reality-based anatomy curriculum for students, starting fall 2019. Learn more.

Faculty Member Inducted into CWRU Academy of
Scholar Educators

Samina Yunus, MD, MPH was inducted into the Case Western Reserve University Academy of Scholar Educators. Dr. Yunus serves as the Associate Clerkship Director for Family Medicine at CCLCM and as Director of the OSCE clinical skills evaluation program at CCLCM. Learn more.

Project Medical Education Day

An intensive, hands-on, interactive learning experience, Project Medical Education Day was designed to inform donors, policymakers and others about the process of becoming a medical student and then a resident doctor. Learn more.

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