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

10/8/2018
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

9/28/2018
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

9/21/2018
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.


Faculty Member Earns Outstanding Teaching Award

9/14/2018
Amy Nowacki, PhD, received the Outstanding Teaching Award from the Teaching of Statistics in the Health Sciences (TSHS) section of the American Statistical Association. Learn more.


Student Earns Achievement Award

9/7/2018
Chan-Mi Lee (Class of ‘21) received the Student Achievement Award from the Rheumatology Research Foundation (RRF) for her promising work in rheumatology. Learn more.


Cleveland Clinic to create e-anatomy program with virtual reality

8/30/2018
Cleveland Clinic is partnering with Zygote Medical Education to develop a virtual reality-based clinical anatomy curriculum for students. The application will initially focus on cadaver-less anatomy education for first and second year students at CCLCM. Learn more.


Physician Advisors: Advocates for CCLCM Students

8/27/2018
Every year a first-year medical student is assigned a physician advisor who will act as a mentor for the student for all five years of medical school. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.


Student Wins Inaugural Student Research Award

8/9/2018
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!

8/8/2018
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

7/20/2018
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

7/6/2018
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.


Caring for and Healing the World

7/3/2018
CCLCM Global Health Special Interest Group hosts workshop for healthcare students and professionals to gather and share global health experiences, research and news. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.


Winners of Scholarship in Teaching Awards Announced

6/29/2018
Congratulations to the Cleveland Clinic awardees of the 2018 Scholarship in Teaching Awards. Many Cleveland Clinic colleagues and CCLCM students competed for this award and have been recognized for their innovative educational practice and scholarship. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.


CCLCM Student Leads Stop the Bleed Training

6/22/2018
Alex Ulintz (’19), President of the CCLCM Emergency Medicine Interest Group and a licensed EMT, recently led Stop the Bleed training as part of the National Stop the Bleed Day on March 31. Alex taught seven CCLCM students how to properly react and take action in acute trauma situations. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.


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

6/15/2018
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

6/5/2018
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

6/1/2018
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

5/25/2018
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.


Dr. Paola Raska Earns Educational Initiative Award

5/14/2018
Paola Raska, PhD, the course director for epidemiology for CCLCM, recently received the 2018 Robert C. Bahler, M.D. Educational Initiative Award from Case Western Reserve University. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.


CCLCM Faculty Earn Prestigious Recognition

5/11/2018
Beth Bierer, PhD, MEd, was named 2018 CGEA Medical Education Laureate at the regional American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) meeting, the Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA), in March. At the same meeting, Cecile Foshee, PhD, MEd, was acknowledged as a LEAD fellow. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.


Educating Future Physicians in a Developing Nation

5/4/2018
In 2015, Spencer Seballos (Class of ‘22) had the opportunity to travel to Laos, a small country located next to Vietnam, through Resource Exchange International (REI) and a Fulbright teaching placement. Not only was Spencer able to help others further their passion for studying medicine, but he also began his own medical student journey at CCLCM shortly thereafter. Read more about Spencer’s experience in Laos.


Seniors Prepare for Residency with Capstone Course

4/6/2018
To help prepare our graduating students for their first year of residency — no matter where they go or which specialty they enter — and to provide a final curriculum experience, they participate in a Capstone rotation. The graduating Class of 2018 completed their two-week rotation in March. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.


Residency is Coming!

4/6/2018
That was the sentiment on the custom t-shirts worn by the Lerner College of Medicine graduating students for Match Day, which, according to leadership at both Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, exceeded all expectations. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.


Seniors Prove Their Preparedness

3/30/2018
Both senior CCLCM students Clare and Stephen would like to emphasize that their performance during an emergency medical situation is a testament to how incredible the CCLCM Capstone course is. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.


Dr. Gene Barnett, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs, CCLCM Receives Innovation Honor for Neuronavigation Advancements

3/27/2018
In the early 1980s, Cleveland Clinic neurosurgeon Gene Barnett, MD, MBA, had an “aha” moment when he saw an advertisement for a 3-D digitizer and envisioned how the technology could be used to map brain tumors. Learn more.


CWRU/Lerner College Programs Ranked Among Top 25 in Nation

3/20/2018
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, which includes both the university program and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine program, ranks No. 1 in Ohio and among the top 25 research-oriented medical schools in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. Learn more.


Class of 2018 Match Results

3/16/2018
Once again, the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine graduating students matched into excellent programs! Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is very proud of the Class of 2018 Match Results. View them.


CCLCM Boasts Three NIH Scholars

3/2/2018
Learn more and explore our College newsletter.


Social Media and the 21st-Century Scholar: How You Can Harness Social Media to Amplify Your Career

2/13/2018
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LCME Grants Eight-year Reaccreditation to CWRU School of Medicine (including CCLCM)
2/8/2018
Learn more and explore our College newsletter.


Lerner College students have “luck of the Irish” on Match Day

3/17/2017
Once again, the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine graduating students matched into excellent programs! Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is very proud of the Class of 2017 Match Results. Read more and view the Match Results.


CWRU/Lerner College Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

3/17/2017
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, which includes both the university program and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine program, ranks No. 1 in Ohio and among the top 25 research-oriented medical schools in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.


Civil Rights Attorney to Give CWRU’s Commencement Address

3/10/2017
Fred Gray, a civil rights lawyer who counseled Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and other historical clients, will deliver Case Western Reserve University’s commencement address to graduates on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Gray is an alumnus of what is now Case Western Reserve, graduating with a law degree in 1954 and receiving an honorary degree in 1992. He was the first black president of the Alabama Bar Association and worked to allow the NAACP to organize in Alabama. He is the author of two books and has received numerous awards and honors for his work.
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Lerner College of Medicine and CWRU partner with Microsoft to harness the power of Virtual Reality
6/4/2016
Find out how Microsoft’s HoloLens is changing how medical students learn – and how physicians provide care to patients. Learn more.


CCLCM Faculty Shares a Simple Solution for Enhanced Learning

4/21/2016
In this 32-minute video, Neil Mehta, MBBS, MS, describes how a simple, free online tool can be used to help students not only better understand what’s expected of them, but also learn more effectively. You’ll also hear from one of his students about her experience with this easy-to- use tool. (Harvard Macy Institute, with its Director Elizabeth Armstrong, PhD) View the video.


Class of 2016 Match Results
3/21/2016
Once again, the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine graduating students matched into excellent programs! Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is very proud of the Class of 2016 Match Results. View them.


Lerner College of Medicine and CWRU partner with Microsoft

1/19/2016
Discover how the Lerner College of Medicine and CWRU are partnering with Microsoft to advance collaborative learning using the Microsoft Surface Hub. Read the case study.


Cleveland Clinic and CWRU Break Ground on New Health Education Campus

10/1/2015
The new health education campus will house the Lerner College of Medicine, among other schools, and is designed to encourage interaction and collaboration. Learn more, and watch the video, which includes architectural renderings.


Be Part of the 2016 Health Humanities Conference
9/11/2015
The conference is April 7-9, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio, and proposals are now being accepted. Read more.


Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic Collaborate with Microsoft on ‘Earth- Shattering'
Mixed-Reality Technology for Education

4/29/2015
Find out how Microsoft HoloLens is opening ‘limitless’ opportunities to reimagine learning. Read more.


Class of 2015 Match Results

3/25/2015
Once again, the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine graduating students matched into excellent programs! Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is very proud of the Class of 2015 Match Results. View them.


Lerner College Student Competes for Title of “Fittest Woman on Earth”
5/23/2014
In mid-May, Lerner College of Medicine student Julie Foucher took first place in the regional CrossFit Games competition, qualifying her for the national games in July, where she is one of the favorites to win the games and be crowned the “Fittest Woman on Earth.” Read more and view a video.


Cleveland Clinic Named One of DiversityInc’s Top 5 Hospital Systems
4/24/2014
Cleveland Clinic placed number five on the publication’s list of national hospital systems leading the way on diversity and inclusion. Read more.


Class of 2014 Match Results

3/21/2014
The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine graduating students matched into excellent programs! Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is very proud of the Class of 2014 Match Results. View them.


Student’s Research Named a Major Advance for 2013

Jan. 3, 2014
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association selected Lerner College of Medicine student Bob Koeth's research paper as one of the top 10 advances in heart disease and stroke for 2013. Read More.


IBM Unveils Two New Watson-related Cleveland Clinic Projects

Oct. 15, 2013
Named "WatsonPaths" and "Watson EMR Assistant," the projects are the result of a research collaboration with faculty, physicians and students at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Read More.


Helping Students Study Poverty in Healthcare

Oct. 8, 2013
CCLCM joins an expanding national program to help student interns study poverty as it relates to healthcare.
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Orientation Week

July 8-12, 2013
Orientation week started with a wonderful welcome by Susan Rehm, MD, Executive Director of Physician Health. Read More.


Cleveland Clinic and CWRU Partner on New Medical Education Building

June 1, 2013
Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine are collaborating to build a medical education building that will combine the medical school’s two programs. Read More.