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 Clinical Science Poster Award

Congratulations to James Witten (’19) for winning a Clinical Science Poster Award during the 38th Annual Cleveland Clinic Research Day. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.

Students Teach Self-Care at Local Conference

Eight CCLCM medical students participated in the Celebrate Sisterhood conference this year by manning a table in the free health screenings section. Learn more and explore our College Newsletter.

Bioethics: Where Dignity and Medicine Converge

Bioethics and its numerous complexities captivate two students. Learn more.

Clinic, Case use virtual reality to teach anatomy

Traditionally, med students dissected cadavers or studied 2D pictures to learn anatomy. But studying in virtual reality can show the body in motion. Learn more.

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.

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