Student Spotlight: Debra Linfield

As Debra Linfield approaches graduation in 2022, she will not only earn her MD, but also a master’s degree in bioinformatics from Case Western Reserve University. Her thesis research draws from large-scale data sets to examine primary care physician referral rates for BRCA genetic testing. Using a database of 270,000 de-identified Cleveland Clinic patients, Debra … Read More

From the Dean’s Desk | We notice your efforts

On May 15, we held our second virtual graduation celebration to honor our 31 graduating students from the Class of 2021. The students gathered the following day at Freiberger Field on the Case Western Reserve University campus for commencement, at which time they received their degree that reads “Medical Doctor with Special Qualifications in Biomedical … Read More

Faculty Preceptors Recognized as Outstanding Educators

One hundred and sixty-two faculty across Cleveland Clinic have been recognized as outstanding preceptors for year 3 medical students during their core clerkships in 2020. This prestigious recognition is based on a set of criteria including the frequency and quality of feedback provided by the faculty to the medical students and the evaluation of the … Read More

Resident Preceptors Recognized as Outstanding Educators

One hundred and twenty-one residents across Cleveland Clinic have been recognized as outstanding preceptors for year 3 medical students during their core clerkships in 2020. This prestigious recognition is based on a set of criteria including the frequency and quality of feedback provided by the residents to the medical students and the evaluation of the … Read More

Graduating Senior Awards Announced

Congratulations to the following graduating seniors who won awards for their outstanding performance and contributions during medical school:   Scott AnjewierdenThe Senior Award in Excellence in Pediatrics Sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Children’s and the Pediatric Institute, presented to a graduating student who has demonstrated an outstanding performance in pediatrics         Bethany Bruno … Read More

Student Spotlight: Shadi Mehrabi

If Shadi Mehrabi (’21) could describe her career trajectory in one word, it would be “serendipitous.” Before attending medical school at CCLCM, Shadi was an engineering student at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. At a glance, her decision to pursue otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) may seem random, but in hindsight, she says, it … Read More

Alumnus Dr. Peter Hanna earns PhD

Congratulations to Peter Hanna, MD, PhD (’13), who recently defended his thesis on “Intrinsic Cardiac Neural Control of the Mammalian Sinoatrial Node” to earn his PhD in Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology. His paper, entitled “Innervation and Neuronal Control of the Mammalian Sinoatrial Node a Comprehensive Atlas,” was published in Circulation Research. Dr. Hanna is … Read More