Enhancing Faculty Diversity: Insights from a Lerner College of Medicine Action Group

Studies have shown that having a physician with a similar racial or ethnic background can make a big difference for a patient, increasing their satisfaction, shared decision making and overall communication. In keeping with this understanding, Cleveland Clinic and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University (CCLCM) are dedicated to … Read More

Student Spotlight: Magdalena Fay

Tell us about yourself.I am a fifth-year student pursuing internal medicine with the goal of becoming a medical oncologist. Prior to medical school, I studied public health at the University of North Carolina and completed a master’s degree in nutrition. I did my thesis work in a cancer metabolism lab, which led to a longitudinal … Read More

Student Spotlight: James Sullivan

Tell us about yourself.I’m originally from Massachusetts, about an hour outside of Boston. I received my undergraduate degree in environmental studies and chemistry from Bowdoin College in Maine. I’m applying into internal medicine and plan to follow that with a fellowship in rheumatology. Which academic aspects of CCLCM have you enjoyed?I love the flexibility of … Read More

From the Dean’s Desk  |  Faculty Members Ignite Passion for Teaching Among Medical Students

One of the abiding aspects of Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University is the strength of our faculty. They not only are outstanding clinicians, but also talented educators, dedicated to continuously enhancing their teaching skills through professional development. Our core faculty of more than 200 Cleveland Clinic staff physicians and … Read More

Brainstormers are in the House

High school students get a thrill from drilling burr holes into skulls. They also dig suturing fruit and placing pedicle instruments into fake spines. A departure from the typical math and history lessons, these activities, conducted after school hours and under the supervision of physicians, are in service of learning about a career in neuroscience. … Read More

Student Spotlight: Darren Liu

Tell us about yourself. I’m from Seattle, Wash., where I studied for my undergraduate degree in chemical engineering and biochemistry at the University of Washington. Looking forward, I’m currently applying to internal medicine with an interest in gastroenterology and cancer genetics. Describe your experience at the Lerner College of Medicine. We have a really positive … Read More

From the Dean’s Desk | Medical Humanities Takes Center Stage

At the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, we place special emphasis on medical humanities, with the aim of helping our students to become more empathic caregivers. Interwoven throughout their five-year program, medical humanities coursework allows students to better understand the human condition, how humans experience illness and pain, the … Read More

Student Spotlight: Suzie Kim

Tell us about yourself.I grew up in southeast Michigan and attended the University of Michigan for undergrad where I studied biochemistry. After I graduated, I went straight into medical school thinking I wanted to do pediatrics, but now I can confidently say I want to pursue a career in pediatric ophthalmology. Describe your experience at … Read More