Student Spotlight: Melissa Coronado

For Melissa Coronado (’22), one of the best aspects of CCLCM is the hands-on curriculum, which prepares students to enter the medical field on both a practical and personal level. “The courses and mentors at CCLCM guided me to be more self-reflective about my long-term goals in medicine,” she says. “I recently started keeping my … Read More

Three Faculty Members Promoted to Associate Professor

Congratulations to the following Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University faculty members who were recently promoted from assistant professor to associate professor, effective Jan. 1, 2022: Jocelyn Bautista, MD, Associate Professor, Neurology Rukmini Komarlu, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics Jeevanantham Rajeswaran, PhD, Associate Professor, Medicine Faculty, if you wish to be … Read More

Who is Behind the Mask?

During medical school, much emphasis is given to professional identity development; specifically, how the students make the transition from learner to physician, incorporating the ability to reflect, empathize, work in teams, deliver care with compassion and integrity, and more. Yet one’s overall identity comprises many aspects of self, including professional identity, and how they intersect. … Read More

From the Dean’s Desk | A Note of Appreciation

As 2021 comes to a close, I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the Lerner College of Medicine family: faculty, administrative team, students and donors. Our faculty, which includes instructors, curriculum leaders, physician advisors, PBL facilitators and longitudinal preceptors, have demonstrated more flexibility and innovative thinking – hallmarks of CCLCM – than ever … Read More

Class of 2026 Students Show Off School Colors

Each year, faculty member Bret Lashner, MD, Professor of Medicine, and Christina Lindenmeyer, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, encourage their first-year “kids” to wear their undergraduate school colors on the last day of class before the Ohio State vs. Michigan football game, which was held Nov. 27. The students look forward to this tradition as … Read More

Student Spotlight: Freddie Morgan

As someone who’s lived in 15 cities over the course of their life, Frederick “Freddie” Morgan (’22) is taking to Cleveland well. “I feel that Cleveland is under-rated. There are so many hidden gems here,” he says. While he enjoys the city’s restaurants, breweries and up-and-coming neighborhoods, what he values most are the professional connections … Read More

Find the Faculty Role That’s Right for You

Whether you are currently a faculty member with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University (CCLCM) or you wish to become involved with CCLCM, you can use the new faculty roles app to explore available faculty roles that are right for you. The app allows you to filter by: General … Read More

Alumni Update: Dr. Stephanie Weiss Joins NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse

Following the completion of her dual addiction medicine clinical and research fellowship, Stephanie T. Weiss, MD, (’11), PhD, has accepted a position as the staff research physician for the Translational Addiction Medicine Branch of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Intramural Research Program within the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Weiss, who is already … Read More

Student Spotlight: Deborah Park

Deborah Park (’22) says that when she started medical school, she never anticipated pursuing psychiatry. After graduating in just three years from the University of Illinois at Chicago, she moved to Cleveland to begin her next stage of training. Equipped with a biology degree and a portfolio of award-winning cancer-related research, her sights were set … Read More