From the Dean’s Desk | Our Curricular Philosophy in Action

Since the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University was founded in 2002, our curricular philosophy has remained the same: helping our students grow to become skilled clinicians and researchers, and also independent thinkers who are scientifically inquisitive, team players, lifelong learners and reflective practitioners of medicine and science who take … Read More

Caring for the Community

Cleveland Clinic is partnering with the Cleveland Municipal School District to offer supplementary health education to the students of Bolton Elementary School, which serves children from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. “The need was identified through a series of conversations between Cleveland Clinic’s Community Health and Partnerships team; Bolton School staff, students and families; and Fairfax … Read More

Educating Patients Through Art

If you’ve ever felt uncertain about the instructions or information you received at a doctor’s visit after you left, you’re not alone. The vast majority of Americans — nine out of 10 to be exact — do not completely understand or recall what to do, such as how to correctly take their medication, following a … Read More

Student Spotlight: Joshua Cockrum

Joshua Cockrum (’23) remembers clearly the day he received the telephone call notifying him that he’d been accepted to the Lerner College of Medicine. “It was April thirtieth, a beautiful day, and I was sitting with my family. It was one of the best days of my life,” he says, recalling that when he had … Read More

Faculty Member Jennifer S. Kriegler, MD, Retires

After 17 years with Cleveland Clinic, Jennifer S. Kriegler, MD, is retiring. A nationally known headache physician and researcher, Dr. Kriegler directs the Headache Medicine Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. She also is an Associate Professor of Neurology, Director of Team Based Care 3 Neuroscience Clerkship and Chair of Physician Advisors with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner … Read More

Graduating Senior Awards Announced

Congratulations to the following graduating seniors who earned awards for their outstanding performance and contributions during their five years of medical school: Frederick AllenThe Cleveland Clinic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute Award, presented to a graduating student who has shown excellence in pathology and laboratory medicine Salam BachourThe James S. Winshall, MD, [MED ‘92] Memorial … Read More

Student Spotlight: Wenting Ma

If Wenting Ma (’22) could give new medical students a piece of advice, it would be to “find people who are invested in your success and willing to take a chance on you, and learn from them.” As she prepares for residency, she is grateful for the strong culture of mentorship at CCLCM as well … Read More