Graduating Students Showcase Their Research Projects at Research Day

Congratulations to the CCLCM Class of 2023 for their outstanding research projects, showcased during the 13th Annual CCLCM Research Day, held on March 10. Caitlin Hicks, MD (‘12), MS, delivered the keynote address, presenting on “Value-Based Care in Vascular Surgery – From Academics to Implementation.” Dr. Hicks is an Associate Professor of Surgery, Associate Fellowship … Read More

8 CCLCM Faculty Members Promoted

Congratulations to the following faculty members who were recently promoted from either assistant or associate professor, effective Jan. 1, 2023: Jalal M. Abu-Shaweesh, MDProfessor, Pediatrics Andrej Alfirevic, MDProfessor, Anesthesiology Samantha Anne, MDProfessor, Otolaryngology Christine M. O’Connor, PhDAssociate Professor, Molecular Medicine Sujata Rao, PhDAssociate Professor, Ophthalmology Amy Mikilene Burleson Sullivan, PsyDAssociate Professor Medicine  Jonathan J. Taliercio, … Read More

Student-founded Group Brings Healthcare to Rural Kenya

When Eran Maina (’27) and Scott Perkins (’26) met while participating in the Health Coach Program at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio, neither anticipated eventually starting a similar program for youth in Kenya. At Wooster, students in the Health Coach Program were assigned patients with chronic illness in the local community. The students … Read More

Student Spotlight: Diana Lopez

For Diana Lopez (’23), the draw to the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine was not only the research year built into the program, but also the maturity she saw in the fifth year students graduating from the program. The seniors she met exhibited both immense empathy and preparation for becoming practicing physicians, solidifying her … Read More

Faculty Member Dr. Tom Abelson Retiring

After multiple years dedicated to serving as a preceptor for the Art and Practice of Medicine course and mentoring numerous students, Tom Abelson, MD, will be completing his service and retiring from that role at the end of this academic year. Dr. Abelson’s role at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine actually began with the … Read More

Student Spotlight: Dena Crozier

“The dedicated research year that is built into the curriculum was what drew me to CCLCM,” says Dena Crozier (’23), who is also pursuing a master’s degree in systems biology and bioinformatics as part of the dual degree program at Case Western Reserve University. Once she matriculated to the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, … Read More

Student Spotlight: Lisa Kojima

As Lisa Kojima (’23) rounds out her final year of medical school, she reflects on the opportunities that CCLCM has provided and how she felt like CCLCM was the perfect program for her. “What I love about CCLCM is the vast amount of opportunities that exist. I think the program does a great job of … Read More