Student Spotlight: Joshua Gallop

A key question when selecting a medical school is asking yourself if the school is the right fit. When Josh Gallop (’23) discovered the Lerner College of Medicine on an online discussion forum, he became intrigued by its small class size and full year of research. As he learned more, he became increasingly enamored with … Read More

From the Dean’s Desk | Kudos to Our Faculty

At the Lerner College of Medicine, we are fortunate to have a large number of outstanding faculty who are involved directly in educating our students. These curriculum leaders, longitudinal preceptors and problem-based learning facilitators not only provide students with clinical and research experience but also sustain their curiosity about science and medicine. Teaching students to … Read More

Regional Conference Attracts Hundreds of Underrepresented Minority Students Interested in Medical Education

In a positive shift toward diversity, equity and inclusivity in medicine, underrepresented minorities led a surge in medical school applications and enrollment across the country during 2021. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the number of students who self-identified as Black or African American increased by 21% from the prior year and … Read More

Career Advisors Help Students Shape Their Career Path

As someone who went through medical school without having a career counselor at her disposal, Stacey Jolly, MD, appreciates that her position as Director of Career Advising at the Lerner College of Medicine helps ease the students’ transition from medical school to residency. She aims to provide perspective to students based on her own experiences: … Read More

A Patient’s Gift

Patients don’t often participate in a classroom session, but Angelique Cogar and her 17-year-old daughter Lexi have been coming to the Fundamentals of Molecular Medicine class for years to share with first-year students their experience living with an ion channel disease. Ion channel diseases are linked to defects in proteins, and people with one of … Read More

Dr. Marissa Hand Earns Top Resident Teacher Award

Congratulations to PGY1 resident Marissa Hand, MD, who has earned the Top Resident Teacher Clerkship Award for the Ob/Gyn Clerkship within the Women’s Health Institute, July through September 2022.   Under the leadership of Ob/Gyn Clerkship Directors Diane Young, MD, Assistant Professor of Ob-Gyn & Reproductive Biology, and Stacie Jhaveri, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Ob-Gyn … Read More

Highlights of the Annual State of the College Address

Bud Isaacson, MD, Professor of Medicine and Executive Dean of CCLCM, opened the 2022 State of the College address by expressing tremendous gratitude to the faculty, staff and students for all their contributions toward making CCLCM an exceptional environment in which to learn and grow. In particular, Dr. Isaacson acknowledged the lifelong contributions to patient … Read More

Student Spotlight: Shannon Wu

For Shannon Wu (’23), two of the best aspects of CCLCM are the collaborative environment and the mentorship that has supported her throughout her five years in the program. While this wasn’t what initially drew her to CCLCM — the five-year research component was most appealing — she feels like she always had support no … Read More

Student Spotlight: Paras Shah

For Paras Shah (’23), one of the most endearing aspects of Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is the warm welcome with which he was greeted from the get-go. “Looking back, choosing Lerner was one-hundred percent the right decision. I feel that the students are so much closer to one other than at most other … Read More