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

Diversity Dinner Shines Light on Ghanaian Culture

Ghanaian student Metabel (Metty) Markwei (’22) led the most recent diversity dinner event, sharing insights about her journey to medicine, her journey to the West, her motivations and lessons from taking multiple trips back home to Ghana as well as her experiences navigating being Black in America. Among the many facts that Metty offered about … Read More

Students Step Up to Help Facilitate Clinical Skills Session

When Stacie Jhaveri, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Ob-Gyn & Reproductive Biology, found herself without help at the last minute to teach a clinical skills session for second-year students, three CCLCM students stepped up. With less than a week’s notice, Metabel Markwei (’22), Stephanie Njemanze (’23) and Surabhi Tewari (’23) volunteered to help Dr. Jhaveri … Read More

From the Dean’s Desk | Educating Those Who Serve

At the Lerner College of Medicine, students spend five years training to succeed in the next step of their medical career — residency — and go on to become physician investigators. Their training here culminates in a two-week capstone experience designed to further reinforce their clinical skills and professional development. In addition to hands-on skills … Read More

Student Spotlight: Metabel Markwei

When Metabel (Metty) Markwei (’22) was a child, she quickly earned the nickname of “kasapole,” meaning “the talkative one” in her native language. She grew up living in a small annex to her family’s medical clinic in Accra, Ghana. Metty was naïve to the inner workings of the North Ridge Clinic, except when she delivered … Read More