Student Spotlight: Shadi Mehrabi

If Shadi Mehrabi (’21) could describe her career trajectory in one word, it would be “serendipitous.” Before attending medical school at CCLCM, Shadi was an engineering student at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. At a glance, her decision to pursue otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) may seem random, but in hindsight, she says, it … Read More

Alumnus Dr. Peter Hanna earns PhD

Congratulations to Peter Hanna, MD, PhD (’13), who recently defended his thesis on “Intrinsic Cardiac Neural Control of the Mammalian Sinoatrial Node” to earn his PhD in Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology. His paper, entitled “Innervation and Neuronal Control of the Mammalian Sinoatrial Node a Comprehensive Atlas,” was published in Circulation Research. Dr. Hanna is … Read More

Viewing Disability through a New Lens

Aiman Faruqi (’23) was working a shift in the emergency department as part of his clinical rotations when he met a patient who presented to the ED with post-surgical complications. As he took her medical history, Aiman recalls thinking that her voice sounded extremely familiar. When she shared that she was a nephrologist with lupus, … Read More

Four Faculty Inducted into Academy of Scholar Educators

Congratulations to these four CCLCM faculty members who were inducted into the Academy of Scholar Educators at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Education Retreat on April 29: Induction into the academy recognizes faculty members who have made longstanding and significant contributions to both excellence and innovation in medical education. The academy aims … Read More

Residents/Fellows Earn Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to the following residents and fellows, some of whom are CCLCM alumni, who earned a Teaching Excellence Award during the fourth quarter of 2020: Ben Alencherry, MD, Cardiovascular Disease Wael Al-Yaman, MD, Hepatology Nirmal Andrapalliyal, MD, Neurology Michael Arustamyan, DO, Internal Medicine Rachael Baird, MD (CCLCM ‘19), Obstetrics and Gynecology Diana Basali, MD, Internal … Read More

A Step 1 “9-1-1”

On a snowy and cold April day, Christine Warren, MD, MS (’09), Clinical AssistantProfessor of Dermatology and Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs,and Cory Chevalier, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of Wellnessfor CCLCM, met second-year students outside the Health Education Campus forthe annual Step 1 Survival Kit delivery as a part of … Read More

Wellness: Walking the Walk

A group of third-year students tuned in for a virtual wellness event at the end of last year that includedbreakout groups focused on culinary medicine, physical activity, sleep, yoga and mindfulness meditation,each led by a Cleveland Clinic expert. Students chose which breakout group they were interested inattending, with the goal of building healthy habits for … Read More