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

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