The simulated clinical environment provides an interactive learning experience

Innovative Medical Education Starts with Philanthropy

With increased knowledge comes the promise of better health. Gifts supporting our Education Institute help us:

  • Train physician-investigators. Cleveland Clinic trains more than 800 residents, fellows and advanced fellows each year.
  • Reach out internationally. Nearly 9,000 Cleveland Clinic alumni are practicing medicine worldwide.
  • Educate specialists. Annually, more than 96,000 medical professionals participate in our continuing education programs.
  • Develop careers. About 1,500 nursing students are precepting at Cleveland Clinic on any given weekday.

Over the last five years, philanthropy has supported 175 medical education programs.
Contact us to learn how you can help.

Amy Kubacki 
Director of Development
Education Institute

Catalyst, Winter 2011

Read more about philanthropy's impact on education

Multidisciplinary Simulation Center

Support training and state-of-the-art equipment

Graduate Medical Education for Residents and Fellows

Support training and education

Lerner College of Medicine

Support student scholarships and research

Allied Health Education

Support faculty training and student scholarships

Alumni Library

Support the access to print and online resources

Leadership and Professional Development Programs

Support career development

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

Launched with a major gift from Alfred and Norma Lerner, two classes have graduated since its inception in 2005. Limited to 32 students per year, the school attracts more than 1,500 highly qualified applications annually. The college offers full-tuition scholarships, helping to attract the best-qualified medical school applicants from around the country.

The Stanley Shalom Zielony Institute of Nursing

The Institute was renamed, along with the former HealthSpace Museum, to the Stanley Shalom Zielony Plaza. Mr. Zielony’s gifts further nursing excellence by supporting educational resources, scholarships and new technology, including a simulation lab.

Office of Civic Education Initiatives

These programs offer the philanthropically supported Outcalt Scholars Program, in which teachers learn in-depth about the medical field from Cleveland Clinic physicians and researchers. Teachers then develop curricula blending science, math, health and wellness, the arts, creativity and innovation.

Samson Global Leadership Academy for Executives

Established by a philanthropic gift, the academy is the first of its kind and provides opportunities for leaders in medicine and other fields of business to learn from experienced peers. It incorporates classroom study, mentoring and extensive hands-on experience.

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