The mission of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is to educate a diverse group of individuals to become physician investigators who advance biomedical research, deliver exceptional clinical care and promote health equity.
Why Choose the Lerner College of Medicine?
CCLCM is a distinct program within the CWRU School of Medicine. We train physician investigators who are passionate about scientific inquiry, able to think critically and eager to work collaboratively. Upon completion of the five-year curriculum, our students graduate with an MD degree with Special Qualification in Biomedical Research. They leave equipped with the skills to deliver exceptional clinical care, advance research and promote health equity within their communities. Hear what the graduating class of 2022 has to say about their experience at CCLCM.Learn More
Standing Against Structural Racism
At Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine we are deeply committed to anti-racism, diversity, and inclusion in education, healthcare and our communities. Learn how we are using our voices to condemn structural racism and embrace our communities to enact positive change.See How We're Taking a Stand
Rising to the Challenge of COVID-19
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we reacted immediately to protect the health and welfare of our students, faculty and employees, while finding new ways to make a positive impact during a global health crisis.EXPLORE OUR COVID-19 MICROSITE
Educating Students for the Future of Healthcare
The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (CCLCM) was established as a program of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. CCLCM trains students to become physician investigators, integrating basic science, research and clinical medicine.
In 2019, Cleveland Clinic and CWRU opened its new Health Education Campus, where medical, nursing, dental medicine and physician assistant students engage in collaborative, interprofessional learning.Discover Our Campus
Information for Students
Tuition & Financial Aid
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Amenities & Housing
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