Mohammed J. Al-Jaghbeer, MD | Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency | Cleveland Clinic
Mohammed J. Al-Jaghbeer, MD
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

Welcome to Cleveland Clinic Foundation/Fairview Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program. Committed to excellence in medical education, the Internal Medicine Residency Program instills confidence in the future internist to provide exceptional care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. We strive to expand medical knowledge with the development of clinical skills and the fundamentals of medical research.

There are 36 categorical residents and two preliminary residents in the program that are supervised by dedicated core faculty members. Our graduates are trained to provide excellent care with high clinical outcomes and patient experience. Innovation, team work, compassion, quality and patient safety represent our academic environment.

Our Internal Medicine Residency program values stem from the Cleveland Clinic; focusing on patients, caregivers, community, and organization. We provide excellent clinical training with experience in hospital medicine, critical care units and continuity clinic. Residents are trained with a structured code simulation curriculum in association with the American Heart Association (AHA) as well as a procedural simulation training.

Our residents are involved in multiple patient safety and quality committees. They present research projects at regional and national conferences, publish, and have won multiple awards.

We look forward to reviewing your application.

About Fairview hospital

Fairview Hospital was established on the West Side of Cleveland in 1892. The internal medicine residency program was established in 1962. In 2017 our program became part of the Cleveland Clinic graduate medical education program. Fairview, at 488 beds, is the flagship of Cleveland clinic regional hospitals in western Cleveland. It is a tertiary care facility and a level II trauma center. U.S. News & World Report recognized Fairview Hospital in the nation rankings in multiple adult specialties.

Key Affiliations

Fairview Hospital is a subsidiary hospital of the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Health System (CCHS), a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center. In addition, we are a part of Cleveland Clinic graduate medical education. Our program is affiliated with Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cleveland and students rotate in our Hospital Medicine service.

Successful Alumni

Our residency program was established in 1962 at Lutheran Hospital. The first graduates received their diplomas in 1965. Many of our graduates remain in the Cleveland area and are practicing at Fairview. Others pursued fellowships and returned to Cleveland to set-up practice or joined as hospitalists. Our graduates practice in every part of the United States.


We welcome your interest in our program and invite you to contact Doreen Bailes, Program Administrator, with any questions at

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