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Teaching the Next Generation of Physicians is at the Core of Our Mission.

Office of Undergraduate Medical Education

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Medical student education, teaching the next generation of physicians, is at the core of our mission at University Hospitals. With a rich history of academic innovation, exemplary patient care and research excellence, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is proud to provide a wide range of medical student education opportunities. As a major affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, our faculty are dedicated to teaching the science of health and the art of compassion. Our diverse patient population and highly specialized clinical expertise provide a robust teaching environment for comprehensive medical education opportunities.

Core Clerkships

UH Cleveland Medical Center offers core medical school clerkships to 3rd year medical students from only Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Students from these respective institutions should contact their registrar about rotating at University Hospitals.

David Satcher Clerkship

We have a special option for 4th-year students who are underrepresented in medicine and are interested in a clinical elective at UH Cleveland Medical Center. Please access this information at David Satcher Clerkship or the Community Impact, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (CEDI) office.

Visiting Medical Student Clinical Elective Rotations

Additionally, we offer a wide range of clinical electives. Case Western Reserve University and NEOMED 4th-year medical students should access clinical elective opportunities and applications through their respective registrars. For UH Cleveland Medical Center and other UH community hospitals, please select your location below to learn more about the electives offered. We also encourage you to review the Graduate Medical Education opportunities at all our hospitals by visiting the UH Graduate Medical Education Office.

Visiting Medical Student Locations

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