About the Cleveland Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic is an independent, not-for-profit multispecialty academic medical center including a 1,100-bed hospital, centralized and regional outpatient facilities, a research institute, and an educational institute.  Since its inception in 1921, the Cleveland Clinic has been dedicated to a mission of better care of the sick, research of their problems and further education of those who serve.  Ranked among the top 4 hospitals in the country, the Cleveland Clinic is recognized for its outstanding clinical care and its commitment to academic excellence.  Among the nation’s best in all 16 specialties ranked, 13 are in the top 10.  All the Clinic’s specialties placed in the nation’s top 20.  The Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute ranks among the top independent research institutes in the country for National Institute of Health funding.  In education, the institution sponsors one of the largest graduate medical education programs in the country with more than 1000 residents and fellows in a broad range of specialties.  Faculty of the Cleveland Clinic are among the nation’s leaders in academic medicine and are responsible for more than 3,000 scientific publications each year.  State of the Art research (600,000 sq. ft.) and education (250,000 sq. ft.) facilities provide outstanding support resources forfaculty and trainee academic activities.  This commitment to the highest quality patient care, research, and education makes the Cleveland Clinic an ideal setting to train physicians dedicated to ensuring the translation of scientific advances into clinical application.