Welcome to Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

On this site you will find details about Orientation 2010 and all items you need to complete before attending. Also included is information about parking, the medical plan, and housing, as well as the academic calendar.

Orientation begins Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 7:30 a.m. on the 5th floor of the College of Medicine (Education wing of the Lerner Building) and ends Friday, July 9, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. You are expected to participate in all the scheduled activities during Orientation; please plan personal activities during the scheduled free time. Activities will include finalizing your registration, receiving TB test, meeting key figures in the school, receiving useful advice on services available and an intensive introduction to computer and information resource technology, and socializing with faculty and your new classmates.

On Tuesday, there is a formal welcome to the College. Attire is what you will be expected to wear when interacting with patients. Men should wear a collared shirt, tie, slacks, socks, and closed shoes with a white coat. Women should wear a blouse or sweater with a skirt or ankle-length slacks or a dress, hosiery or socks, and flat- or moderately-heeled dress shoes with a white coat. You will receive your white coat on Tuesday morning.

The White Coat Ceremony will be held July 11, 2010, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Severance Hall and will be preceded by breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center for you and your family. Students must be at Severance Hall by 10:00 a.m. The White Coat Ceremony is an impressive event we hope your family will be able to attend. Dean Pamela B. Davis will preside and host a reception after the ceremony for you and your family.

If you have any questions about this information, please contact:

Darlene Gray
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
9500 Euclid Ave, NA21
Cleveland, OH 44195
Phone: 866.735.1912 or 216.445.7170
Fax: 216.636.3206