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Registration is now open for the 2017-18 Worldwide Classroom® Connected Learning experiences.

Middle and High School Students: Apply to Our Clinic-Based Programs, and you could be selected to spend the summer of 2018 learning and working alongside caregivers at Cleveland Clinic.


The Cleveland Clinic Office of Government and Community Relations' Civic Education Department would like to give special thanks to the following organizations and individuals who made the 2016-17 eXpressions™ program a great success:
  • Our participating students, families, teachers, school administrators, and Cleveland Clinic mentors
  • The Global Center for Health Innovation
  • The Alcoa Foundation
  • The Abington Foundation
  • The Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
  • Jonathan Hicks, Bob Kelemen, Austin Kirkland, David Middleton, Reen Nemeth, Dan Palmer, Terrance Richardson, Maria Soriano, Nedra Starling, Bob Stefanov, Stefanie Steele, Tom Miller, and the Cleveland Clinic Center for Medical Art and Photography
  • M. Gentile Studios, Inc.
  • Great Lakes Integrated
  • Our Panel of Reviewers and Judges:

Brittany Anstrom
Associate Communications Manager
Progressive Insurance
Jane Blackie
Adjunct Professor, English
Cuyahoga Community College
Kraig Brock
Musician/Music Educator
Rosemary Burk, MA
Manager, Proposal Development
Philanthropy Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Anne Cole, MAEd
University Supervisor
Baldwin Wallace University
Dyan Colpo, MEd
Standardized Patient Program Manager
Simulation and Advanced Skills Center
Cleveland Clinic
Richard Crepage, EdD
Board Member, American Cancer Society
Mary Donovan, MA, MFA
Administrative Director, Standardized Patient Program
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Christine Filmer, MAEd
Artist/Art Educator
Anita Giusto, MA
Educator, Andrew J. Rickoff Elementary School
Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Laura Greenwald, MBA
Communications Manager, Education Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Gregory Grossman, PhD
Director, Research Programs
Danette Hauck, PE, LEED AP, CEM
Mechanical Engineer
Construction and Planning
Cleveland Clinic
Beth Hertz
Professional Writer and Editor
Amanda Hollis, MA
Director, Foundation Relations
Philanthropy Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Colleen Jost, MA
Program Manager
Department of Operations
Office of Government and Community Relations
Cleveland Clinic
Christine Kolaczewski-Ferris, MS
Director, Office of Student Academic Success
The University of Akron
Karen Latterner, BAS, RT(R)(M)
Clinical Preceptor
Cuyahoga Community College
Monica Lott, PhD
Adjunct Professor, English Composition
Kent State University
Rita Lovelace, RN
Chronic Care Services
Cleveland Clinic
Julie Marth, MPH
Administrator, Protective Services
Cleveland Clinic
Francis Martines
Educational Consultant
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
Tracey Meilander, MEd, PhD
Associate Professor, Biology
Notre Dame College
Amy Moore, BA
Manager, Medical Writing Educational Program
Staff Editor, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Madeline Newcomb, BFA
Medical Illustrator
Sara Newman, PhD
Professor, Department of English
Kent State University
Douglas Norris, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
John Carroll University
Bryan Palaszewski
Leader of Advanced Fuels
Engine Combustion Branch
NASA Glenn Research Center
Heather Price
Writer and Editor
Anand Ramamurthi, PhD
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Cleveland Clinic
Leah Ratner, AIA, LEED GA
Healthcare Facility Planner
Buildings and Properties
Cleveland Clinic
Ieda Rodrigues, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics
Cleveland State University
Judith Ryder
Founding Manager
Cleveland Arts Education Consortium
Lisa Shea, MAT
Art Therapist, Art and Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Maria Soriano, MA
Director, Writing Center
John Carroll University
Bob Stefanov
Owner, Bob Stefanov Productions
Troy Tradup
Owner and Publisher, Tough Times Publishing
Angela Wilson, RN, BSHA
Program Manager/Community Health Educator
Department of Community Outreach
Office of Government and Community Relations
Cleveland Clinic
Chuck Zitko, MSEd
Artist/Art Educator