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Our K–12 Education Internship Programs give Northeast Ohio middle and high school students the opportunity to learn and work alongside world-renowned caregivers at Cleveland Clinic’s Main Campus, Regional Hospitals and Family Health Centers. Click here to learn more and register.

Middle and High School Students: Apply to Our K–12 Education Internship Programs, and you could be selected to spend the summer of 2020 learning and working alongside caregivers at Cleveland Clinic.

Join us at one of our "Destination: Application" workshops during the months of January and February, so you can meet the K–12 Education Internship Programs staff members and learn more about the application process.

The eXpressions® eXhibition will be on display in the Samson Pavilion at the Health Education Campus from February 14, 2020, through March 26, 2020. Visitors are welcome from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. All guests must sign in at the security desk, located near the west entrance, before visiting the eXhibition. Teachers interested in having their classes visit the eXhibit can email to schedule a field trip.

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Research for Interpretation

For the 2019-2020 eXpressions® program, we are excited to present 15 research assets addressing 5 important community health topics or themes. Below is a list of the asset titles, organized by theme.

Access to the actual research assets requires teacher registration for the program. Once registered, a teacher will receive a link to the research, which can then be share with students.

Click here for a printable table listing the 15 research titles and our 8 eXpressions Theme eXtras (see below for details on these additional resources).

  • Psychosocial Paths During Childhood to Heart Disease in Adulthood
  • Identification of New Genetic Variants Associated With Coronary Artery Disease in African Americans
  • Waist Circumference to Height Ratio and Left Ventricular Mass in Children and Adolescents

  • The Relationship Between Childhood Obesity and Liver Disease
  • Obesity in the Community: Taboo Subject? Are We Addressing the Needs of the Obese Hospitalized Patient?
  • An Effective and Safe Approach to Induce Rapid Weight Loss in Severely Obese Adolescents

  • Infant Mortality Rate: A Racial Gap
  • The Impact Infant Driven Feeding Has on the Length of Stay of Babies in the NICU –34 Weeks Gestation at Hillcrest Hospital
  • Initiative to Improve Exclusive Breastfeeding by Delaying the Newborn Bath

  • Association Between Opioid Prescriptions Written by Dental Clinicians and Opioid Abuse in Young Adults
  • The Impact of Increased Calorie Feeding in Infants With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Treated With Morphine
  • The Use of Stem Cell Therapy to Reverse Opioid Tolerance

  • Insulin Resistance in Sleep-Deprived Adolescents
  • Retrospective View of HbA1C Levels After Attending Diabetic Shared Medical Appointments
  • Subclinical Inflammation and Endothelial Dysfunction in Young Patients With Diabetes: A Study From United Arab Emirates

eXpressions Theme eXtras

Learn more with our eXpressions Theme eXtras. These OPTIONAL Worldwide Classroom® connected learning sessions, hosted by Cleveland Clinic content experts, illuminate the importance of the five community health topics and provide context for the research. To access these sessions, please enroll online at

  • Meet a Heart Surgeon
    Tues., Sept. 10, 2019
    9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • All About Heart Health
    Tues., Sept. 17, 2019
    9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

  • All About Obesity
    Tues., Sept. 24, 2019
    9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Meet a Bariatric Surgeon
    Tues., Oct. 1, 2019
    9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

  • Meet a Nurse Practitioner
    Tues., Oct. 8, 2019
    9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

  • All About Pain
    Tues., Oct. 15, 2019
    9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

  • All About Diabetes
    Tues., Oct. 22, 2019
    9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Meet a Kidney Surgeon
    Tues., Oct 29, 2019
    9 a.m. – 10 a.m.