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Patients around the world come to Cleveland Clinic because our physicians are recognized as being the top patient-centric professionals in their fields, treating more of the most-complex patient challenges than any comparable medical center in America (according to CMS, the federal healthcare agency). In fact, since 1921, our physician-led, multi-disciplinary model of care has directly led to some of the most celebrated moments in medicine — from the first coronary bypass to the first face transplant and more.

And while it’s true many physicians choose Cleveland Clinic to explore our almost 130 specialties and more than 100 subspecialities, you’ll quickly discover there are so many other reasons to develop your career with our family of caregivers.

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Cleveland Clinic has given me opportunities that I never dreamed were possible. My supervisors were able to discern strengths that, quite frankly, I did not know I have! I was encouraged to pursue learning opportunities which have greatly enhanced my personal development. – Janet M., MD – Internal Medicine

A culture unlike any other in healthcare.

Our goal is to become the best place for healthcare anywhere, and the best place to work in healthcare. It’s an ambitious vision that speaks volumes about the talent of our family, but also the relationships and support that underpin our award-winning culture.

In this year alone, we’ve been recognized as one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes/Statista and one of the “Top Workplaces USA” by Energage. By treating our patients and fellow caregivers as if they were family — and our organization as our home — we’ve created a collaborative, physician-led destination where professionals come to develop their careers for the long term. In fact, with rapid growth at the local, national and international levels, we’re grown our professional staff by more than twenty-five percent in less than 10 years.


Cleveland Clinic is a great place to learn and grow because the resources available allow for one to fulfill their potential. Being in an academic environment is a great challenge and very rewarding for those interested in training the next generation of physicians. – Scott M., MD – Radiology 

We also understand that it takes a variety of perspectives and skill sets to stay at the forefront of medicine. Diversity has many forms, including gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, thought and experiences — it’s why our culture fosters a caregiver team that reflects this diversity, as well as the diversity of the patients that we serve.

Simply put, as a part of our family, you’ll be able to pursue and practice whatever interests you most — backed by a diverse, renowned team that’s been transforming medicine for over a century.

We’re focused on what matters most.

There’s a reason our professional turnover is low compared to many other healthcare organizations — we learn what matters most to our caregivers and make every effort to deliver on it.

Learning and development
Joining our family of physicians means you’ll have access to the clinical, research and educational resources that are defining the leading edge of healthcare technology — insights that can open up new areas of interest for your career. We also offer a breadth of training programs, from seminars and grand rounds, to mentorship programs and career development and leadership courses.

You’ll also be able to take advantage of academic appointments in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western University (commensurate with your experience and qualifications). It’s yet another example of our commitment to fueling your professional development.

It’s also part of our overall goal to provide you with new opportunities and interests as you grow. Here, you’ll quickly realize that learning is synonymous with new experiences — and new career paths. Our physicians are encouraged to explore a variety of professional tracks, ranging from Master Clinician to Clinician Educator to Clinician Scholar to Clinician Scientist.

In short, at Cleveland Clinic, you’ll never stop learning.


This is a premier career destination because the most talented individuals work here. The collaborative work environment makes patient care, career growth and innovation unmatched. The opportunities and resources abound and frankly seem endless. – Sofya A., MD – General Surgery

The support and benefits you deserve.

We want to serve more patients in more ways than ever before. And that means providing our physicians with the time to deliver the quality of care our communities have come to count on, and the resources to keep our physicians fresh and focused.

As a part of our physician family, you’ll have a full support of a clinical team; APPs, RNs, MAs, administrative professionals and more, ensuring you’ll be able to spend quality visits with your patients. And to make sure your professional journey is a fulfilling one, our Office of Professional Staff Affairs (OPSA) is committed to driving innovation and enhancements across our physicians’ practices that will keep you thriving, growing and renewed.

Of course, we also provide a host of impressive benefits that include flexible scheduling options, a generous PTO allowance, personal and wellness days, exceptional health coverage, back-up day care, and maternity and paternity leave. And, we’ll be there to help plan for your future as well — we’re a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) employer, and offer retirement benefits that include a 401(a) Investment Pension Plan, a 403(b) Match and more.

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