Alumni Board Specialty Spotlight

Andrew Vassil, MD (IM’06, RO’10), an Alumni Association Board Specialty Director representing the Taussig Cancer Institute, is a staff physician and Medical Director for Radiation Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Strongsville Family Health Center.   Q. What led you to a career in medicine? Growing up, I loved biology class. After studying plant molecular biology in … Read More

Alumni Board Specialty Spotlight

Amar Gupta, MD Welcome to a new series highlighting our Alumni Board Specialty Directors. In this issue, we introduce Amar Gupta, MD (DR’18, ABI’21), a diagnostic and interventional radiologist in Cleveland Clinic’s Imaging Institute. Dr. Gupta, whose specialty is abdominal imaging and intervention, works at main campus and in the west region hospitals. Q. What … Read More

Take a peek inside former gift shop windows

What were once Cleveland Clinic’s gift shop windows are now displays of photos, artifacts and stories of our creation. They are part of a new exhibit gifted from the Cleveland Clinic Alumni Association — inviting us to get to know our founders and our past. The refresh with newly installed monitors brings life to a historic display that has been … Read More

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Dr. Richard G. Farmer is Honored with Alumni Special Achievement Award

Richard G. Farmer, MD, MS, MACP, MACG (Staff’62), is the recipient of the 2022 Alumni Association Special Achievement Award, which recognizes physicians or scientists for exceptional, enduring achievements and leadership that have brought pride and recognition to Cleveland Clinic’s community. Dr. Farmer was on staff at Cleveland Clinic for 30 years, including serving as Chief … Read More

Cardiac Arrhythmia Pioneer Dr. Patrick Tchou Receives Alumni Service Award

Patrick Tchou, MD (Staff’94), 2022 Alumni Association Service Award recipient, is a leader in the field of cardiac arrhythmia treatment who performed catheter ablation from its inception in the early 1980s. In 1986, he was honored with the Young Investigator’s Award by the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology. He continues exploring the challenges … Read More

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Dr. Renee Salas is First to Receive Early Career Alumnus Award

Renee N. Salas, MD, MPH, MS (CCLCM‘09), emergency medicine physician and national expert on climate change and health, is the first recipient of the Alumni Association’s Early Career Alumnus Award. The award recognizes exceptional enduring achievements and leadership, as well as dedicated contributions of time, energy and resources to the community. Nominees must be within … Read More