"The fact that Northeast Ohio is home to a thriving medical industry that rivals the best in the country is no surprise," states a recent article in the Cleveland Jewish News. NEOMED is among the local universities that are working to ensure the industry continues to grow with health care providers from the area.
Dr. Erik Porfeli, associate dean for community engagement and admission , says he focuses on "recruiting students from Northeast Ohio, who are interested in becoming physicians, for Northeast Ohio." Involving local middle and high school students through pipeline programs gets them interested in the medical field early on and empowers the students to return to their communities in the region after graduation.
Read more in the Cleveland Jewish News.