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ERIE – Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield presented Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) with a $500,000 check recently to support a continuation of The Student-To-Practice Academic Scholarship, the organizations’ collaborative scholarship program aimed at increasing the supply and retention of physicians in rural areas of Pennsylvania. “Today’s health care environment is filled with challenges,

BRADENTON – LECOM Bradenton held three ceremonies at The Harvest Center in Lakewood Ranch, where 436 first-year students marked the beginning of their journey from preclinical education to clinical education by accepting their white coats. The day’s ceremonies began with the School of Dental Medicine, which had 101 students receiving white coats. After a welcoming message

BRADENTON, Fla. – Tim Novak, Director of LECOM’s Masters in Health Services Administration (MHSA) program, announced today that 31 students were recently accepted and seated in LECOM’s School of Graduate Studies MHSA program. The January 2016 class represents the largest since the program began in January 2014. This is the fifth LECOM MHSA class with an

On Friday, Nov. 6, at the final event of the Erie, Pa. Jefferson Educational Society Global Summit VII, John M. Ferretti, DO, President and CEO of LECOM, and Silvia M. Ferretti, DO, Provost, Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs at LECOM, were presented the Thomas B. Hagen Dignitas Award. The award is given to

LECOM is proud to announce that first-year medical student Kristin Day has been named the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year (WOTY) at a ceremony in Indianapolis on Sunday, Oct. 18. The WOTY Award is presented to a female student-athlete based on academic achievement, excellence in athletics, community service and leadership. Day, a national champion

LECOM Health and Allegheny Health Network Introduce New Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician Training Program for Western Pennsylvania. LECOM Health, through its teaching hospital Millcreek Community Hospital (MCH), and Allegheny Health Network are working together to prepare new physicians to meet the critical care needs of patients with severe respiratory and related illnesses. MCH recently received approval

LECOM is pleased to announce the receipt of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program Grant. LECOM is one of only 44 organizations in the nation that has been named to receive the HRSA Grant and joins other top educational institutions including Yale, Johns Hopkins, and Duke among the recipients. The

Four-Year Agreement in Place for 2016-19; Golf Channel to Televise CLYMER, NEW YORK – The PGA TOUR and Erie, Pa.-based LECOM Health (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine) announced today that LECOM will become the title sponsor of a new Web.com Tour event at Peek’n Peak Resort in western New York, entering a four-year agreement

Eleven students in the inaugural class of the Masters in Health Services Administration received their diplomas as part of the LECOM Bradenton’s commencement ceremony held June 7, 2015. The inaugural MHSA class began its journey January 6, 2014, and all eleven successfully completed the rigorous graduate program in the scheduled 18-month period. The class included

In anticipation of the arrival of the first residents later this month, LECOM Health administrators and the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the LECOM Senior Living Center (SLC), 5535 Peach Street, Erie, PA.   After more than two years of planning and construction, the newest facility in the growing

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