151 students receive DO degree; 94 receive Pharm.D. degree The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton campus held its commencement ceremonies on Sunday, June 10 at the Manatee Convention Center in Palmetto, Fla.On the authority of the Board of Trustees, LECOM President and CEO John M. Ferretti, DO, conferred degrees to 151 medical students,

Families and friends of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2012 gathered in Erie on Sunday to watch 410 graduates receive their degrees.  LECOM commencement moved to the picturesque Presque Isle Bay for the first time in the College’s 20 year history. There, as the U.S. Brig Niagara and other vessels sailed

2013 LECOM Commencement

Tuesday, 05 June 2012

To view all of the photos from the 2013 LECOM commencement ceremonies in Erie, PA and Bradenton, FL, please visit this site: LECOM 2013 Commencement Galleries You are free to purchase any photos you wish.  All proceeds benefit the LECOM Student Scholarship Fund. The main site for all LECOM photo galleries is  

Institute only facility locally to meet current standards The LECOM Institute for Successful Aging, a leader in providing clinical services, education, and research in geriatric medicine, has been nationally recognized for its quality of care for older adults. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently honored the Institute for its “Systematic Use of Patient-Centered,

College designates funds for Emergency Services and the Erie County Library. The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine has reached an agreement to give Erie County (Pa.) government $500,000 over five years.  The county will use the funds for two important projects supporting emergency services and the county library.  The announcement was made by Erie

A second-year resident will be practicing with physicians and emergency room personnel during May at the Purcell Municipal Hospital (PMH). Robert Zukas, D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathy), began his month-long rotation with the hospital through St. Anthony Family Medicine Residency Program. A doctor of osteopathy medicine has the same training as a medical doctor (M.D.), but

Two LECOM alumni among the five winners The importance of a medical college having its own teaching hospital such as LECOM’s Millcreek Community Hospital (MCH) becomes apparent through the achievements of the hospitals physicians and residents. The role MCH residents play in the education of LECOM students was recognized by the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association

LECOM Students Stage Operation Prom

Wednesday, 09 May 2012

Annual event warns high school students about the dangers of drinking and driving Bayshore High School students received a sobering reminder about the dangers of drinking and driving thanks to the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Bradenton campus Operation Prom event. In conjunction with Manatee County emergency operations staff, LECOM’s Emergency Medicine Club staged

Drug Take-Back Event

Thursday, 26 April 2012

  On April 28, 2012 from 10am to 2pm, The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in association with the DEA will hold a drug take-back event.  Local residents can bring their unwanted medication to the following locations, Erie City Hall, Harbor Creek Township Building and Millcreek Township Building. The service is free and anonymous.

LECOM Wellness Fair

Thursday, 26 April 2012

  To conclude National Osteopathic Medicine Week, medical and pharmacy students of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine will hold the annual LECOM Wellness Fair for the Erie community at the Millcreek Mall on Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 11am-3pm. More than 70 students representing 15 different clubs and organizations will provide handouts and