IRU’s comprehensive program helps patients return to independent living When Rick Brown first arrived at the LECOM Institute for Successful Aging’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) after a spinal cord injury, he needed the help of the staff simply to get out of bed. After a few short weeks of rehabilitation at the IRU, however, Brown

LECOM to lead Safe Kids Erie Initiative

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and the Erie County Department of Health announced during a press conference today that LECOM has agreed to serve as the lead agency for the Safe Kids Erie program. Since 1991, Safe Kids Erie has worked with local parents and families to raise awareness of injury prevention

Students take important and symbolic step toward becoming health professionals The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (LECOM) first-year Doctor of Pharmacy and Doctor of Osteopathic students took an important and symbolic step in their careers as health professionals when they participated in White Coat ceremonies. Receiving the white coat is an important milestone for