February

CBD Oil: What’s Right for Me?

Friday, 28 February 2020

Cannabidiol (CBD) usage in the United States has taken off in recent years due to its perceived potential for treating a wide variety of health issues. With so many brands and retailers of CBD products, it’s hard for consumers to find an answer to a simple question: What is a good quality CBD oil?  Luckily,

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have hearing difficulties, which might be utilized to screen for this disorder and LECOM is at the forefront of this research:   People with ASD have difficulty with hearing: The vast majority of subjects with ASD have some degree of auditory dysfunction ranging from deafness to hypersensitivity.  Related: CDC:

Work on weaknesses: Reflect on skills or habits that may negatively affect performance in medical school.  This can refer to any area of weakness: Time management, sleep schedule, exercise schedule, extracurricular activities, and anything else that can affect time devoted to medical school should be remedied prior to entering.  Train yourself to overcome these weaknesses

Work-Life Balance

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Within medicine today, there is a lot of conversation about burn-out. In fact, burn-out has become such an important topic that experts believe that it is now impacting the quality of medical care delivered in this country. Health care professionals – physicians, pharmacists, dentists and others – who experience burnout often mention that they have

COMLEX and USMLE Prep at LECOM

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Traditionally, osteopathic medical students are required to take the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States (COMLEX-USA) Level 1, and allopathic medical students take the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1. Starting in 2020 at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), second year medical students will be required to take

At fairs, presentations, and even on interview day, one of the most frequently asked questions from prospective applicants to our admissions representatives is about our dress code. Here at LECOM, we require students to wear professional clothes during regular business hours. So, why do we do it? What They See: An article in Psychology Today

Top Tips to Prepare for Medical Gross Anatomy

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Learn to budget your time (set a schedule!) and develop good study skills: Schedule dedicated time for studying where there are no distractions so you can focus on learning material and identify study strategies that work best for you! Get a white board and markers and practice drawing structures: Use a white board to practice

You are fascinated with structure and function of the human body…you love anatomy: Students in the DAE program will have the opportunity to study human gross anatomy, embryology, histology, neuroanatomy and physiology through lectures, dissection of the human body and brain and study of microscopic sections. You enjoy teaching: Students in the DAE program will

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