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  1. LECOM Opens New School of Podiatric Medicine

    New school is the 11th podiatric medical school in the U.S. First class will begin in 2023 ERIE, Pa. (November 4, 2022) — The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) announced today it will open a new School of Podiatric Medicine (SPM).  The LECOM-SPM Erie (PA) received approval from the accreditation agency, the Council on Podiatric Medi... Read More »

  2. LECOM Leads The Way With Primary Care Graduates

    LECOM produces more primary care physicians than any other U.S. medical school, according to new data released today by U.S. News & World Report. The standings, part of U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of medical schools, are based upon the percentage of graduates who entered the primary care field between 2019 and 2021. According ... Read More »

  3. LECOM Launching New Master of Science in Medical Cannabinoid Therapeutics (M.S. MCT) Program

    Timothy Novak, D.B.A., M.S.A., FACHT, dean of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Health Services Administration (SHSA), announced today licensing approval by the Florida Department of Education’s Committee for Independent Education for LECOM’s four semester, 45 credit hour, fully on-line Master of Science in Medial Cannabino... Read More »

  4. LECOM Awarded ‘It’s On Us PA’ Grant to Combat Sexual Assault on Campus

    Building on his commitment to campus safety, Governor Tom Wolf of the state of Pennsylvania announced on December 10, 2021 that 34 institutions of higher education will receive up to $30,000 in It’s On Us PA grants. Launched by Governor Wolf in 2016, It’s On Us PA is a statewide campaign that invites education leaders and all Pennsylvanians to be pa... Read More »

  5. LECOM Purchases the former Porreco Campus Property in Erie

    ERIE, PA - Edinboro University has sold its former Porreco College property to the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM). Sale price for the 28-acre property on West 38th Street, about seven miles outside of Erie, was $3.2 million. Silvia M. Ferretti, D.O., Provost, Senior Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs for LECOM inte... Read More »

  6. LECOM Commemorates Elmira Campus Anniversary

    Watch Video : LECOM Elmira Commemoration Celebration ELMIRA, N.Y. (July 19, 2021) — The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) today reinforced its role as a leader in meeting the challenges of 21st century healthcare as it celebrated the region’s first medical school, LECOM at Elmira. Today’s event brought together college offici... Read More »

  7. Rochester Regional Health Becomes Largest Clinical Training Site for LECOM Students

    Rochester, N.Y. – Rochester Regional Health is expanding its partnership with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) to become the medical school’s largest clinical campus. This new partnership will enable Rochester Regional to dramatically increase clinical rotations and feature locations in addition to United Memorial Medical Center whe... Read More »

  8. LECOM Reaches Milestone With Largest Graduating Class

    ERIE, Pa. — Over the next two weeks, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) will graduate the largest class in school history as the college confers 1,267 degrees upon its Class of 2021 during commencement ceremonies in Erie and Bradenton, Florida. Students who attend LECOM Erie and LECOM at Seton Hill in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, wi... Read More »

  9. LECOM, Communities Celebrate National Osteopathic Medicine Week

    Staff and students at LECOM’s four campuses have joined community leaders in recognizing the contributions doctors of osteopathic medicine make in the everyday lives of their patients during National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week, April 18-24. NOM Week, promoted annually by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), brings the osteopathic medica... Read More »

  10. LECOM Leads Way With Primary Care Graduates

    The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) produces more primary care physicians than any other U.S. medical school, according to new data released today by U.S. News & World Report. The standings, part of U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of medical schools, are based upon the percentage of graduates who entered the prim... Read More »