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Warren General Hospital announced that an agreement in principle has been reached with Highmark Health, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and  LECOM Health to establish an affiliation that will further enhance access to high-quality, high value health services in the communities of the Warren and surrounding regions. In this tentative agreement, Warren General Hospital will provide

More than 800 unique live and silent auction items were up for bid Saturday, Nov. 11 at the 24th Annual LECOM Student Scholarship Auction at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie. All proceeds help deserving LECOM students defray the cost of medical, dental and pharmacy school. Most medical, pharmacy and dental students graduate with student

This fall, a member of LEOCM’s faculty, as well as a LECOM alumnus, were presented with prestigious awards during the 2017 Osteopathic Medical Education Conference. The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) named Richard Terry, D.O., as the 2017 recipient of its W. Douglas Ward, Ph.D., Educator of the Year Award, one of the organization’s highest honors.

2017 Research Day Winners Announced

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

LECOM’s Interprofessional Research Initiative2016 was held on Oct. 29, with more than 70 participating submissions from resident physicians, faculty and students. The presentations involved posters and lectures on the research done by LECOM students and resident physicians for Erie-area hospitals. The Research Day allowed those participating to showcase their work, as well as provide an

Bradenton, FL (Nov. 1, 2017) — “The Feminine Touch: The Struggle for Equality in Medicine,” a WEDU PBS-TV documentary based on the book by Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) faculty member Thomas Quinn, DO, has been nominated for a Suncoast Regional Emmy Award for best historical documentary. The documentary portrays the battle for

The Erie Sports Commission (ESC) and Mercyhurst University, home to the Lakers’ Division I Ice Hockey, have been chosen to host the 2018 Ice Breaker Tournament. One of the premier NCAA Division I ice hockey tournaments in the nation, the event will be hosted at Erie Insurance Arena Oct. 12-13, 2018. The Lake Erie College

The Erie Playhouse and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) announced a 25-year, naming-rights agreement for the stage at the Erie Playhouse. Starting with the 101st Playhouse season, the stage will be referred to as LECOM Stage at the Playhouse, a title that will also be prominently displayed on the façade of the theatre

LECOM Bradenton students, faculty and staff joined together to plan, organize and successfully execute Interprofessional Research Day 2017 in the College of Medicine and School of Dental Medicine buildings on April 20. “Teamwork” not only was the organizing principle of the event, but was also its focus: “Interprofessionalism as a Strategy to Promote Community Wellness.”

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) today announced a naming-rights agreement for the Club’s spring training ballpark in Bradenton, Fla.  As part of a 15-year naming rights agreement, the former McKechnie Field is now LECOM Park. LECOM is the nation’s largest medical college and, with Millcreek Community Hospital and the

On a cool winter day in Florida, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) welcomed its College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Pharmacy and School of Dental Medicine students into the health profession with traditional White Coat ceremonies. In receiving their White Coats Saturday, Jan. 28, the 100 third-year dental students, 100 first-year dental

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