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  1. LECOM Health Breaks Ground on New Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit

    Two-story addition will add 34,000 square feet to Millcreek Community Hospital ERIE, Pa. (March 23, 2023) – LECOM Health officials announced the groundbreaking of a 34,000 square-foot addition to the Millcreek Community Hospital that will create a new emergency department and intensive care unit.  The announcement was made today during a ceremony at... Read More »

  2. LECOM Pharmacy Students Plan Series of Events to Educate the Community on Prescription Drug Adherence

    “Script Your Future Campaign” includes free educational events,  Drug Take Back Day scheduled for March 18 ERIE, Pa. (March 7, 2023) – Students from the LECOM School of Pharmacy are hosting a campaign throughout March to raise awareness about the importance of taking medications as directed to properly manage health problems.  The “Script Yo... Read More »

  3. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Ranked a Top School for Online Master’s in Public Health for 2023

    LECOM has been ranked as one of the nation’s best colleges for online master’s programs in public health. Just six percent of regionally accredited postsecondary institutions earned a ranking position. RENO, Nev. (PRWEB) February 21, 2023 – Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Health Services Administration has been recognized as... Read More »

  4. Legacy of Learning Reflected in Updated LECOM Shield

    30th Anniversary logos also unveiled A newly designed shield logo has been developed to include LECOM’s most recent undertakings, along with the design of two versions of 30th Anniversary logos. A four-quadrant shield is displayed above the founding date of 1992. Atop the emblem, sits the renowned Lake Erie sunset adorned with nine emanating r... Read More »

  5. LECOM Announces Plans to Open a New Campus at Jacksonville University

    LECOM to seek national accreditation and plans to break ground on new facility in 2024 Inaugural class of medical students to begin coursework in 2026 Jacksonville, Fla. – November 30, 2022 – The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) announced today a new partnership with Jacksonville University to establish a four-year medical school i... Read More »

  6. 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 »

  7. 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 »

  8. 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 »

  9. 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 »

  10. 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 »