On Friday, Nov. 6, at the final event of the Erie, Pa. Jefferson Educational Society Global Summit VII, John M. Ferretti, DO, President and CEO of LECOM, and Silvia M. Ferretti, DO, Provost, Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs at LECOM, were presented the Thomas B. Hagen Dignitas Award. The award is given to

LECOM is proud to announce that first-year medical student Kristin Day has been named the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year (WOTY) at a ceremony in Indianapolis on Sunday, Oct. 18. The WOTY Award is presented to a female student-athlete based on academic achievement, excellence in athletics, community service and leadership. Day, a national champion

LECOM Health and Allegheny Health Network Introduce New Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician Training Program for Western Pennsylvania. LECOM Health, through its teaching hospital Millcreek Community Hospital (MCH), and Allegheny Health Network are working together to prepare new physicians to meet the critical care needs of patients with severe respiratory and related illnesses. MCH recently received approval

LECOM is pleased to announce the receipt of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program Grant. LECOM is one of only 44 organizations in the nation that has been named to receive the HRSA Grant and joins other top educational institutions including Yale, Johns Hopkins, and Duke among the recipients. The

Four-Year Agreement in Place for 2016-19; Golf Channel to Televise CLYMER, NEW YORK – The PGA TOUR and Erie, Pa.-based LECOM Health (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine) announced today that LECOM will become the title sponsor of a new Tour event at Peek’n Peak Resort in western New York, entering a four-year agreement

Eleven students in the inaugural class of the Masters in Health Services Administration received their diplomas as part of the LECOM Bradenton’s commencement ceremony held June 7, 2015. The inaugural MHSA class began its journey January 6, 2014, and all eleven successfully completed the rigorous graduate program in the scheduled 18-month period. The class included

In anticipation of the arrival of the first residents later this month, LECOM Health administrators and the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the LECOM Senior Living Center (SLC), 5535 Peach Street, Erie, PA.   After more than two years of planning and construction, the newest facility in the growing

LECOM Celebrates the Class of 2015

Monday, 01 June 2015

Congratulations to the LECOM Erie and LECOM at Seton Hill Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine and Doctors of Pharmacy Classes of 2015! At LECOM’s 19th commencement ceremony, the college awarded professional degrees to 352 medical students, 141 pharmacy students, 30 Master of Science in Medical Education students, and eight Master of Science in Biomedical Science students. The new physicians

Today, Millcreek Health System, a health care and educational delivery system with more than a half-century of commitment to care, compassion and community, becomes LECOM Health. From its very definition to just who is responsible for paying for it; from nuanced care options to basic needs; from medical education to cutting-edge innovation, “health care” has spent

With Erie County’s senior population now approaching one out of four residents, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) is adding another dimension to its health care programs for older adults.  As part of its commitment to wellness for this growing age group, LECOM has purchased Parkside Senior Living Communities with its three independent