LECOM Celebrates Class of 2016

Thursday, 02 June 2016

Congratulations to the LECOM Erie and LECOM at Seton Hill Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine and Doctors of Pharmacy Classes of 2016! At LECOM’s 20th commencement ceremony, the college awarded professional degrees to 353 medical students, 134 pharmacy students, 31 Master of Science in Medical Education students, 14 Master in Health Service Administration students and five Master of

ERIE – Richard Ortoski, D.O., regional dean at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) has been installed as the president of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society (POFPS), an organization that represents family physicians who hold the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. At LECOM, Dr. Ortoski also serves as chair of the primary

ERIE – Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield presented Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) with a $500,000 check recently to support a continuation of The Student-To-Practice Academic Scholarship, the organizations’ collaborative scholarship program aimed at increasing the supply and retention of physicians in rural areas of Pennsylvania. “Today’s health care environment is filled with challenges,

BRADENTON – LECOM Bradenton held three ceremonies at The Harvest Center in Lakewood Ranch, where 436 first-year students marked the beginning of their journey from preclinical education to clinical education by accepting their white coats. The day’s ceremonies began with the School of Dental Medicine, which had 101 students receiving white coats. After a welcoming message

BRADENTON, Fla. – Tim Novak, Director of LECOM’s Masters in Health Services Administration (MHSA) program, announced today that 31 students were recently accepted and seated in LECOM’s School of Graduate Studies MHSA program. The January 2016 class represents the largest since the program began in January 2014. This is the fifth LECOM MHSA class with an

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