The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) reached yet another milestone this year as it graduated its largest class to date. LECOM awarded 1,112 degrees when the college held its commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 27 at the Erie Insurance Arena and on Sunday, June 3 at the Bradenton Convention Center in Palmetto, Fla. LECOM

The National Consumers League (NCL) and its partners announced the winners of the seventh annual Script Your Future Medication Adherence Team Challenge, a competition designed to engage health profession students and faculty across the nation by encouraging teams to develop creative ideas, events, and initiatives to raise public awareness about the importance of medication adherence.

The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) has entered into an agreement with Mercyhurst University to acquire its noncommercial radio station WMCE 88.5 FM, subject to regulatory approval from the Federal Communications Commission. LECOM and Mercyhurst University executed a Public Service Operating Agreement on Feb. 27, 2018, whereby LECOM will program the station beginning

LECOM Health and LECOM Medical Fitness and Wellness Center introduced a new Millcreek Mall walkers program. The LECOM Walk for Wellness is a 1.2 mile route through the mall with fitness stations where walkers can exercise. According to James Lin, D.O., the Vice President of Senior Services and Adult Living at Millcreek Community Hospital and

LECOM Offers Biomedical Ethics Master Degree

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Master of Science in Biomedical Ethics program will train healthcare workers to better understand cultural and social differences and improve patient care. Now, more than ever before, healthcare professionals are encountering cultural and social attitudes, values, and beliefs that may differ from their own personal perceptions. This makes it increasingly necessary that healthcare workers firmly

Bradenton, FL — “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, D.O., has been honored with a Suncoast Regional Emmy Award for best historical documentary. The documentary portrays the battle for women’s acceptance in

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 LECOM’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