Welcome to LECOM Elmira, NY

LECOM at Elmira stands out as a premier institution for osteopathic education, distinguished by its comprehensive educational environment and array of facilities. Here are the key features that make it exceptional:

  1. Problem Based Learning Pathway: This innovative educational approach is centered around real-world problems, significantly enhancing students’ critical thinking and practical skills.
  2. Advanced Academic Facilities:
    • Problem Based Learning Classrooms: Outfitted with the latest audio-visual technology for interactive case presentations and equipped with whiteboards.
    • Osteopathic Principles and Practice Laboratory: This specialized laboratory contains adjustable OPP tables, tailored for osteopathic medical training.
    • Lecture Halls: These are equipped with advanced audio-visual tools, supporting a dynamic learning environment.
    • Medical Library: A comprehensive resource center with a wide range of texts, journals, and online learning materials, catering to the needs of modern osteopathic education.
    • Study Space and Student Lounge: Numerous study areas along with a student lounge that includes coffee and vending machines
  3. Campus Life and Amenities:
    • Full access to Elmira College’s amenities and events, enriching the student experience.
    • Proximity to Downtown Elmira, offering a variety of coffee shops, eateries, and cultural activities.
    • An emphasis on community service, allowing students to actively contribute to and engage with the community.
  4. Community and Location:
    • Elmira, with a population of about 28,000, is close to the Finger Lakes wine region and the historic Mark Twain Country.
    • The city’s recognition as America’s most “charming” city by All Star Home adds to its allure.
  5. Additional Facilities and Amenities on the Elmira College Campus:
    • Study Spaces: Designed to accommodate both group and individual study sessions.
    • Dining Hall: : A large, modern facility that offers affordable and diverse cuisine options.
    • Elmira College Library: Provides access to a wide range of academic resources.
    • Sports and Recreation: Includes multiple college sports teams, a campus gym, athletic fields, and various exercise options.

The combination of a forward-thinking educational approach, state-of-the-art facilities, and a lively community setting makes LECOM at Elmira a holistic and attractive option for students pursuing a career in osteopathic medicine.

The DO degree offered by LECOM is independent of any association with Elmira College.

Tour The Elmira Campus

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Explore LECOM student-centered pathway cirriculum

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(PBL) Problem-Based Learning Pathway

PBL emphasizes student-centered, self-directed learning. Each group of eight students meets with a faculty facilitator three times per week.

  • Students work independently and in small groups developing learning issues and discussing new information relevant to actual patient cases.
  • Groups will request additional history and physical results, an EKG or an MRI as needed as students begin forming differential diagnoses.
  • Each basic medical science subject is studied, not in isolation, but integrated with other subjects in the context of clinical cases.
Elmira LECOM

in Elmira, NY

250 W Clinton St
Elmira, NY 14901