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  1. 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…

  2. LECOM Commemorates Elmira Campus Anniversary

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (July 19, 2021) — The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) today reinforced its role as a leader in meeting the challenges of 21st century healthcare as it celebrated the region’s first medical school, LECOM at Elmira. Today’s event brought together college officials with state and local leaders to formally fête LECOM’s…

  3. Rochester Regional Health Becomes Largest Clinical Training Site for LECOM Students

    Rochester, N.Y. – Rochester Regional Health is expanding its partnership with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) to become the medical school’s largest clinical campus. This new partnership will enable Rochester Regional to dramatically increase clinical rotations and feature locations in addition to United Memorial Medical Center where its program began. Now, as part…

  4. LECOM Reaches Milestone With Largest Graduating Class

    ERIE, Pa. — Over the next two weeks, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) will graduate the largest class in school history as the college confers 1,267 degrees upon its Class of 2021 during commencement ceremonies in Erie and Bradenton, Florida. Students who attend LECOM Erie and LECOM at Seton Hill in Greensburg,…

  5. LECOM, Communities Celebrate National Osteopathic Medicine Week

    Staff and students at LECOM’s four campuses have joined community leaders in recognizing the contributions doctors of osteopathic medicine make in the everyday lives of their patients during National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week, April 18-24. NOM Week, promoted annually by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), brings the osteopathic medical profession together to focus on one…

  6. LECOM Leads Way With Primary Care Graduates

    The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (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…

  7. LECOM Master’s Program Among Nation’s Best

    BRADENTON, Fla. — The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) Masters in Health Services Administration (MHSA) program has been ranked one of the top online master’s in healthcare administration degree programs in the U.S., according to a study by Intelligent.com. Intelligent.com, a website dedicated to helping students connect with the best, easy-to-understand resources and…

  8. LECOM Strengthens Student Scholarship Fund

    Contributions Demonstrate Support For Future Of Healthcare ERIE, Pa. — The Coronavirus pandemic has had far-reaching effects, touching nearly every aspect of our lives. Throughout the global crisis, there has been an increased focus on the significant roles medical professionals play as well as the importance of having a skilled, robust workforce capable of facing…

  9. Erie, Commonwealth Join LECOM, LECOM Health In Honoring Pharmacists

    The city of Erie and local legislators have united with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and LECOM Health in recognizing the impact pharmacists have upon Americans. Each year, the American Pharmacists Association recognizes October as American Pharmacists Month, a time to acknowledge the contributions these Doctors of Pharmacy make to health care…

  10. LECOM Launches Graduate-Level Nursing Program

    ERIE, Pa. — The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) has augmented its already robust list of academic offerings with the addition of a Master of Science in Nursing – Clinical Nurse Leader (MSN-CNL) program. LECOM’s MSN-CNL program is designed to prepare practicing registered nurses to tackle the complexities of healthcare delivery systems. With…

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