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  1. LECOM Names Ogden Dean Of Pharmacy Program

    ERIE, Pa. — Silvia M. Ferretti, D.O., Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) provost, senior vice president and dean of academic affairs, today announced Rachel Ogden, Pharm.D., MS, CGP, has been appointed dean of LECOM’s School of Pharmacy. Ogden joined LECOM in June 2008 and has served as associate dean of the School of…

  2. An Important Message from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and LECOM Health

    On May 25, 2020, a video revealed the monstrous behavior of a Minneapolis police officer kneeling for many minutes and full-weighted upon the neck of George Floyd. That officer brutally brought about Mr. Floyd’s unjust death. The whole of the American societal and political spectrum was united in sympathy for George Floyd in recognition of…

  3. LECOM Marks Milestone With Largest Graduating Class

    Students Receive Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Master’s Degrees ERIE, Pa. — This month, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) will graduate the largest class in the school’s 28-year history as it confers 1,254 degrees upon students attending LECOM’s campuses in Pennsylvania and Florida. LECOM’s Class of…

  4. Grief and Coping with COVID-19

    We are all facing strong feelings the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. We are also dealing with the emotions of others as well as the response of our communities. It may be helpful to look at our emotional response through a different lens. Viewing our current experience (and what we may experience in the future…

  5. LECOM Welcomes Former Dell Chief Innovation Officer To Expand Next-Generation Healthcare Education

    Bradenton, Fl. — Timothy Novak, D.B.A., M.S.A., FACHT, dean of LECOM’s School of Health Services Administration (SHSA), announced James A. Stikeleather, D.B.A., M.B.A., as the director of LECOM’s new Doctor of Healthcare Administration (D.H.A.) program. “Dr. Stikeleather brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and innovation which will greatly benefit all our students at LECOM by…

  6. LECOM Graduates Most Primary Care Physicians

    ERIE, Pa. — Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) consistently produces more primary care physicians than any other U.S. medical school, according to new data released 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…

  7. LECOM Launching New Doctor of Healthcare Administration Program

    ERIE, Pa. — Timothy Novak, D.B.A., M.S.A., FACHT, dean of LECOM’s School of Health Services Administration (SHSA), announced today licensing approval by the Florida Department of Education’s Committee for Independent Education for the LECOM Doctor of Healthcare Administration (DHA) three-year concentrated research track terminal degree program. The LECOM D.H.A. degree qualifies healthcare industry professionals as…

  8. LECOM Raises Record Amount For Scholarship

    ERIE, Pa. – Efforts by the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) in 2019 netted more than $2 million for the school’s Student Scholarship Fund, a record fundraising figure bolstering the school’s ability to support aspiring medical, pharmacy and dental students in achieving their career goals. This year’s achievement surpassed the previous record of…

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

    ERIE, PA – 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…

  10. LECOM Student Loan Default Rate Among Lowest In U.S.

    ERIE, PA – The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) has one of the lowest student loan default rates among more than 4,500 U.S. colleges, based on a new study released by consumer website LendEDU. LECOM also has one of the lowest rates among over 300 Pennsylvania schools. According to Department of Education data…

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