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  1. Nationally Recognized LECOM Graduate Addresses Students at White Coat Ceremony

    Nationally recognized plastic surgeon and 1999 Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate Joseph Racanelli, DO introduced the LECOM Class of 2016 to the rigors of clinical medicine when they received their first white coats.  The white coat ceremony, held on Saturday at the Erie Warner Theater, marks a transition from basic sciences into clinical…

  2. LECOM students participate in campus-wide Constitution Day events

    Medical students at all Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine campuses took time to learn more about the United States Constitution during the College’s annual Constitution Day observance. Jeffrey Myers, JD, presents a Constitution Day program at LECOM’s Bradenton, Fla. campus. Jeffrey Myers, JD, associate general counsel at LECOM’s Bradenton, Fla., campus gave first- and…

  3. LECOM Alumni Lend Expertise at Hospital Day

    Just two years ago, Alysha Leonard, DO walked around the Harvest Center in Lakewood Ranch, scouting out potential clinical rotation and residency opportunities during the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s annual Hospital Day event. Dr. Leonard, who just graduated in June from LECOM’s Bradenton, Fla., campus, was lending her expertise to current students interested…

  4. LECOM Erie Holds Annual Bridging the Gaps Poster Presentation

    The LECOM Erie Bridging the Gaps program led by Raeann Carrier, PhD, held their 17th annual poster presentation on Wednesday, September 5th 2012.  The presentation marks the culmination of a summer-long community service effort of 28 students serving 18 different community organizations. The following is an excerpt from the LECOM Connection article “LECOM and BTG…

  5. Gannon University, LECOM School of Dental Medicine Sign Early Acceptance Agreement

    Gannon University and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) have augmented their Early Acceptance Program (EAP) to allow Gannon students to continue their studies at LECOM School of Dental Medicine. Officials from both schools formally extended the EAP agreement during a ceremony at LECOM’s Erie Campus on August 20. Previously, the collaborative partnership…

  6. New LECOM Faculty Member Brings Olympic Experience

    Dr. Santiago Lorenzo participated in the 2004 Games Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine assistant professor of physiology Santiago Lorenzo, Ph.D. has a keen eye on this year’s Olympic Games. LECOM faculty member Santiago Lorenzo’s Olympic photo. Just eight years ago, Dr. Lorenzo marched into Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece as a member of Argentina’s…

  7. LECOM Welcomes the Class of 2017

    The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomed the largest medical class in the United States, as 536 osteopathic medicine students registered for classes at LECOM’s campuses in Erie, Pa., Greensburg, Pa., and Bradenton, Fla. The 250 students who will matriculate in Erie are joined by 182 students in Bradenton and 104 in Greensburg. All…

  8. LECOM Student Advocates Changing FDA Ban on Blood Donations

    A student at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) has joined the campaign against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) longstanding policy of refusing blood donations from men who have sex with other men. The student, Brian R. Wlosinski, is a member of the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2015 at…

  9. 12 Hours…1 LECOM: Support the Student Scholarship Fund

    The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine impacts Erie County and communities throughout northwestern Pennsylvania by educating health care professionals who serve in both urban and rural areas, where health care needs are often the greatest. In addition to training the best and brightest physicians, pharmacists, and dentists, community service is at the heart of…

  10. LECOM Students Serve by ‘Bridging the Gaps’

    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine students Philip Talarico and Michael de Guzman are not Erie natives, but they’ve embraced LECOM’s home town and are doing their part to make Erie better. Talarico and de Guzman are from Pittsburgh and Chicago, but they stayed in Erie this summer to participate in Bridging the Gaps, a…

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