News Releases

LECOM is hosting an employee recruitment event May 13 to promote job opportunities at several healthcare-related organizations throughout the region ERIE, Pa. (April 4, 2024) — The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) today announced plans to host a healthcare career expo in conjunction with other Erie-area health systems and healthcare-related organizations on Monday,

Skin markers offer a simple, effective way to improve efficacy and reduce callbacks in mammography CORRY, Pa. (April 4, 2024) — LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital has received the Skin Marking in Mammography Excellence Award from Beekley Medical®. Beekley Medical recognized the breast center at Corry Memorial Hospital for using the 5-Shape Beekley Skin Marking

Implant First Innovation in ACL Tear Treatment in 30+ years; Enables Injured ACL to Heal Itself ERIE, Pa. (March 28, 2024) — LECOM Health Orthopedic Surgeon Joshua Tuck, D.O., is the first provider in Erie, Pa., to offer the BEAR (Bridge-Enhanced ACL Repair) Implant for treatment of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, one of the

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ERIE, Pa. (October 26, 2023) — Millcreek Community Hospital, an affiliate of LECOM Health, is holding open job interviews for all positions – full time, part time and per diem – Monday, Oct. 30, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will take place inside the education center on the first

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ERIE, Pa. (October 4, 2023) – LECOM Health announced today the organization has purchased Elmwood Gardens, located at 2628 Elmwood Avenue in Erie, and is renaming the independent living and personal care communities “Parkside at Elmwood,” and the skilled nursing facility will be “LECOM at Elmwood Gardens.”   LECOM staff and administration

Two-story addition will add 34,000 square feet to Millcreek Community Hospital ERIE, Pa. (March 23, 2023) – LECOM Health officials announced the ground breaking of a 34,000 square-foot addition to Millcreek Community Hospital that will create a new emergency department and intensive care unit.  The announcement was made today during a ceremony at the hospital’s

CORRY, Pa. (March 21, 2023) — LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital has named Dan Grolemund, MBA, MHA, FACHE, as its new president and chief executive officer. Grolemund succeeds Barbara D. Nichols, R.N., following her recent retirement. Grolemund began his healthcare career at Warren General Hospital in 1999 as an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist.

CORRY, Pa. (March 16, 2023) — LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital today held a ceremony to recognize the accomplishments and career of Barbara D. Nichols, R.N., president and chief executive officer from 2000 – 2023. After 44-plus years of dedicated service to Corry Memorial Hospital, Nichols will retire Friday, March 17. “Barb is certainly leaving

“Script Your Future Campaign” includes free educational events Drug Take Back Day scheduled for March 18 ERIE, Pa. (March 7, 2023) – Students from the LECOM School of Pharmacy are hosting a campaign throughout March to raise awareness about the importance of taking medications as directed to properly manage health problems.  The “Script Your Future”

LECOM to seek national accreditation and plans to break ground on new facility in 2024 Inaugural class of medical students to begin coursework in 2026 Jacksonville, Fla. – November 30, 2022 – The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) announced today a new partnership with Jacksonville University to establish a four-year medical school in