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LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital Awarded Funds to Begin Psychiatry Residency Program

LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital Awarded Funds to Begin Psychiatry Residency Program

ERIE, PA (July 15, 2024) – LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital received a three-year, $750,000 grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for a new rural track residency program in psychiatry. The funds for this program are part of a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative to establish new residency programs in rural communities to increase the number of providers serving rural communities. Corry Memorial Hospital is one of just... Read More »

LECOM Health Selected by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to Test Medicare Dementia Care Model

LECOM Health Selected by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to Test Medicare Dementia Care Model

Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model Aims to Increase Care Coordination, Support for Caregivers Erie, Pa. (July 10, 2024) – Today, LECOM Health announced they have been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in a new Medicare alternative payment model designed to support people living with dementia and their caregivers. Under CMS’ Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model, LECOM Health will be one of almost 400 participants... Read More »

LECOM Health First in Erie to Offer Innovative BEAR® Implant to Treat ACL Tears

LECOM Health First in Erie to Offer Innovative BEAR® Implant to Treat ACL Tears

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 most common knee injuries in the U.S. The BEAR Implant is the first medical advancement to enable the body to...Read More »

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Chooses Mercy Jefferson for New Regional Campus

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Chooses Mercy Jefferson for New Regional Campus

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), the nation’s largest medical college with a flagship campus in Erie, Pennsylvania, will open a new regional campus this summer in Festus, Missouri, at Mercy Hospital Jefferson, its first Midwest location. “When we visited Mercy Jefferson, we saw firsthand the robust health care services they provide their community,” said Dr. Michael Rowane, LECOM associate dean of clinical education. “The level of care provided here to patients is exactly...Read More »

Corry Memorial Hospital is Nation’s First Critical Access Hospital to Offer an Internal Medicine Residency Program

Corry Memorial Hospital is Nation’s First Critical Access Hospital to Offer an Internal Medicine Residency Program

The hospital received accreditation for nine residency positions to begin in 2024 Corry Memorial Hospital of LECOM Health was awarded accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to begin an Internal Medicine Residency program. The critical access hospital, as designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is the first in the United States to offer such a program. Approval was granted for nine residency positions, and applications will be accepted...Read More »

Millcreek Community Hospital to Host Open Job Interviews Oct. 30

Millcreek Community Hospital to Host Open Job Interviews Oct. 30

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 floor at Millcreek Community Hospital, located at 5515 Peach St. in Erie. “We are looking to fill clerical, clinical and housekeeping positions at our expanding, local hospital, so we...Read More »

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