Pennsylvania is the proud home to two of only 33 osteopathic colleges in the nation, with alumni comprising over two-thirds of the POMA membership.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
LECOM Holds Student Scholarship Silent Auctions
The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine recently held silent auctions in Pennsylvania and Florida to raise funds to provide scholarships to LECOM students. LECOM Bradenton held their auction on October 29 and LECOM Erie and Seton Hill held their auction on November 5.
Last year, LECOM awarded $1.8 million in scholarship aid to LECOM students.
PCOM Residents Win Surgical Jeopardy
Residents at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), under the guidance of Arthur Sesso, D.O., won the Second Annual Surgical Jeopardy Tournament, held on November 10, 2016, at the National Mechanics Restaurant in Philadelphia. This was PCOM’s first year participating in the event, which is sponsored by the American College of Surgeons. The competition included teams of residents from eight medical schools, each consisting of three to five members.
Dr. Sesso, chairman, professor, general surgery residency program director and general surgery clerkship
program director at PCOM, led team members John J. Brady, III, D.O.; Laura L. Rivera, D.O.; Natalie L. Nowak, D.O.; James J. Giannone, D.O.; and Georgia P. Hill, D.O., to victory.