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"The contributions of the Bridging the Gaps students … have allowed health center patients increased access to medication and allowed our health centers to meet the increasing demand for services during challenging economic times"
BTG Community Preceptor
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Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)

LECOM Web Site

Bridging the Gaps Faculty and Staff

Leah Labranche, MSc
LECOM BTG Program Director

Walter Hu

Maricely Reyes-Cruz

CHIP Eligibility

Students who have completed their first year in the College of Osteopathic Medicine are eligible to participate in the Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program.

BTG Application Form

2019 BTG CHIP Community Partners – LECOM

  • Barber National Institute, Barber National Institute Headquarters
  • Brevillier Village
  • Community of Caring
  • Community Shelter Services
  • Erie Homes for Children and Adults
  • Erie VA Medical Center
  • Housing and Neighborhood Development Service (HANDS), St. Joseph’s Apartments
  • Housing and Neighborhood Development Service (HANDS), Villa Maria Apartments
  • LECOM Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • LECOM Senior Living Center
  • LifeWorks Erie
  • MCH Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
  • Mercy Center for Women
  • Mercy Hilltop Center
  • Millcreek Community Hospital
  • SafeNet
  • Voices for Independence
  • YMCA Kids Clubs, Erie Heights/Pineview

For an alphabetical list of all 2018 BTG CHIP community partners and to view 2018 community project summaries by site, click here.

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