Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is pleased to announce that 10 of our fourth-year medical students have successfully matched into residency programs.

While most of our MD Class of 2018 class will learn the locations of their residency programs at noon on Friday, March 16, several "matches” occur prior to the national residency event for military students and for specialties such as ophthalmology and urology.

The students successfully matched to residency programs in the military are:

  • Jared Egbert of South Abington Township, transitional year at Madigan Army Hospital
  • Daniel Mecca of Dickson City, urology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Caroline Moore of Glen Mills, internal medicine at Naval Medical Center San Diego
  • Allison Scalzo of Harding, physical medicine & rehabilitation at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Elias Tohme of Wilkes-Barre, transitional year at San Antonio Military Medical Center,

The students successfully matched into ophthalmology or urology are:

  • Tyler Berger of Lower Burrell, ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati
  • Mairghread (Maggie) Casey of Wayne, ophthalmology at Ohio State University
  • Taylor Givnish of Huntingdon Valley, ophthalmology at Temple University
  • Brett Giblin of Fairview, urology at University of Vermont School of Medicine 
  • Sriharsha Talluri of York, urology at University of Louisville.

About Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is a member of the Geisinger family. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a community-based model of medical education with campuses in Danville, Doylestown, Scranton, Sayre and Wilkes-Barre. Geisinger Commonwealth offers Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) degrees. The school’s innovative curriculum, focused on caring for people in the context of their lives and their community, attracts the next generation of physicians and scientists from within its region in northeastern and central Pennsylvania, as well as from across the state and the nation. The school also has over 440 graduate medical students in 24 residency programs and 19 accredited fellowships. Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities. For more information, visit www.geisinger.edu/gcsom, or connect with us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn and Twitter.

 

About Geisinger
Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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For GCSOM media inquiries

Elizabeth Zygmunt
Director of Media and Public Relations
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Office: 570-504-9687
On call: 570-687-9703
ezygmunt@som.geisinger.edu