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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
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, 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