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Geisinger becomes the first member of Risant Health

The Resident Planning Team of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is pleased to announce that eight of our current fourth-year medical students have successfully matched into residency programs.

While most of our MD Class of 2020 will learn of the locations of their residency program at noon on Friday, March 20, several matches occur prior to the national residency event.
 
Military Branch matches include:
  • Kristina Borham, Air Force, who matched into an OB/GYN residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
  • Michael Frein, Air Force, who matched into Emergency Medicine at Wright Patterson Air Force Base/Wright State University
  • Matthew Weirich, Army, who matched into Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University.

Ophthalmology and urology residencies also hold an earlier match. Five GCSOM students matched. They are:
  • Karl Andersen, who matched in ophthalmology at University of Texas, Southwestern-Dallas.
  • Evan Frigoletto, who matched in ophthalmology at West Virginia University Eye Institute.
  • Ashlyn Reiser, who matched in ophthalmology at Larkin Community Hospital, Florida.
  • Christian Hague, who matched in urology at Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey.
  • Evan Spencer, who matched in urology at Westchester Medical Center, New York.

 

About Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is a member of the Geisinger family. GCSOM offers a community-based model of medical education with campuses in Danville, Lewistown, Scranton, Sayre and Wilkes-Barre. Geisinger Commonwealth offers Doctor of Medicine (MD) and a portfolio of graduate 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, as well as from across the state and the nation. Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities. Visit www.geisinger.edu/gcsom.

About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the non-profit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 134 care sites - including 10 hospital campuses, and Geisinger Health Plan, with 600,000 members in commercial and government plans. The Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $14 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country.  Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

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