Namedropper 4/2/2019

April 2, 2019

Med students get

their placements

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine fourth-year M.D. students learned their residency placements during the National Resident Matching Program’s “Match Day” on March 19.

The students and where they will spend the next three to seven years training in specialties include Brendan Bormes of Clarks Summit, who matched at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., for anesthesiology; Sabrina Brunozzi of Old Forge, who matched at CMSRU/Cooper University Hospital, New Jersey, for obstetrics-gynecology; Jordan Chu of Old Forge, who matched at St. Christopher’s Hospital for pediatrics; Holly Corkill of Scranton, who matched at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, for anesthesiology; Megan Lombardi of Dalton, who matched at University of North Carolina Hospital for general surgery; Nicole Marianelli of Old Forge, who matched at Jefferson Med College/duPont Children’s for pediatrics; Michael Morgan of Scranton, who matched at UPMC Medical Education for anesthesiology; Kathleen Nealon of Scranton, who matched at Geisinger Health System for general surgery; Jacob Parrick of Duryea, who matched at Wright Center for GME for psychiatry; William Preston of Duryea, who matched at Drexel UniversityCollege of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital for General Surgery; and Shane Warnock of Waymart, who matched at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts for internal medicine.

Holy notes

The Rev. Robert Carbonneau, C.P., Ph.D., will preside over and offer a homily during St. Ann’s Basilica’s 90th anniversary Mass of the three Passionists killed in China.

The Mass on April 24, marks the anniversary of the deaths of Passionist Catholic priests: the Rev. Walter Coveyou, C.P., the Rev. Godfrey Holbein, C.P., and the Rev. Clement Seybold, C.P., at the hands of bandits in China, according to the church. The priests went as missionaries to Hunan province in the 1920s.

The Mass will begin at 7 p.m. at St. Ann’s, 1239 St. Ann’s St., Scranton.

Before the anniversary Mass, there will be an exhibit: “Life, Death and Memory: Art and Artifacts from the Passionist China Collection” up until April 23 in the Heritage Room of the Weinberg Memorial Library, fifth floor, University of Scranton, during regular hours. The exhibit is free to the public.

Carbonneau, a Passionist historian, will also offer a reception and lecture on Monday at 6 p.m. in the heritage room, which will focus on remembering the witness of faith of the martyred priests and the larger story of the Chinese Catholic witness of faith. The reception is also free to the public.

For details, contact special collections librarian Michael Knies at 570-941-6341.