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Leadership

  • Christopher J. Wilson, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Samuel J. Slimmer, MD, FACEP, Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Jason R. Burkett, DO, FACEP, Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Richard O. Davis, DO, RMSK, CAQSM, Ultrasound Director, Geisinger Medical Center
  • Chadd K. Kraus, DO, DrPH, FACEP, Director, Emergency Medicine Research
  • Kyle Marshall, MD, MBI, FACEP, FAAEM, Associate, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Eric Melnychuk, DODepartment of Emergency Medicine
  • Mark F. Olaf, DO, FACEP, Associate Regional Dean of the Central Campus, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
  • Jennifer N. Spinozzi, MD, Emergency Medicine Clerkship Director
  • Michael H. Fitzpatrick, MD, FACEP, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Bradley E. Brocious, DO, Associate Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Central Region
  • Christa A. Gemberling, GME Program Administrator

Leadership bios

Christopher Wilson, MD
Christopher Wilson, MD

Christopher J. Wilson, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Medical school: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Geisinger Medical Center

Clinical interests: Resident medical education, difficult airway management, clinical aspects of breaking bad news
Interests outside of medicine: Fly fishing, archery, golf, Hawaii

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Samuel J. Slimmer, MD
Samuel J. Slimmer, MD
Samuel J. Slimmer, MD

Samuel J. Slimmer, MD, FACEP

Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Associate Medical Director, Life Flight
Associate Medical Director, Geisinger EMS
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Medical school: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Residency: Geisinger Medical Center

Clinical interests: Resident medical education, emergency medical services, critical care transport
Interests outside of medicine: NASCAR

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Jason R. Burkett, DO
Jason R. Burkett, DO

Jason R. Burkett, DO, FACEP

Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Medical school: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Geisinger Medical Center

Clinical interests: Resident medical education, dysrhythmia management, oncologic emergencies, palliative care
Interests outside of medicine: Time with wife and kids, my Weimaraner, espresso and other coffee, live music, cycling, traveling

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Richard Davis, DO
Richard Davis, DO

Richard O. Davis, DO, RMSK, CAQSM

Ultrasound Director, Geisinger Medical Center
Ultrasound Fellowship Program Director, Geisinger Medical Center
Core Faculty, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Medical school: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Geisinger Medical Center
Fellowship: Geisinger Sports Medicine Fellowship

Clinical interests: Resident medical education, ultrasound, sports medicine, orthopedic procedures
Interests outside of medicine: Golf and skiing

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Chadd K. Kraus, DO

Chadd K. Kraus, DO, DrPH, MPH, CPE, FACEP

Director, Emergency Medicine Research

Medical school: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Education: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Residency: Lehigh Valley Health Network

Research interests: Ethics, health policy, public and population health, workforce

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Kyle Marshall, MD

Kyle Marshall, MD, MBI, FACEP, FAAEM, FAMIA

Associate, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer for Operations
Associate Program Director, Clinical Informatics Fellowship
Clinical Assistant Professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Medical school: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Education: Oregon Health & Science University
Residency: Baylor Scott & White Health
Fellowship: Geisinger

Clinical interests: Informatics, documentation improvement, medical education, OB/GYN emergencies
Interests outside of medicine: Family, cooking

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Eric Melnychuk, DO
Eric Melnychuk, DO

Eric Melnychuk, DO

Department of Emergency Medicine

Medical school: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Geisinger Medical Center

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Mark Olaf
Mark Olaf, DO
Mark Olaf, DO

Mark F. Olaf, DO, FACEP

Associate Regional Dean of Central Campus, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Core Faculty, Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Medical school: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Geisinger Medical Center

Clinical interests: Medical education, emergency medical services, toxicology, patient safety
Interests outside of medicine: Fitness, family, fun!

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Jennifer N. Spinozzi, MD
Jennifer Spinozzi, MD
Jennifer Spinozzi, MD

Jennifer N. Spinozzi, MD

Emergency Medicine Clerkship Director

Medical school: St. George’s University
Residency: Geisinger Medical Center

Clinical interests: Resident medical education, medical student education
Interests outside of medicine: Soccer, hiking, running, reading, skiing, anything outdoors

Michael H. Fitzpatrick, MD

Michael H. Fitzpatrick, MD, FACEP

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Geisinger Medical Center
Core Faculty, Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Medical school: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Internal Medicine; Geisinger - Emergency Medicine

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Bradley E. Brocious, DO
Bradley E. Brocious, DO
Bradley E. Brocious, DO

Bradley E. Brocious, DO

Associate Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Central Region
Core Faculty, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Physician Advisor, Geisinger Utilization Management
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Medical school: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Geisinger Medical Center

Clinical interests: Resident medical education, administration
Interests outside of medicine: Penn State athletics, golf, spending time with my family

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Christa A. Gemberling

Christa A. Gemberling

GME Program Administrator