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Conemaugh Health System held a signing ceremony for five graduates of the Emergency Medicine Residency at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center who have decided to continue their careers with the health system.
“This is great news for Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center and for our community,” says Dr. Matthew Perry, Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director. “Conemaugh Memorial’s Emergency Department treats over 60,000 patients per year, so these physicians have the knowledge and skills to rapidly evaluate and treat all types of patients entering our doors. We are fortunate that they have decided to continue their careers with our organization.”
Conemaugh's Emergency Medicine Residency is a three-year program associated with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. The residency is designed to prepare graduates for American Board of Emergency (ABEM) certification.
“It’s a real treasure to be able to retain this talent in the community,” adds Dr. Daniel Wehner, Chairman of the Emergency Medicine Department at Conemaugh Memorial. “This is one of the great advantages to having successful residency programs. In the case of emergency medicine, these physicians not only help Conemaugh Memorial, many also provide emergency care at Conemaugh Miners, Conemaugh Meyersdale, and Conemaugh Nason Medical Centers.”
Physicians signing with Conemaugh Memorial include:
Dr. Martina Antony
Dr. Antony is a graduate of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville where she was a member of the NCAA Division 1 Varsity Rowing Team. She completed a Master of Arts in Biomedical Science at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona, before earning a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, Virginia. Dr. Antony is a “Stop the Bleed” instructor for local school districts, a member of Conemaugh Memorial’s Sexual Assault Response Team and serves as game-night physician for the Johnstown Tomahawks NAHL Ice Hockey team.
Dr. Grayson Goldman
Dr. Goldman earned his undergraduate degree at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, followed by a Master of Business Administration at Lincoln University in Harrogate, Tennessee. He continued his education at Lincoln Memorial University’s DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine earning his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine before coming to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center’s Emergency Medicine Residency program. Dr. Goldman spent many years actively involved with the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad where he served as Lieutenant and Captain for the unit. He also served as a firefighter, emergency dispatcher and 9-1-1 operator.
Dr. Cory Gray
A Latrobe native, Dr. Gray received his undergraduate degree and a Master of Business Administration at St. Bonaventure University before graduating from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Before pursuing his medical career, Dr. Gray worked in the finance industry for several years serving as a senior credit analyst for a manufacturing company. He is an active community member and has volunteered for the Epilepsy Foundation and Special Olympics.
Dr. Alexander Pozun
Dr. Pozun is from Westmont and is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a member of the UPJ Ice Hockey team. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Dr. Pozun was a participant in Conemaugh Memorial’s Mentoring in Medicine program for which he later served as a coordinator. He is a recipient of the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies Apollo Scholarship.
Dr. Abram Weimer
A graduate of Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Dr. Weimer received a Master of Science in Medical Science at Mississippi College. He earned a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies of Biological and Physical Science at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City where he then pursued his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Weimer was a member of Saint Vincent’s Varsity baseball team and spent part of a season with the New Jersey Jackals in the CanAm Independent Baseball League before continuing his education.
Emergency Medicine services are provided 24/7 at Conemaugh Memorial, Conemaugh Miners, Conemaugh Meyersdale and Conemaugh Nason Medical Centers. Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center's Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center, located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania is the only Level 1 Trauma Center between Pittsburgh and Hershey, and holds the highest level of accreditation possible, serving as a regional tertiary referral center for other regional centers.