Hometown: Salem, NY Undergraduate: Russell Sage College – Troy, NY Medical School: University of New England Medical interests: ARDS, ECMO, end of life care in the ICU Why Maine Medical Center?: I chose MMC for both residency and fellowship because of the excellent clinical training. As the referral center for the state of Maine, you see a vast amount of pathology and rarely transfer patient’s elsewhere.
Jessica L. D’Amico, D.O.
Hometown: Brighton, MI Undergraduate: Michigan State University, Lansing, MI Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Interests / Hobbies: Camping, Backpacking, Hiking, Reading, Snowboarding, Music Favorite place in Maine: Baxter State Park Medical interests: Biomarkers in Cystic Fibrosis Favorite weekend destination: The White Mountain National Forest Favorite Maine activity: Hiking Why Maine Medical Center?: I chose Maine Medical Center for fellowship because of the collegial atmosphere, excellent work/life balance, and the breadth of procedures available to fellows all amidst beautiful scenery.
Nicholas A. Pozzessere, D.O.
Hometown: Tresckow, Pennsylvania Undergraduate: St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Interests / Hobbies: Travel, soccer, camping, kayaking Medical interests: ARDS, ICU sedation, ILD, COPD Why Maine Medical Center?: I chose Maine Medical Center for the educational opportunities, excellent faculty, and all the amazing activities so readily available while living in Maine. Favorite restaurant in Portland: Fore Street
Joseph F. Scrobola, D.O.
Hometown: Wyoming, PA Undergraduate: King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Residency: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Interests / Hobbies: Amateur barista and aspiring pastry chef Favorite place in Maine: Downtown Portland Medical interests: Pulmonology and Critical Care Favorite weekend destination: Record shops on Congress Street What did you do before medical school: Fry cook Why Maine Medical Center?: Great faculty and Portland is a vibrant city. Favorite restaurant in Portland: Taco Escobarr
Philip C. Stone, Jr., D.O.
Hometown: Lexington, MA Undergraduate: Colgate University – Hamilton, NY Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Interests / Hobbies: Tennis, hiking, travel, reading. Favorite place in Maine: Acadia National Park Medical interests: Bedside ultrasonography, resuscitation, cardiac arrest research. Favorite weekend destination: New Hampshire Lakes Region/White Mountains What did you do before medical school: EMS in Somerville, MA Why Maine Medical Center?: Great faculty/mentor relationships, sound clinical training and research opportunities in my field of interest. If I wasn’t a doctor, I would be a… Lifeflight nurse. Favorite restaurant in Portland: Great Lost Bear