Two Marshall medical students match in national military match

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Dominic J. Raymond and Liam R. Skiffington, two fourth-year medical students at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, matched into residency programs at the nation’s top military health care facilities. 

Raymond, a native of Morgantown, West Virginia, successfully matched in operational medicine, a one-year residency program at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Raymond earned his bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University in Morgantown, where he studied interdisciplinary studies with a focus on history, Spanish and biology. Lieutenant Raymond was commissioned as a U.S. Army officer in November 2019. After completion of his residency training, he will care for and support service members and their families in the Army as a General Medical Officer, focusing on primary care for his soldiers and other various unit-specific leadership roles.

Raymond Dominic

Skiffington, a native of Pennsylvania successfully matched at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, where he will complete a transitional internship year. Skiffington earned his bachelor’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University in University Park. Lieutenant Skiffington was commissioned as an U.S. Army officer in July 2020. 

Liam Skiffington

Both Raymond and Skiffington are recipients of the F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship. They will complete their Doctor of Medicine degrees from Marshall University in April 2024 and begin their residency training programs on July 1.   

The military match is the armed services equivalent of the civilian National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), which will announce its residency matches on March 15, 2024. 

Media Contact: Michele McKnight, Asst. Director of External Affairs, Marshall Health/School of Medicine, 304.691.1713

Date Posted: Friday, December 22, 2023