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November 13, 2018

Meet Antonio Rios, MD, core faculty member for the Internal Medicine residency program

We are excited to spotlight Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency program faculty member Antonio Rios, MD. Dr. Rios is a practicing physician in Internal Medicine at NGMC and has been an integral part of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) and Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) since 1999. Dr. Rios currently serves as […]

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November 6, 2018

Publishing Research in NGMC’s Residency Programs

NGMC resident research

The Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) GME program has big plans for training all of our residents and faculty on how to write and publish their own research, case studies and more in peer-review scientific journals. Our ultimate goal in promoting publishing research in our programs is to help others across the country and world […]

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October 24, 2018

Meet Karen Vigueras, Residency Management Software Coordinator for NGMC’s GME program

Karen Vigueras

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is eager to introduce Karen Vigueras as the Residency Management Software (RMS) coordinator for our Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. Vigueras joined Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) in 2015 as a recruiting assistant in Human Resources (HR). During her time in HR, Vigueras was part of the recruiting team that hired […]

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October 15, 2018

NGMC names Director of GME Research and Scholarly Activity

NGHS clinical trials

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has offered patients in our community the opportunity to participate in advanced clinical research trials for over 20 years.  The Office of Research Administration at NGMC provides patients with new therapeutic treatments through participation in numerous research studies available in the areas of cardiology, oncology and other specialties. Our expert physicians, […]

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October 4, 2018

Simulation Training for Internal Medicine residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center

NGMC Simulation

Simulation training at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is integral in training Internal Medicine residents to become hardwired for excellence.  Simulation training will provide opportunities to improve interdisciplinary teamwork and communication skills during response emergencies. The training lab allows residents to perfect technical skills through errors that will not harm patients and allows practicing physicians to […]

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September 27, 2018

Meet Kylene Smartis, NGMC’s GME General Surgery program coordinator

Kylene Smartis

We are proud to introduce Kylene Smartis as the Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) General Surgery program coordinator. Kylene joined the GME team in 2017 after spending four years in various other positions within Northeast Georgia Health System. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from California Baptist University and […]

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September 20, 2018

Meet Nathan Creel, MD, General Surgeon in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Nathan Creel, MD

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is proud to introduce Nathan Creel, MD, General Surgeon in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Dr. Creel’s role in the Graduate Medical Education (GME) program is to train residents in the areas of trauma surgery, critical care and acute care surgery and to provide mentorship for budding surgeons. Dr. Creel’s […]

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September 19, 2018

Meet Zach Dunkerly, MBA, GME Director of Patient Safety and Quality at Northeast Georgia Medical Center

Zach Dunkerly

Above all else, Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) values patient safety and quality of care. Zach Dunkerly, MBA, Graduate Medical Education (GME) Director of Patient Safety and Quality, is eager to lead us to our goals of maintaining excellence in these areas. As Director of Patient Safety & Quality for the GME program, Dunkerly is developing […]

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September 14, 2018

Northeast Georgia General Surgery Residency Teaching Hospitals

Dr. Richart teaching

The incoming class of general surgery residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), in July 2019, will have the unique opportunity to train at multiple medical center locations across northeast Georgia. The residents in our Graduate Medical Education (GME) program will spend a majority of their time training at our two flagship hospitals – NGMC […]

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September 4, 2018

Internal Medicine Residency Mentoring Programs at Northeast Georgia Medical Center

Incoming residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center will find that mentoring is an integral part of our medical education program. Our mentoring program is designed to promote ongoing engagement and learning, and to provide an opportunity for residents and physicians to both teach and support each other in a mutually beneficial relationship. The Program Director […]

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