July 19, 2018

Residency programs at Northeast Georgia Medical Center to transform care quality, delivery

When the first internal medicine and general surgery residents arrive in July 2019, they will quickly become an integral part of our patients’ healthcare teams. Each multidisciplinary team will be led by a Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) faculty physician and will include healthcare providers from a variety of hospital areas, such as nursing, pharmacy, […]

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July 13, 2018

Meet Ngoc Phan, DO, Associate Program Director, NGMC Internal Medicine Residency Program

Ngoc Phan

We are thrilled to introduce Ngoc Phan, DO as the associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC). Dr. Phan has been on staff at NGMC since 2016 as a part of the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group hospitalist program. Her role as assistant director of the Internal Medicine […]

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June 27, 2018

Why consider residency training at Northeast Georgia Medical Center?


Choosing the right residency program can be daunting. To ease your research and decision process, Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is here to offer more information about our emerging Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. Growth, Leadership and Excellence The incoming residents of 2019 will be the first in our new GME program and will have […]

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June 13, 2018

Graduate Medical Education program adds value to Gainesville, Hall County and the entire Northeast Georgia region

Benefits of GME program to the community

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is eagerly preparing to welcome its first internal medicine and general surgery resident physicians, who will arrive in July 2019. By 2024, NGMC anticipates 170 resident physicians across six different specialties – internal medicine, family medicine, general surgery, OB/GYN, psychiatry, and emergency medicine. The Graduate Medical Education (GME) program is […]

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May 25, 2018

Meet Charles Richart, MD, FACS, FCCM – General Surgery Program Director

Charles Richart, MD

Charles Richart, MD, FACS, FCCM, Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) medical director of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery – was named NGMC’s General Surgery Graduate Medical Education Program director in 2017. Dr. Richart has been instrumental in helping NGMC obtain Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accreditation for the general surgery […]

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May 16, 2018

Meet James Kruer Jr., MD – Internal Medicine Residency Program Director

James Kruer, Jr. MD,

James Kruer Jr., MD, Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, joined our team with more than 20 years’ clinical and education experience in graduate medical education (GME). Before taking the helm to lead NGMC’s internal medicine residency program, he served as program director for internal medicine at St. Mary Mercy Hospital, […]

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May 9, 2018

Meet John Delzell Jr., MD, MSPH, Vice President of Medical Education

John Delzell

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is thrilled to have John Delzell Jr., MD, MSPH, leading the Graduate Medical Education (GME) program, as vice president of Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official (DIO). In his role, Dr. Delzell is responsible for oversight and administration of all aspects of our graduate medical education (GME) program including compliance […]

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May 4, 2018

Why did Northeast Georgia Medical Center start a GME program?


Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) program, are excitedly preparing for the arrival of our first residents in 2019. Residency programs will be available in 2019, in internal medicine and general surgery. When the first group of residents arrive, it will be the culmination of many years’ work by NGMC’s leadership, GME […]

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December 14, 2017

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Celebrates Open House For Graduate Medical Education Program

Hundreds of people, including Governor Nathan Deal, gathered to celebrate the opening of the new Graduate Medical Education space at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Gainesville today. “I can’t think of a better organization to empower the physician leaders of tomorrow than Northeast Georgia Medical Center,” said Governor Nathan Deal. “I also can’t think of […]

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