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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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August 28, 2018

What NGMC Internal Medicine Program Director, James A. Kruer, MD, FACP, is Looking for in Incoming Residents

James Kruer, MD

We are excited to begin interviewing and selecting residents for our inaugural internal medicine residency class that will begin in July 2019. Candidates can start applying through ERAS on September 15, 2018.  Interviews will begin soon afterwards in October. When choosing residents for our internal medicine program, James A. Kruer, MD, FACP, Program Director for […]

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August 21, 2018

Meet NGMC’s new Director of Resident Wellness, Holly Stewart, BSW, MSOL

We are excited to introduce Holly Stewart, BSW, MSOL as Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) new director of resident wellness. As we prepare to welcome our first residents in internal medicine and general surgery in July 2019, she will be developing a wellness program that will provide resources for all our resident physicians to remain […]

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August 2, 2018

Meet Idopise Umana, MD, Associate Program Director, NGMC Internal Medicine Residency Program

Idopise Umana, MD

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is excited to introduce Idopise Umana, MD, as the associate program director of our Ambulatory/Primary Care and Internal Medicine Residency Programs. Since joining the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) at the Braselton Clinic in 2009, Dr. Umana has exemplified a passion for excellence in delivering compassionate care to patients and […]

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July 25, 2018

NGMC’s Quest for Excellence / Providing the Best for our Residents

Quest for Excellence

There are many reasons to choose Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) for your residency, one of which is our continuous quest for excellence. At NGMC, our faculty physicians, hospital leadership, residents and staff are committed to setting the highest standards for patient care, professional education, teaching and training. Northeast Georgia Health System is known for […]

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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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