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Northeast Georgia Medical Center
Graduate Medical Education

Northeast Georgia Medical Center, one of the fastest-growing health systems in the state, based in one of the fastest growing counties in the state, is perfectly positioned for residents and fellows to live, work and play. Our residency and fellowship programs offer a unique opportunity for the healthcare leaders of tomorrow to begin creating their healthcare legacy today. 

Resident physicians and fellows train under experienced and passionate faculty with a commitment to team-based education to promote personal and professional development. NGMC GME residents and fellows will make a difference in the life of each patient they treat due to our culture of continuous improvement, consistent growth, cutting-edge technology, and breakthrough ideas.

We are different. We are hardwired for excellence.

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Graduate Medical Education

NGMC’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) program is designed to train residents and fellows to be leaders in the medical field as well as in the community. All NGMC residents and fellows will receive education beyond the six ACGME core competencies with a unique focus on the patient experience and methodologies of a High-Reliability Organization and Lean principles. Graduates of NGMC’s GME programs will be the next physician leaders who see challenges as opportunities and seek ways to improve their skills and further the field of medicine into the future!

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Northeast Georgia Health System

By choosing NGMC, resident physicians and fellows have the opportunity to care for more than one million people across the North Georgia region. Through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations, residents will partner with us to positively impact our community. Here are some stats for the fiscal year 2021:

  • Total Licensed Beds: 799
  • Providers on Medical Staff: 1,200+
  • Employees: 9,000+
  • NGHS Total Visits: 1.6 million+
  • Emergency Department Visits: 180,000+
  • Inpatient Discharges: 41,000+
  • Surgeries: 26,000+
  • Economic Impact: $3.2 billion+ annually (2019)
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Living Here

Gainesville, located in Hall County, Georgia, is positioned on the shores of Lake Lanier and at the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains. A quick drive from Atlanta and Athens, Gainesville is a great place to live, work and play. From endless recreation opportunities to breathtaking beauty, our tight knit community is perfect for residents to grow their medical knowledge and personal life.

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A Day in the Life of a NGMC GME Resident