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Northeast Georgia Medical Center
Graduate Medical Education

We are excited to announce we recently received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for our Family Medicine Residency Program. We will begin accepting applications for our inaugural class in September 2019 in ERAS, with the first Family Medicine class to begin in July 2020.

About Family Medicine

Northeast Georgia Medical Center proudly offers residency program training in three specialties – Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and General Surgery.

We recently completed a successful interview season for our inaugural classes (in internal medicine and general surgery) and are eagerly awaiting Match Day on March 15, 2019.

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Graduate Medical Education

NGMC’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) program is designed to train residents to be leaders in the medical field as well as in the community. All NGMC residents 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

Our team cares for more than one million people across the region through three hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Here are some quick stats:

  • Total Licensed Beds: 713
  • Providers on Medical Staff: 800+
  • Employees: 8,000+
  • Outpatient Discharges: 572,000+
  • Emergency Department Visits: 161,000+
  • Inpatient Discharges: 38,000+
  • Surgeries: 23,000+
  • Economic Impact: $1.75 billion+ annually


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Gainesville, located in Hall County, Georgia, is perfectly positioned on the shores of Lake Lanier and at the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains. It is also a quick drive from Atlanta and Athens, making it the perfect place to live, work and play. From endless recreation opportunities to breathtaking beauty and opportunities to connect with the community, we’ve got it all within reach.

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