October 21, 2020

Welcome Kalpana Prasad, MD, Program Director for Planned Psychiatry Residency Program

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education is thrilled to announce Kaplana Prasad, MD as its newest program director for the planned Psychiatry residency program at NGMC. Dr. Prasad attended medical school at King George Medical College in Lucknow, India. After medical school, she moved to England where she completed her British Psychiatry Residency […]

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October 19, 2020

Virtual Research Week Re-Cap

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) just wrapped up their first virtual Research Week! Participants could view e-posters, watch videos highlighting work that nurses are leading, listen to physicians speak about the benefits of clinical trial research, and find links to publications from our healthcare researchers. They also learned more about how research and scholarly activities […]

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October 9, 2020


Nervous yet? Ah yes, virtual interview season. These words are likely to bring sweaty palms and heart palpitations to many a resident candidate across this great land. Zoom? Skype? What to wear? What to say? Is this thing on? It’s all a little overwhelming. Some people talk more when they are nervous, some go completely […]

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September 30, 2020

Welcome Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, Director of Research & Scholarly Activity

The division of Graduate Medical Education is thrilled to welcome Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, as the Director of GME Research & Scholarly Activity. Originally from Scotland, Dr. Jones aptly describes herself as a “constructive disruptor” with a drive to change research from inaccessible to accessible, and from forgettable to impactful. Dr. Jones holds a doctorate […]

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August 18, 2020

Top 5 Science Based Body Language Habits that Will Help You Have a Great Video Conference

Video conferencing is here to stay, which means it’s more important than ever to learn how to conduct ourselves through the medium – but many of us seem committed to sticking to our old, bad video habits. For example, raise your hand if you’ve realized 20 minutes into a video conference that your laptop camera […]

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August 7, 2020


Maria Angel, MD HOW DID YOUR VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE AT NORTHEAST GEORGIA HEALTH SYSTEM (NGHS) COME ABOUT? In high school I knew that I was interested in the medical field. I grew up in the Suwanee/Duluth area, so I began researching and discovered the Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) Teen Volunteer program. I applied for the […]

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July 17, 2020


Congratulations to Dr. Hasan Choudhury and Dr. Riyadh Al-Rubaye who are now published! Dr. Al-Rubaye received notice that their case report of Rhabdomyolysis in a COVID-19 patient was accepted in the Journal of Case Reports. The official publication will come out in August 2020. “I am very proud and impressed with this scholarly activity,” says […]

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July 6, 2020


Residency training is one of the most exciting chapters in a medical student’s journey. After years of preparation, they are finally ready to join a graduate medical education (GME) program, where they will work at a hospital that offers training in their specialty. Today, doctors are in high demand in every corner of the world, […]

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June 5, 2020


by MONICA NEWTON, DO, MPH – FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM DIRECTOR I cannot think of a more challenging time in medicine. The ripple effect of COVID-19 on life has trickled into every aspect of our being – from social life, professional life to personal life. The social isolation has made many wonder if they have […]

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May 12, 2020


Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) Library Services now offer support to clinical staff in the form of a Covid-19 Research and Information Tools page. With assistance from the Public Relations department, this page curates evidence-based content to inform coronavirus-specific patient care and clinician knowledge in various fields of health sciences practice. Currently updated sections of […]

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