NGMC Braselton and Lumpkin earn national awards in emergency care

April 16, 2024

Say Hello to Our New Emergency Medicine Chief Residents!

NGMC GME is excited to introduce Dr. Leyanet Gonzalez, Dr. Ziad Faramand, Dr. Adebanke Oderinde and Dr. Mariah Jackson-Arnett as its newest Emergency Medicine Chief Residents! Hear what they have to say about their new leadership roles below! I feel privileged to serve as one of the Chiefs in the Emergency Medicine residency. Serving as a […]

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February 28, 2024

Happy Ramadan from NGMC GME!

PGY-2 Emergency Medicine resident Dr. Hawa Henderson introduces you to Ramadan as well as herself! Read more below! A Little About Me I’m Dr. Hawa Henderson. I was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a doctor. Something that has always kept me motivated […]

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September 27, 2023

NGMC recognized for excellence in pain and addiction care

Emergency Medicine residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) can be even more confident in the top-notch training they receive here. Last month, NGMC Barrow and Braselton joined NGMC Gainesville and Lumpkin to become four out of a few dozen hospitals nationwide accredited by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) in Pain and Addiction […]

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May 3, 2023

Mental Health Awareness Month Is Every Month

PGY-1 Emergency Medicine resident Dr. Leyanet Gonzalez shares why you should prioritize mental health this month and every month! I always knew I wanted to be a physician. “Soñar no cuesta nada” – a phrase my parents consistently reminded me of growing up – translates into, “It doesn’t cost anything to dream.” They taught me […]

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March 20, 2023

NGMC increases number of resident physicians

More physicians are on the way to care for people across the region, as Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) learned Friday who is joining the newest class of resident physicians this summer.   The organization’s fifth class spans seven specialties and increases the number of residents in each specialty to: NGMC also has 12 Cardiovascular Disease […]

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February 24, 2023

Residents and Faculty Reflect on Black History Month

Read on to find out what Black History Month means to our amazing residents and faculty! Erine Raybon-Rojas, MD Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program Director Director of Diversity & Inclusion for GME. Director of MICU Rotation, Critical CareBorn in Illinois; lived in Georgia since the age of four. As a black physician, I take […]

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January 26, 2023


Dr. Seth Illu Hello everyone! Seth Illu (e-u) here. I’m a first generation American, college grad and medical grad. My Father is from Guatemala hence the different last name. His hard work to get where he is at today inspired me to do something more in life. His example eventually led me on the path […]

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August 12, 2022

Residents Connect through Food and Culture

Henry Colorado, MD, PGY-1, Internal Medicine Resident I was born in Bogota, Colombia and came to the U.S. when I was three years old. Growing up, food was an important aspect of our family dynamic; it was how we built a strong relationship within ourselves as well as with our Hispanic community. At an early […]

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April 28, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight – Riaz Mahmood, DO

Congratulations to Dr. Riaz Mahmood, the new Chief Resident for Research. He will be starting in his new position on July 1. Here is a little bit more about Dr. Mahmood! Tell us about yourself! I was born in Pakistan and moved to the US when I was 11. I grew up in the small town […]

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