Emergency Medicine

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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April 25, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight – Young Min Cho, MD

By Dheeraj Chilamakuri, MHA Please introduce us to your childhood and family. “Half-Korean and half-Argentinean” is the first thing that comes to mind when describing my childhood. I was born in Seoul, South Korea. However, due to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, my family had to seek better economic opportunities in Argentina. I was […]

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April 1, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight

Christopher Chew, MD, MPH Please introduce us to your childhood and family:I grew up in a bi-cultural home with my father being a first-generation American, immigrating from Malaysia while my mother was born and raised in Connecticut. I grew up in Connecticut and ultimately went on to play football in college at Western New England […]

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March 21, 2022

NORTHEAST GEORGIA MATCHES NEW CLASS OF RESIDENT PHYSICIANS

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – 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.   This fourth class of residents spans five specialties. Six General Surgery, 20 Internal Medicine, 12 Family Medicine, 12 Emergency Medicine […]

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March 4, 2022

NGHS CME Receives Re-Accreditation

The Medical Association of Georgia in cooperation with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) awarded the Certificate of Full Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) to Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS). This privilege was awarded for having fulfilled the requirements set forth in the Essentials and Standards for Accreditation Council for CME. The […]

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February 16, 2022

Internal Medicine Resident has Three Articles published in Cureus Journal

Congratulations to Vidya Baleguli, MD for this amazing achievement! Read below for the summary of her research. Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) Encephalitis in a Non-Transplant Patient With Polymyositis HHV-6 infections are commonly described during the first three years of life during childhood. After primary infection, HHV-6 establishes latency like other herpes viral families. Roseola infantum, also […]

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January 18, 2022

NGMC Receives Grant to Improve Patient Care to Underserved Communities

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has received a grant to further improve patient care to underserved communities by receiving the Technology Improvement Award Grant for $15,000 from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The purpose of the grant is to deliver technology improvement and health and digital equity to underserved communities impacted by […]

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December 14, 2021

Eight Internal Medicine Residents Match into Fellowships from NGMC

According to the AMA, with more than 10,000 applicants landing positions, the 2021 appointment year fellowship Match was the largest in record. Figures released by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) detail data behind matches – conducted in 2020 and early 2021 – for 68 subspecialties that will start this summer. Northeast Georgia Medical Center […]

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September 15, 2021

Shine a Light, Speak its Name

National Physician Suicide Awareness Day September is Suicide Prevention Month, and September 17 was National Physician Suicide Awareness Day.  We recognize this day to create awareness about the epidemic of physician suicide, to remember colleagues lost to suicide, and to fight against the stigma of physicians seeking mental health support. Fast Facts Physicians die by […]

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