Emergency Medicine

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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August 24, 2021

TAGME Leadership

Donna Brown

Congratulations to Donna Brown, director of Graduate Medical Education at Northeast Georgia Medical Center! Donna has been elected to be on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for Training Administrators for Graduate Medical Education, or TAGME. TAGME is an organization that is dedicated to the administrators who run Graduate Medical Education programs. This […]

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May 18, 2021

The Facts about Mental Health

Kalpana Prasad, MD – Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Program May is Mental Health Awareness month, which brings us a great opportunity to educate and raise awareness about the rising need to address mental illness. Here are a few facts: Mental Health Facts • 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year.• 1 in […]

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May 6, 2021

Program Director Interview with EMRA: Josh Mugele, MD

Program Director Interview with EMRA: Josh Mugele, MD

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May 5, 2021

Why Train at NGMC for Emergency Medicine?

Anitha Mathew, MD

What an amazing time it is right now at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education! My name is Dr. Anitha Mathew, and I am one of the APDs for our new Emergency Medicine residency program. We are so excited to start this important residency and to train the next generation of Emergency Medicine […]

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April 13, 2021

What does achieving a “Ten Year” Accreditation look like?

James Kruer, MD, Internal Medicine Program Director How does a program become accredited? The Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency Program has received the initial “10 year” accreditation. How did this milestone actually happen? Let’s explore! Programs with a status of continued accreditation have an annual review of data by the Accreditation Council […]

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April 6, 2021

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Announces Accreditation for Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for its Emergency Medicine residency program. This is NGMC’s fourth Graduate Medical Education (GME) program to receive initial accreditation, following the February 2019 announcement about the Family Medicine residency program. “NGMC is the bedrock for emergency care […]

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