Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

October 3, 2023

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by reading two of our residents’ perspectives below! Amanda Lemus, MD PGY-1 Family Medicine Resident To me, Hispanic Heritage Month is about celebrating diversity and sharing our culture with others. My parents immigrated from Honduras and have raised me to be in touch with my roots. This month reminds me of […]

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July 31, 2023

NGHS Employee Take Two: From Patient Care Tech to Family Medicine Resident

Malachi Groover grew up in the world of medicine: His father is a doctor, specializing in hospice and palliative care. When Groover was 15, he joined his father, a few family members and a medical team on a mission trip to Ethiopia.   For several weeks, Groover got to see his father in action, as the […]

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July 5, 2023

NGMC Graduates Its Inaugural Class of Family Medicine Residents

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) recently celebrated its graduating inaugural class of Family Medicine residents, who are now board-certified family medicine physicians! Several are staying in the state of Georgia, including Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, to practice. Check out where our graduates are headed next below. Maria “Allie” Angel, MD NGPG Family Medicine Oakwood, GA […]

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May 15, 2023

Let’s talk about anxiety

Anxiety is real I had my first panic attack just before medical school. I was going through a traumatic event and stressed about how that would affect my medical school journey, suddenly it occurred to me, “what if I can’t go to medical school?” It’s those what-ifs that get you – and suddenly it snowballs […]

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May 5, 2023

Portion Swapping: One small bite for mankind

Written by: Nathan E. Boys, DO | Family Medicine Resident (PGY-1) Dave is 49 years old. Dave is obese, has high blood pressure and high cholesterol. He was recently told by his physician that losing weight would help improve his blood pressure and cholesterol. His physician recommended he make adjustments to his diet by implementing portion swapping. Dave […]

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April 18, 2023

We are all learners

As a K-5 certified teacher for the past seven years, 31-year-old Gainesville resident Michelle Ingram, can spot a fellow teacher a mile away. “My insurance brought me to NGPG Family Medicine for a check-up, but Dr. Freund made me stay,” says Michelle. Dr. Shany Freund, a Family Medicine resident, has been practicing at NGPG Family […]

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April 11, 2023

STIs: What are they & how can I prevent them?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are incredibly common. In fact, nearly 20 million people in the United States get an STI each year. Sexually transmitted infections, also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are infections that are passed from one person to another through sexual contact. There are over 20 types of sexually transmitted infections, which […]

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