Family Medicine

October 25, 2022

Family Medicine Physicians win Top Award

Congratulations to Dr. Newton and Dr. Le Church, who were honored with two of the highest honors given by the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) on October 22, 2022 at their annual House of Delegates in Savannah. MAG honors four physicians and one non-physician for their contributions to the state and medicine annually. Dr. Newton […]

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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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June 6, 2022

FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY WINS BEST OF THE BEST AWARD

Dr. Shelley Nuss, the campus dean at the Augusta University-University of Georgia Medical Partnership Campus in Athens, recently presented the Family Medicine residency program at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) in Gainesville, Georgia, this year’s Best of the Best in medical student education for the Athens campus. “The Family Medicine program is committed to training […]

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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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March 1, 2022

Family Medicine Residents – Minitab Boot Camp

Family Medicine PGY-2 Leadership Cohort are immersed in statistics this month, for their Six Sigma Green Belts. Cheryl Pammer and Vince Antinozzi have come on-site to provide our resident physicians with a hands-on boot camp on using Minitab for their data analysis. Thank you to the Minitab team for providing this amazing opportunity! Our Northeast […]

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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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