Family Medicine

July 6, 2020

VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS

Residency training is one of the most exciting chapters in a medical student’s journey. After years of preparation, they are finally ready to join a graduate medical education (GME) program, where they will work at a hospital that offers training in their specialty. Today, doctors are in high demand in every corner of the world, […]

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June 5, 2020

YOU’VE GOT THIS!

by MONICA NEWTON, DO, MPH – FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM DIRECTOR I cannot think of a more challenging time in medicine. The ripple effect of COVID-19 on life has trickled into every aspect of our being – from social life, professional life to personal life. The social isolation has made many wonder if they have […]

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May 12, 2020

COVID-19 RESEARCH AND INFORMATION TOOLS

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) Library Services now offer support to clinical staff in the form of a Covid-19 Research and Information Tools page. With assistance from the Public Relations department, this page curates evidence-based content to inform coronavirus-specific patient care and clinician knowledge in various fields of health sciences practice. Currently updated sections of […]

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April 28, 2020

LEAVING A LEGACY

Devin Vicknair, Ph.D., LPC, Behavioral Health Faculty with the Family Medicine Residency program at NGMC, shares his incredible story about leaving a legacy, and how what we’re doing today in GME, impacts our tomorrow.

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April 1, 2020

WELCOME ERISKEL LEGETTE

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) is thrilled to welcome Eriskel Legette as the new Program Coordinator for the Internal Medicine Residency program. Eriskel will be working alongside Dr. James Kruer and playing a vital role in the daily activities of the Internal Medicine residents. Eriskel has been with NGMC for 10 […]

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March 30, 2020

STAYING WELL DURING COVID-19

by Holly Stewart, BSW, MSOLDirector of Resident Wellness In the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most of us can say that we’ve never experienced anything quite like this in our lifetime. Whether you are a front line healthcare worker caring for sick patients with limited resources, or you are homebound and adjusting to a new way of […]

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March 20, 2020

MATCH DAY IS HERE!

Match Day 2020 Logo

So, what exactly is Match Day? Obtaining a Doctor of Medicine degree is a wonderful achievement. Before you’re allowed to treat patients, however, you need to complete more training to become the specific kind of doctor you want to be – it’s called residency training, and it all starts on Match Day. Match Day is […]

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February 19, 2020

LIFE STILL HAPPENS, EVEN DURING RESIDENCY

Amy Bailey, MD, FAAFP When I started my Family Medicine residency, it was such a wonderful feeling to be surrounded by people who had the same goal as I had – to become a fantastic Family Medicine physician. There were twelve of us, and we were all eager to begin our three-year journey. However alike […]

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February 10, 2020

THE MAGIC OF RUNNING FOR DIO, DR. JOHN DELZELL

Our DIO is a busy man with a lot of responsibilities. Building one of the largest graduate medical education programs in the state of Georgia takes tenacity, a vast amount of knowledge, and an ability to handle high levels of stress. Learn how our DIO finds time to manage it all-and realize that putting your […]

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February 6, 2020

MONICA NEWTON, DO, MPH, FAAFP – COMMISSION ON EDUCATION APPOINTMENT

At Work | NGMC GME

NGMC GME Family Medicine Program Director, Dr. Monica Newton, has been appointed to the National Commission on Education through the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). In this role, Dr. Newton will be tasked with the important work of framing the curriculum for Family Medicine physicians. Additionally, Dr. Newton will serve on the Subcommittee on […]

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