Internal 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 31, 2021

Perspectives from the Front Lines

by Nathaniel Kim, MD | Internal Medicine Resident, PGY-2 In the midst of the COVID pandemic, heroes and heroines come in many forms. Frontline workers, especially in the medical field, are often the most apparent and in the public eye during these challenging times. But one of my heroes during this pandemic showed up in […]

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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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July 21, 2021

Fellowship Fever! How Can Faculty Help?

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

James Kruer, MD Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program ERAS is open for fellowships! NGMC has a healthy list of PGY-3 Internal Medicine residents, plus our Chief Resident Dr. Rachana Mendpara, whose applications are in – hoping to get noticed and invited to interview. Here are a few tips when it comes to fellowships! Networking […]

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July 15, 2021

Inaugural Chief Residents

James Kruer, MD Internal Medicine Residency Program Director I am pleased to announce that the Internal Medicine (IM) residency program has named our inaugural PGY-3 chief residents for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. The PGY-3 chief program gives recognition to those who are willing to do something extra to improve our GME Internal Medicine […]

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July 13, 2021

Meet the Residents Q&A

Brittany Barthelemy, DO, Family Medicine Resident There is no better way to get a sense of what training is like at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) than to talk with current residents. NGMC hosted a Zoom event where students asked Internal Medicine, General Surgery and Family Medicine residents those burning questions you all want to […]

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July 2, 2021

Meet the Residents – Q&A!

There is no better way to get a sense of what training is like at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) than to talk with current residents. NGMC hosted a Zoom event where students asked Internal Medicine, General Surgery and Family Medicine residents those burning questions you all want to know! Here is how it went […]

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June 24, 2021

Sleep & Fatigue

Holly Stewart, MS, Director of GME Wellness How to Recognize Sleep Deprivation and Fatigue Sleep deprivation and fatigue interfere with concentration, cognition, fine motor tasks, decision making, and emotional stability. It can impact your ability to safely care for patients and can compromise your own safety and wellbeing – particularly when it comes to driving […]

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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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