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April 1, 2020

WELCOME ERISKEL LEGETTE

Northeast Georiga 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 23, 2020

NGMC Matches Next Class of Resident Physicians

Match Day 2020 Logo

It’s hard to imagine running out of doctors to care for you and your family. In Georgia, and across the nation though, that is the reality. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) continues to answer the call to address the physician shortage every spring when new residents are announced on National Match Day. On Friday, NGMC […]

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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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January 8, 2020

Meet Leslie David, M.D., Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program

Leslie David, MD | NGMC GME

As a child, growing up on the Caribbean Island of Antigua, Dr. David’s desire for learning and helping others was instilled in him at an early age by his parents. They believed that education was the key to unlocking many doors of opportunity and that his level of compassion and a willingness to help others […]

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December 30, 2019

Meet James Rinehart, Director of Simulation and Clinical Skills

Meet our new Director of Simulation and Clinical Skills, Jim Rinehart. Jim’s impressive work history first began with serving in the United States Marine Corps. After completing his term, Jim received his Paramedic Certificate from Davenport University in Grand Rapids, MI. Before then, Jim received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Grand Valley State […]

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November 19, 2019

The Importance of Academic Posters

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

James Kruer, MD – Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program It was a wonderful announcement to send out to residents, faculty, and supporters that all ten of the NGMC GME Internal Medicine Interns who submitted posters to the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Physicians (GAACP) this year were accepted for presentation at the […]

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