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November 30, 2022

Fellowship Match Day 2022

More physicians are on the way to care for patients in high-demand specialties, as Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) learned on Wednesday who is joining the Cardiovascular Disease and Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship programs.  Six Cardiovascular Disease fellows have matched with NGMC, bringing the total to 12 fellows training in heart health. With the […]

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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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August 4, 2022

Internal Medicine Residency Awards

Check out the awards given out at the inaugural Internal Medicine Residency Graduation! Faculty Awards  Outstanding Research Mentor – Dr. Gagan Kumar  Outstanding Inpatient Faculty Member – Dr. Franklin Fontem  Outstanding Ambulatory Faculty member – Drs. Idopise Umana and Bradley Pierce  Outstanding Subspecialty Faculty Member – Dr. Evegenia Korytnaya  Teacher of the Year – Dr. […]

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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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May 23, 2022

GME Awards Banquet Winners

Residents, faculty, staff, and their guests gathered at Scott’s Downtown for the 2nd annual GME Awards banquet. This event is held to recognize the scholarly and personal accomplishments of residents and faculty and to celebrate the end of another successful academic year. Awards were presented to the following recipients: Research Day Poster Winners: Research Category:Herrera […]

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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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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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