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May 2, 2022

New Treatment Option for Alcohol and Opioid Use

Fazal Khan, MD Alcohol and opioid use disorder is a major public health issue in the United States. In an effort to address this in our own region, I’m happy to share that a medication assisted therapy (MAT) for alcohol use disorder (AUD) has been started in Medical Park 2 in Gainesville. This is the […]

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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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November 10, 2021

Research at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference

Congratulations to Dr. Nima Ghasemzadeh, interventional cardiologist with Georgia Heart Institute, and faculty member with the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. His poster presentation at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference, part of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation was attended by researchers and clinicians from around the world. Get details here.

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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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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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