Holly Stewart, MS


Holly Stewart, MS

Director, Educational Support & Well-Being


Holly Stewart, MS, is Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s Director of Educational Support & Well-Being. In this role, Holly serves as the administrative lead for a range of services and resources designed to support trainees’ overall well-being and success. This includes a partnership with NGMC’s Employee Assistance Program to support trainee and faculty mental health, a well-being curriculum delivered through the CORE didactic series, and an array of special projects and events to encourage social connections and community-building in GME and beyond. Holly also serves as the chair of the GMEC Wellness Subcommittee and is the faculty advisor for the GME House Staff Organization, advising on operational and systemic matters that impact the wellbeing of trainees, faculty, and staff.

Holly holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Appalachian State University and a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Brenau University and is pursuing a doctorate in adult learning from the University of Georgia. Prior to her work in GME, she served in leadership and support roles in undergraduate medical and nursing education. Her professional and research interests include women’s development, diversity, equity, and inclusion, grit and resilience, and systems-level change to improve clinician and employee burnout and distress. Born into a family of musicians in western North Carolina, Holly enjoys reconnecting to her Appalachian roots through music and trips to the mountains.