Zach Dunkerly, MBA


Zach Dunkerly, MBA

Faculty Title:
Director of Patient Safety and Quality
Director of Patient Safety and Quality

Education & Certifications

Masters Degree:
MBA, The University of North Georgia
Undergraduate Degree:
North Georgia College & State University


Zach Dunkerly serves as the Director of Patient Safety & Quality for GME. In this role, Mr. Dunkerly develops the GME curriculum based around our Safety & Quality program. He also serves as the chair for the NGMC GME Patient Safety & Quality subcommittee. His goal is to continue to build upon our culture of safety to help drive lasting change across all of Northeast Georgia Health System and to empower the residents to be the catalysts for a constantly improving culture of safety.

Zach Dunkerly completed his undergraduate education at North Georgia College & State University and his MBA at the University of North Georgia. Zach has worked at Northeast Georgia Health System for 14 years. He spent six years in NGMC Patient Safety & Quality and six years in the Emergency Department at NGMC Gainesville before moving to the Office of GME. When not working, Zach can be found spending time with his family, attending Baltimore Ravens games and retro hunting. Zach and his wife have a three-year-old daughter and one-year-old son.