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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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August 1, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight – Dr. Oluseyi Abidoye

By Dheeraj Chilamakuri, MHADr. Abidoye was recognized as the Overall Resident Researcher for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. What was your childhood and family like? I was originally born in the United Kingdom, but I was brought up in Nigeria and come from a family of five children. I am the fourth born and the youngest […]

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July 12, 2022

NGMC Graduates Inaugural Class of Resident Physicians

Following a graduation ceremony at Lanier Technical College Ramsey Conference Center and an awards banquet in downtown Gainesville celebrating the end of the academic year, the first 19 resident physicians trained at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) are moving on to the next step in their careers. A total of seven are staying in the […]

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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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June 3, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight – Sheena Bhushan, MD

By Dheeraj Chilamakrui, MHA **​​​​Dr. Sheena Bhushan was named “Most Promising Intern Researcher” at the 2021-22 academic year Awards Banquet** Please introduce us to your childhood and family! I was born in California in a typical modern Punjabi-Indian family, where there was a lot of emphasis on academics and community service. Growing up, I wanted […]

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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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April 25, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight – Young Min Cho, MD

By Dheeraj Chilamakuri, MHA Please introduce us to your childhood and family. “Half-Korean and half-Argentinean” is the first thing that comes to mind when describing my childhood. I was born in Seoul, South Korea. However, due to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, my family had to seek better economic opportunities in Argentina. I was […]

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April 1, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight

Christopher Chew, MD, MPH Please introduce us to your childhood and family:I grew up in a bi-cultural home with my father being a first-generation American, immigrating from Malaysia while my mother was born and raised in Connecticut. I grew up in Connecticut and ultimately went on to play football in college at Western New England […]

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March 21, 2022

NORTHEAST GEORGIA MATCHES NEW CLASS OF RESIDENT PHYSICIANS

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – More physicians are on the way to care for people across the region, as Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) learned Friday who is joining the newest class of resident physicians this summer.   This fourth class of residents spans five specialties. Six General Surgery, 20 Internal Medicine, 12 Family Medicine, 12 Emergency Medicine […]

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