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July 23, 2019

Emotional Intelligence

by Devin Vicknair, MS, PhD What is Emotional Intelligence (EI)? Emotional intelligence can be best understood through four areas: Self-awareness: recognize and label your emotions, motivation, and mood; Self-management: controlling impulses, judgment, adaptability and directing mood; Social-awareness: empathizing with others and in tune with how people tend to function; Social skills: connecting, teamwork, and communication. […]

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June 25, 2019

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Holds Inaugural White Coat Ceremony for Resident Physicians

Dr. Sameena Salcin, an Internal Medicine resident physician, smiled ear to ear when she received her long white coat Monday night at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Gainesville. “To begin the next step in my medical journey back home in Georgia – where it all started for me – is very special,” said Dr. Salcin. […]

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June 20, 2019

Interview Season Preparedness

Lisa Carter, MPA, Family Medicine Program Coordinator For many, the residency interview season is the final stretch of the residency application process. It’s the culmination of years of hard work and a chance to prove that you are the right candidate for your specialty. At Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) program, […]

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May 24, 2019

NGMC GME Family Medicine Faculty are Advocacy Minded

An advocate is essentially a compelling teacher – and it’s a core skill of our Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) Family Medicine Residency faculty. The long-term goal of advocacy is to influence the decision of a legislator. There are three main skills involved in advocating: educating yourself on the issues, quickly […]

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May 8, 2019

NGHS celebrates groundbreaking of new medical office building

Tuesday marked the start of construction for a new healthcare destination that will expand local access to primary care and other services, while also helping develop the physician leaders of tomorrow. Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) held a groundbreaking ceremony for Medical Park 2, a 72,000 square foot, three-story medical office building that will open […]

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April 3, 2019

Northeast Georgia Medical Center introduces first class of resident physicians

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is thrilled to introduce its first class of resident physicians. A total of 20 Internal Medicine and six General Surgery residents will begin their training at NGMC on July 1. Internal Medicine Residents Alex Adams, DO, Harrogate, Tennessee, Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine Moaz Ahmad, MBBS, Faisalabad, Pakistan, King […]

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March 15, 2019

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Graduate Medical Education Participates in First Match Day

The first class of residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) participated in National Match Day on Friday.  In the months leading up to Match Day, physicians applied to participate in the National Resident Matching Program and interviewed at schools across the nation.  After those interviews, residency programs rank preferred applicants – and vice versa.  […]

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March 1, 2019

Growth Minded Faculty=Growth Minded Residents

David Vicknair, MS, PhD

The investment Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) places into their Graduate Medical Education (GME) faculty development is one of several reasons why our Family Medicine GME is exceptional. In preparation for Family Medicine residents, the faculty continue to provide extraordinary patient care while simultaneously developing additional skills that will, in turn, develop outstanding residents. The GME faculty is engaging in team-based education to promote personal and professional growth.

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February 6, 2019

Meet Lisa Carter, MPA, NGMC’s Family Medicine Residency program coordinator

Lisa Carter, MPA | NGMC GME

We are thrilled to introduce Lisa Carter, MPA, as Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) Family Medicine residency program coordinator. Lisa has been furiously working behind the scenes to help NGMC earn initial accreditation from the ACGME for the Family Medicine residency program.

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