GME News & Updates


December 6, 2021

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Matches First Class of Cardiovascular Disease Fellows

Six new physicians will soon see local cardiology patients, thanks to a new medical education program at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC). Earlier this week, NGMC faculty and staff learned which physicians will be in the inaugural class of the hospital’s cardiovascular disease fellowship program and begin seeing patients on July 1, 2022: Cardiovascular Disease […]

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November 17, 2021

Dr. Monica Newton Wins Georgia Family Medicine Educator of the Year Award

Surrounded by her family and peers, Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Family Medicine Residency Program Director, Dr. Monica Newton, was shocked and humbled to receive the prestigious Georgia Family Medicine Educator of the Year award. The award was presented by the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) at their annual scientific assembly earlier this month. […]

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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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September 24, 2021

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Announces Initial Accreditation for Cardiovascular Disease and Hospice Palliative Medicine Fellowship Programs

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is taking the next step in its journey to empower the physician leaders of tomorrow, now that it received initial accreditation for Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship programs by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). With the launch of the state’s most forward-thinking heart […]

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September 15, 2021

Shine a Light, Speak its Name

National Physician Suicide Awareness Day September is Suicide Prevention Month, and September 17 was National Physician Suicide Awareness Day.  We recognize this day to create awareness about the epidemic of physician suicide, to remember colleagues lost to suicide, and to fight against the stigma of physicians seeking mental health support. Fast Facts Physicians die by […]

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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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August 24, 2021

TAGME Leadership

Donna Brown

Congratulations to Donna Brown, director of Graduate Medical Education at Northeast Georgia Medical Center! Donna has been elected to be on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for Training Administrators for Graduate Medical Education, or TAGME. TAGME is an organization that is dedicated to the administrators who run Graduate Medical Education programs. This […]

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July 21, 2021

Fellowship Fever! How Can Faculty Help?

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

James Kruer, MD Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program ERAS is open for fellowships! NGMC has a healthy list of PGY-3 Internal Medicine residents, plus our Chief Resident Dr. Rachana Mendpara, whose applications are in – hoping to get noticed and invited to interview. Here are a few tips when it comes to fellowships! Networking […]

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July 15, 2021

Inaugural Chief Residents

James Kruer, MD Internal Medicine Residency Program Director I am pleased to announce that the Internal Medicine (IM) residency program has named our inaugural PGY-3 chief residents for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. The PGY-3 chief program gives recognition to those who are willing to do something extra to improve our GME Internal Medicine […]

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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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