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January 8, 2020

Meet Leslie David, M.D., Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program

Leslie David, MD | NGMC GME

As a child, growing up on the Caribbean Island of Antigua, Dr. David’s desire for learning and helping others was instilled in him at an early age by his parents. They believed that education was the key to unlocking many doors of opportunity and that his level of compassion and a willingness to help others […]

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December 30, 2019

Meet James Rinehart, Director of Simulation and Clinical Skills

Meet our new Director of Simulation and Clinical Skills, Jim Rinehart. Jim’s impressive work history first began with serving in the United States Marine Corps. After completing his term, Jim received his Paramedic Certificate from Davenport University in Grand Rapids, MI. Before then, Jim received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Grand Valley State […]

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December 9, 2019

5 Benefits of Seeing a Resident Physician

Since the groundbreaking ceremony of Medical Park 2 in May, the building has undergone tremendous progress – see the aerial proof to the right! The 72,000 square foot, three-story medical office building will open along Jesse Jewell Parkway in July 2020. Along with the NGPG Surgical Associates moving to Medical Park 2, and NGPG Pulmonology […]

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November 19, 2019

The Importance of Academic Posters

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

James Kruer, MD – Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program It was a wonderful announcement to send out to residents, faculty, and supporters that all ten of the NGMC GME Internal Medicine Interns who submitted posters to the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Physicians (GAACP) this year were accepted for presentation at the […]

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November 12, 2019

NGMC Announces New Program Director for Emergency Medicine Physician Residency

Dr. Mugele

Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) program has announced Josh Mugele, MD, as its newest program director for the planned Emergency Medicine residency program. “NGMC is the bedrock for emergency care in our region, as evidenced by the more than 150,000 emergency department visits across our hospitals each year,” said John E. Delzell, […]

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November 1, 2019

Meet Our 2020 GA ACP Vice-Chair

Internal Medicine resident physician Riaz Mahmood, DO, MS (PGY-1) was elected Vice-Chair of the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) for the July 2020-June 2021 term. Dr. Mahmood’s primary responsibility is to support the chair in advocating for all the internal medicine residents across Georgia. This will include presiding over meetings in […]

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October 21, 2019

NGHS Named One of the Nations’ Most Wired Hospitals & Health Systems for Sixth Time

CHIME Most Wired Logo

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) has been recognized as one of the nation’s Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems of 2019, according to data released by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).  NGHS is recognized as a Most Wired health system for the sixth time, this year as a certified level 8 health […]

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September 19, 2019

NGMC’s Graduate Medical Education Program Launches Inaugural Lectureship

Dr. Jennings and Dr. Valentine

On October 10, local medical professionals, resident physicians and the community will have an opportunity to learn from a leading physician expert during the inaugural Henry S. Jennings, Jr., MD, Visiting Lectureship in Medical Humanities. C. Michael Valentine, MD, MACC, FAHA, FSCAI, will present “Physician, Heal Thyself – Finding More Joy and Less Burnout in the […]

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August 14, 2019

Teaching Excellence

Monica Newton, DO, MPH, FAAFP, Family Medicine Residency Program Director Teaching is one of the core competencies of our Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) Family Medicine faculty. This fall, we’ve been co-teaching in partnership with our internal medicine colleagues for what we call an Inpatient Refresher series. This series was a […]

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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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