GME News & Updates


April 8, 2024

Practicing With a Purpose: Why Three Former Residents Chose to Stay at Northeast Georgia Health System

They came for residency. They stayed for a career. Read the inspiring stories behind three former residents and how they came to call northeast Georgia home. Georgia on Her Mind For Victoria Timmermans, MD, the choice to practice at Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) after completing her medical training here was an easy one. “The […]

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April 4, 2024

April 2024 Center for Simulation and Innovation Updates

Read more below to see what our Center for Simulation and Innovation has been up to! Immersive Simulation Experience: Navigating Trauma Scenarios in the Emergency Department In the bustling environment of the emergency department, a simulated trauma scenario unfolds with precision and intensity, overseen by leaders of the emergency department and trauma services (Dr. Vassy, […]

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When Family Medicine Meets Public Health

Meet PGY-2 Family Medicine resident Dr. Sonia Richards and learn how her passion for both medicine and public health led her to serve underserved individuals through a partnership with local paramedics. My first encounter with Northeast Georgia Medical Center was in 1997 when I came to Gainesville from Florida to teach nursing at Brenau University. […]

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March 19, 2024

NGMC increases number 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.   The organization’s sixth class spans seven specialties and increases the number of residents in each specialty to: NGMC also has 18 […]

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March 8, 2024

Meet Our New Family Medicine Chief Residents!

NGMC GME would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Shany Freund Maravankin and Dr. Nathan Boys as its newest Family Medicine Chief Residents! Hear what they have to say about their new leadership roles below! “I am thrilled to be a part of the Family Medicine’s leadership as Chief Resident! My plan as Chief […]

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February 29, 2024

March 2024 Center for Simulation and Innovation Updates

Read more below to see what our Center for Simulation and Innovation has been up to! Enhancing Emergency Preparedness with an Interdisciplinary Approach in Labor and Delivery Units In a recent series of in situ simulations conducted at the Gainesville campus in labor and delivery and mother/baby units, healthcare professionals engaged in hands-on training to […]

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February 28, 2024

Happy Ramadan from NGMC GME!

PGY-2 Emergency Medicine resident Dr. Hawa Henderson introduces you to Ramadan as well as herself! Read more below! A Little About Me I’m Dr. Hawa Henderson. I was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a doctor. Something that has always kept me motivated […]

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February 1, 2024

Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Awarded Full Accreditation

We are pleased to announce the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship program has been awarded full accreditation for the next 10 years by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). This accreditation review verifies that our program meets the highest standards as it pertains to training the next generation of cardiologists. We are thrilled at this […]

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January 8, 2024

NGHS receives national recognition for its simulation center

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Patients of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) can expect improved, safer patient outcomes as well as reduced costs thanks to leading training practices that recently received national recognition.  NGHS’s simulation center was recently accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, an international organization that promotes the advancement of simulation-based education for […]

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December 22, 2023

NGMC matches new class of fellows in cardiovascular disease

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – More physicians are on the way to care for patients with cardiovascular disease as Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) learned who is joining the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship program. Six Cardiovascular Disease fellows have matched with NGMC, bringing the total to 18 fellows training in heart health. This third class of Cardiovascular Disease […]

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