GME News & Updates


January 18, 2022

NGMC Receives Grant to Improve Patient Care to Underserved Communities

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has received a grant to further improve patient care to underserved communities by receiving the Technology Improvement Award Grant for $15,000 from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The purpose of the grant is to deliver technology improvement and health and digital equity to underserved communities impacted by […]

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December 27, 2021

Resident Wellness Highlighted in GHA Magazine

NGMC GME is so excited to share that NGHS’ employee support initiatives during the pandemic have been featured in the current issue of the Georgia Hospital Association’s magazine, twentyfourseven – including highlights of our work in resident wellness! Check out Dr. Reyes (Internal Medicine, PGY-1) and our EAP therapy dog, Gili, on the cover!

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December 14, 2021

Eight Internal Medicine Residents Match into Fellowships from NGMC

According to the AMA, with more than 10,000 applicants landing positions, the 2021 appointment year fellowship Match was the largest in record. Figures released by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) detail data behind matches – conducted in 2020 and early 2021 – for 68 subspecialties that will start this summer. Northeast Georgia Medical Center […]

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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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