GME News & Updates


July 5, 2023

NGMC Graduates Its Inaugural Class of Family Medicine Residents

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) recently celebrated its graduating inaugural class of Family Medicine residents, who are now board-certified family medicine physicians! Several are staying in the state of Georgia, including Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, to practice. Check out where our graduates are headed next below. Maria “Allie” Angel, MD NGPG Family Medicine Oakwood, GA […]

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June 27, 2023

Research Day Award Winners 2023

Research Day, hosted annually by GME Research & Scholarly Activity, gives residents and fellows the opportunity to present their completed research project posters to faculty and staff and have them scored by a panel of judges. It is the culmination of an entire academic year’s worth of scholarly activity and designed to celebrate research excellence […]

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June 16, 2023

Congrats to the 2023 Internal Medicine Graduates!

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) recently bid farewell to its second class of Internal Medicine residents, who are all hardwired for excellence! Six have been accepted into fellowship programs across the country, and three are returning to NGMC to complete their fellowships in the community that has become their home. Check out where our graduates […]

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May 31, 2023

Reflecting on My First Year as an Internal Medicine Resident

Dr. Silvia Cherian, PGY-1 Internal Medicine resident, shares her personal journey through her first year of residency below! Describe yourself and your journey in studying medicine.   Growing up, I had a fascination with physiology, pathophysiology and wellness. I saw how diseases, mild or severe, can impact someone’s quality of life. With the right doctor and adequate guidance, a […]

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May 15, 2023

Let’s talk about anxiety

Anxiety is real I had my first panic attack just before medical school. I was going through a traumatic event and stressed about how that would affect my medical school journey, suddenly it occurred to me, “what if I can’t go to medical school?” It’s those what-ifs that get you – and suddenly it snowballs […]

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May 5, 2023

Portion Swapping: One small bite for mankind

Written by: Nathan E. Boys, DO | Family Medicine Resident (PGY-1) Dave is 49 years old. Dave is obese, has high blood pressure and high cholesterol. He was recently told by his physician that losing weight would help improve his blood pressure and cholesterol. His physician recommended he make adjustments to his diet by implementing portion swapping. Dave […]

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May 3, 2023

Mental Health Awareness Month Is Every Month

PGY-1 Emergency Medicine resident Dr. Leyanet Gonzalez shares why you should prioritize mental health this month and every month! I always knew I wanted to be a physician. “Soñar no cuesta nada” – a phrase my parents consistently reminded me of growing up – translates into, “It doesn’t cost anything to dream.” They taught me […]

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April 18, 2023

We are all learners

As a K-5 certified teacher for the past seven years, 31-year-old Gainesville resident Michelle Ingram, can spot a fellow teacher a mile away. “My insurance brought me to NGPG Family Medicine for a check-up, but Dr. Freund made me stay,” says Michelle. Dr. Shany Freund, a Family Medicine resident, has been practicing at NGPG Family […]

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April 11, 2023

STIs: What are they & how can I prevent them?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are incredibly common. In fact, nearly 20 million people in the United States get an STI each year. Sexually transmitted infections, also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are infections that are passed from one person to another through sexual contact. There are over 20 types of sexually transmitted infections, which […]

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