Internal Medicine Residency

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About The Program

Northeast Georgia Medical Center's (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency Program is a three-year training program offering residents extensive clinical experience. Our curriculum helps IM residents develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to evaluate, diagnose and manage internal medicine patients. Internal Medicine residents participate in a broad spectrum of patient care cases ranging from preventive care to complex cases such as:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • High blood pressure
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Cancer

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Program Information

How to Apply

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Faculty

Our faculty is dedicated to creating an environment that helps our residents learn & develop.

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Residents

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Curriculum

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Locations

Internal Medicine residents train at multiple locations across Northeast Georgia.

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Living Here

You will be surprised at everything Gainesville, GA has to offer.

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Why NGMC

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Contact Information
James Kruer, MD, FACPProgram Director Rebecca HayesProgram Coordinator 770-219-8734 Internal Medicine Residency Main internalmedicinecoordinator@nghs.com Internal Medicine Residency Email
FAQs
Why Internal Medicine at NGMC?

Northeast Georgia Health System provides a unique opportunity for Internal Medicine resident training. Our community-based hospital system serves almost one million people in more than 18 counties across Northeast Georgia.

NGMC Gainesville offers a facility with more than 700 beds and a vast pathology due to our unique patient population. Along with these features, the most significant reason an Internal Medicine resident will succeed with NGMC is because of our system’s strong belief in building a successful Internal Medicine Residency Program.

The support for our new Internal Medicine residency program is evident throughout our facility. From our state-of-the-art call room for residents and the Office of GME to our hospitalist program and subspecialists that help to develop our residency, we’ve created an environment for growth & development. With this solid foundation, concrete operations, and support from the overall health system, our residency boasts a growth-minded, positive atmosphere where all residents can thrive on their path to become exemplary physicians.

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How are the IM Rotations Organized?

Internal Medicine residents at NGMC have the unique opportunity to work one-on-one with experienced faculty who provide care for patients in all areas of internal medicine.

The Internal Medicine Residency schedule will include monthly rotations in various specialties with direct supervision. The rotations are designed to focus on producing internal medicine physicians who are ready to step out into the practicing environment.

Rotations will be performed at:

What is the Internal Medicine Curriculum?

Internal Medicine Residency years vary in curriculum. At the beginning of residency for PGY-1 residents, all interns will participate in an extended didactic schedule, focusing on professional and clinical skills to provide the foundation for their competency development throughout their residency.

Hands-on activities and directed practice of patient care will be a pivotal component of the IM Residency training. NGMC GME internal medicine faculty will also assist with helping you integrate into the culture of the Northeast Georgia Health System and the Gainesville community.

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Salary, Benefits and Insurance

Internal Medicine Resident Annual Salary – 2019-2020

  • PGY-1 – $55,000
  • PGY-2 – $57,500
  • PGY-3 – $59,500

Paid Days Off (PDO)

  • PGY-1 and PGY-2 – up to 20 days
  • PGY-3 – up to 22 days

Educational Stipend 

  • PGY-1    $800
  • PGY-2   $1,500
  • PGY-3 and above $3,000

Other Benefits

Residents will also receive health insurance including pharmacy benefits, vision coverage, life insurance, short and long term disability, 401k and relocation coverage.

Insurance Information

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NGMC GME detailed salary and benefit information.