BREAST, WOUND AND PLASTIC
Residents will be able to evaluate, diagnose, and manage patients with benign and malignant breast disease. Residents will perform, under appropriate graduated supervision: ultrasound-guided and stereotactic biopsies, simple mastectomy, modified radical mastectomy, Skin-sparing mastectomy, nipple-sparing mastectomy, lumpectomy with appropriate margins for DCIS and invasive cancer, axillary dissection, sentinel node dissection, excisional breast biopsy, wire-localized excision biopsy, and related procedures of the breast. Residents will work as part of an interdisciplinary team to develop multidisciplinary treatments of breast cancer. Residents will present at Tumor Board. Residents will participate in wound clinic once a week and learn the basics of wound care.ScheduleGoals & Objectives
Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is a 557-bed acute care hospital in Gainesville, Georgia, and serves as the major participating site for the residency program. NGMC serves as a regional tertiary referral center with level II trauma designation, serving over 1,400 trauma patients per year.
Since 1951, Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has been on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. With hospitals located in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega, the four NGMC campuses have a total of more than 750 beds and more than 1,200 medical staff members representing more than 60 specialties. NGMC is part of Northeast Georgia Health System, a non-profit that cares for more than one million people across more than 19 counties.
- Medical Library available to residents and faculty with study areas, computer workspace and resources available 24/7.
- Resident work areas with computer access work stations 24/7 available in the North Patient Tower and the Trauma/Acute Care Surgery Clinic.
- Simulation laboratory available 24/7 in GME area.