BREAST, WOUND, AND PLASTIC CHIEF
As Chief Resident, on the Breast, Wound, and Plastic Rotation, the Resident 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 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.