Emergency Department

Residents will have a dedicated rotation in the Emergency Department with a 70/30 split between Gainesville and Braselton Emergency Departments. Pediatric shifts are integrated into every emergency department block.

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Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton Emergency Medicine

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton is a 100-bed hospital located approximately 16 miles from the NGMC Gainesville campus. NGMC Braselton opened in 2015. Emergency Medicine Residents will rotate at NGMC Braselton which is a smaller, suburban hospital that sees 50,000 ED visits annually. The hospital includes an ICU, cath lab, and multiple surgical specialties.
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Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville Emergency Medicine

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Gainesville is a 557-bed acute care hospital in Gainesville, Georgia, and serves as the major participating site for the residency program. It serves as a regional tertiary referral center with level II trauma designation, serving over 1,400 trauma patients per year. NGMC serves over 18 counties in a population area of more than 1.5 million, and provides care to over 580,000 patients per year. NGMC Gainesville is a large, busy county emergency department and referral center that sees over 100,000 visits a year. It has nearly all sub-specialty services available for 24-hour consultation. The multi-disciplinary emergency department staff includes chaplains, respiratory therapists, interpreters, pharmacists and social workers.