As Chief Resident of the General Surgery Red Rotation (2), the resident will be ultimately be responsible for all the clinical decision-making on the Red Surgery Service, with attending supervision. The Chief Resident will determine appropriate evaluation strategies and follow-up plans general surgery. The Chief Residents will perform operative procedures which may include: hepatobiliary reconstructions, pancreatic procedures, complex re-operative general surgery, complex recurrent hernia surgery which may include abdominal wall reconstruction and major operations for life threatening general emergencies; to include Trauma when covering call, with attending supervision per the Resident Supervision Policy. Residents will participate in at least two outpatient clinics per week.

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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 has a long history of providing high quality care and has been recognized nationally by Truven, HealthGrades, CareChex and others as a top performing hospital, as well as recognition from the Atlanta Journal/Constitution as a top employer. 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.
  • 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.