Residents will evaluate, diagnose, and manage patients with an emphasis on GYN Oncologic Surgery and Pelvic Floor Surgery. Residents will develop and execute patient care plans, and demonstrate the ability to make appropriate and timely decisions with respect to the operative procedure of a patient. Residents will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of pain and symptom control for postoperative patients. Residents will learn management of malignant bowel obstruction, routine drain and catheter management, and the necessity of fluid and electrolyte replacements in patient undergoing complex cancer surgery.ScheduleGoals & Objectives
Northeast Georgia Medical Center – GainesvilleNortheast 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.