The Inpatient Internal Medicine Admitting rotation is a valuable experience for residents to learn assessment of patients’ initial presentation, form differentials, and plan for work-up. Admitting rotation is a necessary opportunity for residents to improve and build their foundation to become a competent, knowledgeable, and well-rounded physician. Residents will build their medical knowledge through the exposure to different pathologies and management of patients, improve upon their communication and interpersonal skills with patients, families, subspecialists, and medical staff. Besides the valuable experience, residents will have the opportunity to do research, study, and build on their medical knowledge of different medical illnesses that are common in hospital medicine. Residents will have the opportunity to present at grand rounds at the end of their rotation. Residents are also expected to complete the readings of The Thinker’sScheduleGoals & 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.