Residents will be able to evaluate, diagnose, and manage critically ill surgical patients through interactions within the Intensive Care Unit and operating room. Residents will learn how to interpret results from data, understand the uses of the equipment, become facile in the insertions of central venous catheters, hemodynamic monitoring using tans-thoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, arterial lines jugular venous monitoring, nanojejoule feeding catheters, intubation, tracheostomy, percutaneous tracheostomy, and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

Goals & 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 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.