YOU’VE GOT THIS!

June 5, 2020

YOU’VE GOT THIS!

by MONICA NEWTON, DO, MPH – FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM DIRECTOR I cannot think of a more challenging time in medicine. The ripple effect of COVID-19 on life has trickled into every aspect of our being – from social life, professional life to personal life. The social isolation has made many wonder if they have […]

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April 28, 2020

LEAVING A LEGACY

Devin Vicknair, Ph.D., LPC, Behavioral Health Faculty with the Family Medicine Residency program at NGMC, shares his incredible story about leaving a legacy, and how what we’re doing today in GME, impacts our tomorrow.

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February 19, 2020

LIFE STILL HAPPENS, EVEN DURING RESIDENCY

Amy Bailey, MD, FAAFP When I started my Family Medicine residency, it was such a wonderful feeling to be surrounded by people who had the same goal as I had – to become a fantastic Family Medicine physician. There were twelve of us, and we were all eager to begin our three-year journey. However alike […]

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February 6, 2020

MONICA NEWTON, DO, MPH, FAAFP – COMMISSION ON EDUCATION APPOINTMENT

At Work | NGMC GME

NGMC GME Family Medicine Program Director, Dr. Monica Newton, has been appointed to the National Commission on Education through the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). In this role, Dr. Newton will be tasked with the important work of framing the curriculum for Family Medicine physicians. Additionally, Dr. Newton will serve on the Subcommittee on […]

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January 8, 2020

Meet Leslie David, M.D., Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program

Leslie David, MD | NGMC GME

As a child, growing up on the Caribbean Island of Antigua, Dr. David’s desire for learning and helping others was instilled in him at an early age by his parents. They believed that education was the key to unlocking many doors of opportunity and that his level of compassion and a willingness to help others […]

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August 14, 2019

Teaching Excellence

Monica Newton, DO, MPH, FAAFP, Family Medicine Residency Program Director Teaching is one of the core competencies of our Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) Family Medicine faculty. This fall, we’ve been co-teaching in partnership with our internal medicine colleagues for what we call an Inpatient Refresher series. This series was a […]

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July 23, 2019

Emotional Intelligence

by Devin Vicknair, MS, PhD What is Emotional Intelligence (EI)? Emotional intelligence can be best understood through four areas: Self-awareness: recognize and label your emotions, motivation, and mood; Self-management: controlling impulses, judgment, adaptability and directing mood; Social-awareness: empathizing with others and in tune with how people tend to function; Social skills: connecting, teamwork, and communication. […]

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June 20, 2019

Interview Season Preparedness

Lisa Carter, MPA, Family Medicine Program Coordinator For many, the residency interview season is the final stretch of the residency application process. It’s the culmination of years of hard work and a chance to prove that you are the right candidate for your specialty. At Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) program, […]

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March 1, 2019

Growth Minded Faculty=Growth Minded Residents

David Vicknair, MS, PhD

The investment Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) places into their Graduate Medical Education (GME) faculty development is one of several reasons why our Family Medicine GME is exceptional. In preparation for Family Medicine residents, the faculty continue to provide extraordinary patient care while simultaneously developing additional skills that will, in turn, develop outstanding residents. The GME faculty is engaging in team-based education to promote personal and professional growth.

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February 1, 2019

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Announces Accreditation for Family Medicine Residency Program

NGMC Family Medicine Residency Program | NGMC GME

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (GME) for its Family Medicine residency program.

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