The Importance of Academic Posters

November 19, 2019

The Importance of Academic Posters

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

James Kruer, MD – Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program It was a wonderful announcement to send out to residents, faculty, and supporters that all ten of the NGMC GME Internal Medicine Interns who submitted posters to the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Physicians (GAACP) this year were accepted for presentation at the […]

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December 20, 2018

Meet Larry Dudas, MD, faculty member and attending physician at NGMC

Larry Dudas | NGMC GME

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) would like to introduce Larry Dudas, MD, to the Graduate Medical Education (GME) program as an internal medicine faculty member. By using evidence-based teaching in a fun and engaging learning environment, his goal as an NGMC Internal Medicine Residency Program faculty member is to train residents to be the best […]

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November 29, 2018

Meet Rebecca Hayes, NGMC’s new Internal Medicine Residency Program coordinator

Rebecca Hayes | NGMC GME

We are excited to introduce Rebecca Hayes as the new Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency Program coordinator. “Rebecca is a great fit for our program and brings vast experience in Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Lean Six Sigma,” said Dr. James Kruer, Internal Medicine Program director. “She will be able to hit […]

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November 13, 2018

Meet Antonio Rios, MD, core faculty member for the Internal Medicine residency program

We are excited to spotlight Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency program faculty member Antonio Rios, MD. Dr. Rios is a practicing physician in Internal Medicine at NGMC and has been an integral part of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) and Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) since 1999. Dr. Rios currently serves as […]

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November 6, 2018

Publishing Research in NGMC’s Residency Programs

NGMC resident research | NGMC GME

The Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) GME program has big plans for training all of our residents and faculty on how to write and publish their own research, case studies and more in peer-review scientific journals. Our ultimate goal in promoting publishing research in our programs is to help others across the country and world […]

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October 24, 2018

Meet Karen Vigueras, Residency Management Software Coordinator for NGMC’s GME program

Karen Vigueras | NGMC GME

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is eager to introduce Karen Vigueras as the Residency Management Software (RMS) coordinator for our Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. Vigueras joined Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) in 2015 as a recruiting assistant in Human Resources (HR). During her time in HR, Vigueras was part of the recruiting team that hired […]

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October 15, 2018

NGMC names Director of GME Research and Scholarly Activity

NGHS clinical trials | NGMC GME

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has offered patients in our community the opportunity to participate in advanced clinical research trials for over 20 years.  The Office of Research Administration at NGMC provides patients with new therapeutic treatments through participation in numerous research studies available in the areas of cardiology, oncology and other specialties. Our expert physicians, […]

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October 4, 2018

Simulation Training for Internal Medicine residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center

NGMC Simulation | NGMC GME

Simulation training at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is integral in training Internal Medicine residents to become hardwired for excellence.  Simulation training will provide opportunities to improve interdisciplinary teamwork and communication skills during response emergencies. The training lab allows residents to perfect technical skills through errors that will not harm patients and allows practicing physicians to […]

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September 19, 2018

Meet Zach Dunkerly, MBA, GME Director of Patient Safety and Quality at Northeast Georgia Medical Center

Zach Dunkerly | NGMC GME

Above all else, Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) values patient safety and quality of care. Zach Dunkerly, MBA, Graduate Medical Education (GME) Director of Patient Safety and Quality, is eager to lead us to our goals of maintaining excellence in these areas. As Director of Patient Safety & Quality for the GME program, Dunkerly is developing […]

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September 4, 2018

Internal Medicine Residency Mentoring Programs at Northeast Georgia Medical Center

Mentoring Program | NGMC GME

Incoming residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center will find that mentoring is an integral part of our medical education program. Our mentoring program is designed to promote ongoing engagement and learning, and to provide an opportunity for residents and physicians to both teach and support each other in a mutually beneficial relationship. The Program Director […]

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