Dr. Jim Kruer Wins 2022 Mark Silverman Award

September 20, 2022

Dr. Jim Kruer Wins 2022 Mark Silverman Award

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is so proud of NGMC Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, Dr. Jim Kruer as the recipient of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Georgia Chapter’s 2022 Mark Silverman Award! The Mark Silverman Award honors a member, Fellow, or Master in the Chapter who exemplifies devotion to his or her patients, […]

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August 12, 2022

Residents Connect through Food and Culture

Henry Colorado, MD, PGY-1, Internal Medicine Resident I was born in Bogota, Colombia and came to the U.S. when I was three years old. Growing up, food was an important aspect of our family dynamic; it was how we built a strong relationship within ourselves as well as with our Hispanic community. At an early […]

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August 4, 2022

Internal Medicine Residency Awards

Check out the awards given out at the inaugural Internal Medicine Residency Graduation! Faculty Awards  Outstanding Research Mentor – Dr. Gagan Kumar  Outstanding Inpatient Faculty Member – Dr. Franklin Fontem  Outstanding Ambulatory Faculty member – Drs. Idopise Umana and Bradley Pierce  Outstanding Subspecialty Faculty Member – Dr. Evegenia Korytnaya  Teacher of the Year – Dr. […]

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June 3, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight – Sheena Bhushan, MD

By Dheeraj Chilamakrui, MHA **​​​​Dr. Sheena Bhushan was named “Most Promising Intern Researcher” at the 2021-22 academic year Awards Banquet** Please introduce us to your childhood and family! I was born in California in a typical modern Punjabi-Indian family, where there was a lot of emphasis on academics and community service. Growing up, I wanted […]

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April 28, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight – Riaz Mahmood, DO

Congratulations to Dr. Riaz Mahmood, the new Chief Resident for Research. He will be starting in his new position on July 1. Here is a little bit more about Dr. Mahmood! Tell us about yourself! I was born in Pakistan and moved to the US when I was 11. I grew up in the small town […]

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December 14, 2021

Eight Internal Medicine Residents Match into Fellowships from NGMC

According to the AMA, with more than 10,000 applicants landing positions, the 2021 appointment year fellowship Match was the largest in record. Figures released by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) detail data behind matches – conducted in 2020 and early 2021 – for 68 subspecialties that will start this summer. Northeast Georgia Medical Center […]

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July 15, 2021

Inaugural Chief Residents

James Kruer, MD Internal Medicine Residency Program Director I am pleased to announce that the Internal Medicine (IM) residency program has named our inaugural PGY-3 chief residents for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. The PGY-3 chief program gives recognition to those who are willing to do something extra to improve our GME Internal Medicine […]

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April 13, 2021

What does achieving a “Ten Year” Accreditation look like?

James Kruer, MD, Internal Medicine Program Director How does a program become accredited? The Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency Program has received the initial “10 year” accreditation. How did this milestone actually happen? Let’s explore! Programs with a status of continued accreditation have an annual review of data by the Accreditation Council […]

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February 5, 2021

WHY ARE MENTORING RELATIONSHIPS SO IMPORTANT?

Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, Director of Research & Scholarly Activity A formal mentoring relationship provides support for the resident during an intense period of their training and it also provides a legacy moment for the mentor. Mentors take stock of how far they personally have traveled and can use the opportunity to pay it forward. […]

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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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