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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May 8, 2019

NGHS celebrates groundbreaking of new medical office building

Tuesday marked the start of construction for a new healthcare destination that will expand local access to primary care and other services, while also helping develop the physician leaders of tomorrow. Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) held a groundbreaking ceremony for Medical Park 2, a 72,000 square foot, three-story medical office building that will open […]

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April 3, 2019

Northeast Georgia Medical Center introduces first class of resident physicians

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is thrilled to introduce its first class of resident physicians. A total of 20 Internal Medicine and six General Surgery residents will begin their training at NGMC on July 1. Internal Medicine Residents Alex Adams, DO, Harrogate, Tennessee, Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine Moaz Ahmad, MBBS, Faisalabad, Pakistan, King […]

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March 15, 2019

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Graduate Medical Education Participates in First Match Day

The first class of residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) participated in National Match Day on Friday.  In the months leading up to Match Day, physicians applied to participate in the National Resident Matching Program and interviewed at schools across the nation.  After those interviews, residency programs rank preferred applicants – and vice versa.  […]

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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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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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August 28, 2018

What NGMC Internal Medicine Program Director, James A. Kruer, MD, FACP, is Looking for in Incoming Residents

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

We are excited to begin interviewing and selecting residents for our inaugural internal medicine residency class that will begin in July 2019. Candidates can start applying through ERAS on September 15, 2018.  Interviews will begin soon afterwards in October. When choosing residents for our internal medicine program, James A. Kruer, MD, FACP, Program Director for […]

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May 16, 2018

Meet James Kruer Jr., MD – Internal Medicine Residency Program Director

James Kruer, Jr. MD,

James Kruer Jr., MD, Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, joined our team with more than 20 years’ clinical and education experience in graduate medical education (GME). Before taking the helm to lead NGMC’s internal medicine residency program, he served as program director for internal medicine at St. Mary Mercy Hospital, […]

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