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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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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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December 9, 2019

5 Benefits of Seeing a Resident Physician

Since the groundbreaking ceremony of Medical Park 2 in May, the building has undergone tremendous progress – see the aerial proof to the right! The 72,000 square foot, three-story medical office building will open along Jesse Jewell Parkway in July 2020. Along with the NGPG Surgical Associates moving to Medical Park 2, and NGPG Pulmonology […]

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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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May 24, 2019

NGMC GME Family Medicine Faculty are Advocacy Minded

An advocate is essentially a compelling teacher – and it’s a core skill of our Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) Family Medicine Residency faculty. The long-term goal of advocacy is to influence the decision of a legislator. There are three main skills involved in advocating: educating yourself on the issues, quickly […]

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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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February 4, 2019

Monica Newton, DO, MPH Named Program Director for NGMC’s Family Medicine Residency Program

Monica Newton, DO | NGMC GME

We are excited to introduce Monica Newton, DO, MPH, chair of Primary and Urgent Care for Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, as the program director for the newly ACGME accredited NGMC Family Medicine Residency Program.

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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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