What are Mentee Responsibilities?

February 22, 2021

What are Mentee Responsibilities?

Louise Jones, PhD, MEd – Director of Research & Scholarly Activity We have discussed the responsibilities of a mentor, so now let’s explore the mentee duties! Summary of Mentee Responsibilities “Appreciative Inquiry is the cooperative search for the best in people, their organizations, and the world around them . . . AI involves the art […]

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February 12, 2021

Responsibility of Mentors and Getting Started!

Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, Director of Research & Scholarly Activity How do you prepare for mentoring? The biggest factor with mentoring is that it takes time and mental effort. You shouldn’t commit to mentoring if you just don’t have the time or brain space to invest in the relationship. What some find more manageable, is […]

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December 18, 2020

COVID-19 and the Holidays… Having that Difficult Conversation

People walking down the street lit with Christmas lights

Devin Vicknair, PhD Faculty, NGMC Family Medicine Residency Program The holiday season is upon us! Typically, this is a time for family get-togethers, parties, pot-luck work lunches, and tons of merriment. Can we still celebrate during COVID-19? Yes, we can – but like everything else, it will look and feel different. It’s not uncommon for […]

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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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