YOU’VE GOT THIS!

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 19, 2020

LIFE STILL HAPPENS, EVEN DURING RESIDENCY

Amy Bailey, MD, FAAFP When I started my Family Medicine residency, it was such a wonderful feeling to be surrounded by people who had the same goal as I had – to become a fantastic Family Medicine physician. There were twelve of us, and we were all eager to begin our three-year journey. However alike […]

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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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August 14, 2019

Teaching Excellence

Monica Newton, DO, MPH, FAAFP, Family Medicine Residency Program Director Teaching is one of the core competencies of our Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) Family Medicine faculty. This fall, we’ve been co-teaching in partnership with our internal medicine colleagues for what we call an Inpatient Refresher series. This series was a […]

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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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March 1, 2019

Growth Minded Faculty=Growth Minded Residents

David Vicknair, MS, PhD

The investment Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) places into their Graduate Medical Education (GME) faculty development is one of several reasons why our Family Medicine GME is exceptional. In preparation for Family Medicine residents, the faculty continue to provide extraordinary patient care while simultaneously developing additional skills that will, in turn, develop outstanding residents. The GME faculty is engaging in team-based education to promote personal and professional growth.

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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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