First House Staff Organization Co-Presidents Elected

January 30, 2020

First House Staff Organization Co-Presidents Elected

Congratulations to newly elected co-presidents of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) House Staff Organization (HSO), Internal Medicine resident Aman “Amy” Kaur, D.O., and General Surgery resident Elaine Mirabile, M.D. The House Staff Organization is a forum that is required by the ACGME for all Sponsoring Institutions. The HSO allows residents […]

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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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December 14, 2018

Priscilla Strom, MD, Named Associate Program Director for NGMC’s General Surgery Residency Program

We are thrilled to announce that Priscilla Strom, MD, has been named the associate program director for Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) General Surgery Residency Program. As associate program director, Dr. Strom will assist Dr. Charles Richart, NGMC General Surgery Residency Program director, in a variety of ways. Strom and several other faculty members are interviewing […]

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November 6, 2018

Publishing Research in NGMC’s Residency Programs

NGMC resident research | NGMC GME

The Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) GME program has big plans for training all of our residents and faculty on how to write and publish their own research, case studies and more in peer-review scientific journals. Our ultimate goal in promoting publishing research in our programs is to help others across the country and world […]

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October 24, 2018

Meet Karen Vigueras, Residency Management Software Coordinator for NGMC’s GME program

Karen Vigueras | NGMC GME

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is eager to introduce Karen Vigueras as the Residency Management Software (RMS) coordinator for our Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. Vigueras joined Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) in 2015 as a recruiting assistant in Human Resources (HR). During her time in HR, Vigueras was part of the recruiting team that hired […]

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September 27, 2018

Meet Kylene Smartis, NGMC’s GME General Surgery program coordinator

Kylene Smartis

We are proud to introduce Kylene Smartis as the Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) General Surgery program coordinator. Kylene joined the GME team in 2017 after spending four years in various other positions within Northeast Georgia Health System. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from California Baptist University and […]

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September 20, 2018

Meet Nathan Creel, MD, General Surgeon in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Nathan Creel, MD | NGMC GME

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is proud to introduce Nathan Creel, MD, General Surgeon in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Dr. Creel’s role in the Graduate Medical Education (GME) program is to train residents in the areas of trauma surgery, critical care and acute care surgery and to provide mentorship for budding surgeons. Dr. Creel’s […]

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September 14, 2018

Northeast Georgia General Surgery Residency Teaching Hospitals

Dr. Richart teaching | NGMC GME

The incoming class of general surgery residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), in July 2019, will have the unique opportunity to train at multiple medical center locations across northeast Georgia. The residents in our Graduate Medical Education (GME) program will spend a majority of their time training at our two flagship hospitals – NGMC […]

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September 4, 2018

Internal Medicine Residency Mentoring Programs at Northeast Georgia Medical Center

Mentoring Program | NGMC GME

Incoming residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center will find that mentoring is an integral part of our medical education program. Our mentoring program is designed to promote ongoing engagement and learning, and to provide an opportunity for residents and physicians to both teach and support each other in a mutually beneficial relationship. The Program Director […]

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July 25, 2018

NGMC’s Quest for Excellence / Providing the Best for our Residents

Quest for Excellence | NGMC GME

There are many reasons to choose Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) for your residency, one of which is our continuous quest for excellence. At NGMC, our faculty physicians, hospital leadership, residents and staff are committed to setting the highest standards for patient care, professional education, teaching and training. Northeast Georgia Health System is known for […]

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