5 Benefits of Seeing a Resident Physician

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 […]

Read More »

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. […]

Read More »

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, […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »