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

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 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 […]

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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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June 27, 2018

Why consider residency training at Northeast Georgia Medical Center?

Why NGMC | NGMC GME

Choosing the right residency program can be daunting. To ease your research and decision process, Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is here to offer more information about our emerging Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. Growth, Leadership and Excellence The incoming residents of 2019 will be the first in our new GME program and will have […]

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June 13, 2018

Graduate Medical Education program adds value to Gainesville, Hall County and the entire Northeast Georgia region

Benefits of GME program to the community

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is eagerly preparing to welcome its first internal medicine and general surgery resident physicians, who will arrive in July 2019. By 2024, NGMC anticipates 170 resident physicians across six different specialties – internal medicine, family medicine, general surgery, OB/GYN, psychiatry, and emergency medicine. The Graduate Medical Education (GME) program is […]

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May 25, 2018

Meet Charles Richart, MD, FACS, FCCM – General Surgery Program Director

Charles Richart, MD

Charles Richart, MD, FACS, FCCM, Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) medical director of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery – was named NGMC’s General Surgery Graduate Medical Education Program director in 2017. Dr. Richart has been instrumental in helping NGMC obtain Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accreditation for the general surgery […]

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