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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November 19, 2019

The Importance of Academic Posters

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

James Kruer, MD – Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program It was a wonderful announcement to send out to residents, faculty, and supporters that all ten of the NGMC GME Internal Medicine Interns who submitted posters to the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Physicians (GAACP) this year were accepted for presentation at the […]

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November 1, 2019

Meet Our 2020 GA ACP Vice-Chair

Internal Medicine resident physician Riaz Mahmood, DO, MS (PGY-1) was elected Vice-Chair of the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) for the July 2020-June 2021 term. Dr. Mahmood’s primary responsibility is to support the chair in advocating for all the internal medicine residents across Georgia. This will include presiding over meetings in […]

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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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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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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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March 15, 2019

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Graduate Medical Education Participates in First Match Day

The first class of residents at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) participated in National Match Day on Friday.  In the months leading up to Match Day, physicians applied to participate in the National Resident Matching Program and interviewed at schools across the nation.  After those interviews, residency programs rank preferred applicants – and vice versa.  […]

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November 29, 2018

Meet Rebecca Hayes, NGMC’s new Internal Medicine Residency Program coordinator

Rebecca Hayes | NGMC GME

We are excited to introduce Rebecca Hayes as the new Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency Program coordinator. “Rebecca is a great fit for our program and brings vast experience in Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Lean Six Sigma,” said Dr. James Kruer, Internal Medicine Program director. “She will be able to hit […]

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November 13, 2018

Meet Antonio Rios, MD, core faculty member for the Internal Medicine residency program

We are excited to spotlight Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency program faculty member Antonio Rios, MD. Dr. Rios is a practicing physician in Internal Medicine at NGMC and has been an integral part of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) and Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) since 1999. Dr. Rios currently serves as […]

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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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