Dr. Jim Kruer Wins 2022 Mark Silverman Award

September 20, 2022

Dr. Jim Kruer Wins 2022 Mark Silverman Award

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is so proud of NGMC Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, Dr. Jim Kruer as the recipient of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Georgia Chapter’s 2022 Mark Silverman Award! The Mark Silverman Award honors a member, Fellow, or Master in the Chapter who exemplifies devotion to his or her patients, […]

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August 12, 2022

Residents Connect through Food and Culture

Henry Colorado, MD, PGY-1, Internal Medicine Resident I was born in Bogota, Colombia and came to the U.S. when I was three years old. Growing up, food was an important aspect of our family dynamic; it was how we built a strong relationship within ourselves as well as with our Hispanic community. At an early […]

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August 4, 2022

Internal Medicine Residency Awards

Check out the awards given out at the inaugural Internal Medicine Residency Graduation! Faculty Awards  Outstanding Research Mentor – Dr. Gagan Kumar  Outstanding Inpatient Faculty Member – Dr. Franklin Fontem  Outstanding Ambulatory Faculty member – Drs. Idopise Umana and Bradley Pierce  Outstanding Subspecialty Faculty Member – Dr. Evegenia Korytnaya  Teacher of the Year – Dr. […]

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August 1, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight – Dr. Oluseyi Abidoye

By Dheeraj Chilamakuri, MHADr. Abidoye was recognized as the Overall Resident Researcher for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. What was your childhood and family like? I was originally born in the United Kingdom, but I was brought up in Nigeria and come from a family of five children. I am the fourth born and the youngest […]

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April 28, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight – Riaz Mahmood, DO

Congratulations to Dr. Riaz Mahmood, the new Chief Resident for Research. He will be starting in his new position on July 1. Here is a little bit more about Dr. Mahmood! Tell us about yourself! I was born in Pakistan and moved to the US when I was 11. I grew up in the small town […]

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April 25, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight – Young Min Cho, MD

By Dheeraj Chilamakuri, MHA Please introduce us to your childhood and family. “Half-Korean and half-Argentinean” is the first thing that comes to mind when describing my childhood. I was born in Seoul, South Korea. However, due to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, my family had to seek better economic opportunities in Argentina. I was […]

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July 15, 2021

Inaugural Chief Residents

James Kruer, MD Internal Medicine Residency Program Director I am pleased to announce that the Internal Medicine (IM) residency program has named our inaugural PGY-3 chief residents for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. The PGY-3 chief program gives recognition to those who are willing to do something extra to improve our GME Internal Medicine […]

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April 13, 2021

What does achieving a “Ten Year” Accreditation look like?

James Kruer, MD, Internal Medicine Program Director How does a program become accredited? The Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Internal Medicine Residency Program has received the initial “10 year” accreditation. How did this milestone actually happen? Let’s explore! Programs with a status of continued accreditation have an annual review of data by the Accreditation Council […]

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March 8, 2021

MATCH DAY 2021

2020 was a year we won’t soon forget, especially in the world of medicine. A welcome constant among the uncertainty, however, is Match Day. Match Day happens every March, and it’s always met with anticipation and excitement. Obtaining a Doctor of Medicine degree is a wonderful achievement. Before you’re allowed to treat patients, however, you […]

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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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