Inaugural Chief Residents

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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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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