Congratulations to the Inaugural Transitional Year Residency 2024 Graduates

June 10, 2024

Congratulations to the Inaugural Transitional Year Residency 2024 Graduates

Our health system had an exciting weekend of graduation ceremonies, including the inaugural Transitional Year Residency class of 2024! NGMC is excited to have three graduates enter our residency programs here at NGMC! We wish everyone the best of luck and we hope all of your paths find you back to NGMC! Congratulations class of […]

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May 21, 2024

CV Fellowship PC elected to FACET board

Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Leadership News Senior Program Coordinator for the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Angela Lewis, M.Ed, MPH, C-TAGME, was recently elected to the Fellowship Administrators in Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) board as a Member-at-Large. Angela will assist the executive committee in achieving FACET’s goals and affecting the policies and […]

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October 3, 2023

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by reading two of our residents’ perspectives below! Amanda Lemus, MD PGY-1 Family Medicine Resident To me, Hispanic Heritage Month is about celebrating diversity and sharing our culture with others. My parents immigrated from Honduras and have raised me to be in touch with my roots. This month reminds me of […]

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August 25, 2023

A Simple Gardener: Cultivating Residents and Plants of All Types

Read why Internal Medicine residency faculty member Dr. Pierce considers himself a “simple gardener” of residents and plants, and how he cultivates both! I love gardening and always had what you might call a “green thumb.” I inherited the passion for gardening from my grandfather, who was a commercial farmer. As a young child, I […]

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June 16, 2023

Congrats to the 2023 Internal Medicine Graduates!

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) recently bid farewell to its second class of Internal Medicine residents, who are all hardwired for excellence! Six have been accepted into fellowship programs across the country, and three are returning to NGMC to complete their fellowships in the community that has become their home. Check out where our graduates […]

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May 31, 2023

Reflecting on My First Year as an Internal Medicine Resident

Dr. Silvia Cherian, PGY-1 Internal Medicine resident, shares her personal journey through her first year of residency below! Describe yourself and your journey in studying medicine.   Growing up, I had a fascination with physiology, pathophysiology and wellness. I saw how diseases, mild or severe, can impact someone’s quality of life. With the right doctor and adequate guidance, a […]

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April 5, 2023

Finding Fitness Success in Unexpected Places

PGY-3 Internal Medicine residents Dr. Celine Fadel and Dr. Abdullah Asreb reveal their secrets for a successful fitness journey below! Tell us about yourselves, where you’re from and how you got into medicine. Dr. Fadel – I’m from Virginia Beach, Virginia and completed my higher-level schooling in Blacksburg, Virginia. I made the choice to pursue […]

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April 3, 2023

Observing Ramadan as a Resident

Learn from Internal Medicine resident Dr. Schaza Rana about a day in the life of a Muslim resident during Ramadan! Hi, I’m Dr. Schaza Rana, one of the interns from the Internal Medicine Residency. Along with being a doctor, I’m a proud, practicing Muslim. Allow me to teach you about the holy month of Ramadan […]

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February 28, 2023

Managing Population Health

Learn from Northeast Georgia Health System’s Chief of Population Health, Dr. Antonio Rios, about what population health is and why it’s important to both patients and physicians. As the Chief of Population Health at NGHS, I frequently get the question, “What is population health?” Dr. David Kindig, a pediatrician at the University of Wisconsin, said, […]

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Maximizing Personal Wellness During Residency

Hossny Alaws, MD, PGY-2 Internal Medicine resident Being a resident is one of the most stressful experiences imaginable. Residents work long hours and push the envelope every day with their work ethic, thinking power, resilience and ability to cope with stress. Each and every one of us has his or her ways of coping with […]

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