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

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 22, 2021

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Matches New Class of Resident Physicians

As our region continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainties that have gone along with it, National Match Day is a pleasant reminder that some things have remained constant. On Friday, Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) faculty and staff learned who their newest class of resident physicians are — an announcement that happens […]

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February 22, 2021

What are Mentee Responsibilities?

Louise Jones, PhD, MEd – Director of Research & Scholarly Activity We have discussed the responsibilities of a mentor, so now let’s explore the mentee duties! Summary of Mentee Responsibilities “Appreciative Inquiry is the cooperative search for the best in people, their organizations, and the world around them . . . AI involves the art […]

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February 12, 2021

Responsibility of Mentors and Getting Started!

Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, Director of Research & Scholarly Activity How do you prepare for mentoring? The biggest factor with mentoring is that it takes time and mental effort. You shouldn’t commit to mentoring if you just don’t have the time or brain space to invest in the relationship. What some find more manageable, is […]

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April 1, 2020

WELCOME ERISKEL LEGETTE

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) is thrilled to welcome Eriskel Legette as the new Program Coordinator for the Internal Medicine Residency program. Eriskel will be working alongside Dr. James Kruer and playing a vital role in the daily activities of the Internal Medicine residents. Eriskel has been with NGMC for 10 […]

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December 9, 2019

5 Benefits of Seeing a Resident Physician

Since the groundbreaking ceremony of Medical Park 2 in May, the building has undergone tremendous progress – see the aerial proof to the right! The 72,000 square foot, three-story medical office building will open along Jesse Jewell Parkway in July 2020. Along with the NGPG Surgical Associates moving to Medical Park 2, and NGPG Pulmonology […]

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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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June 20, 2019

Interview Season Preparedness

Lisa Carter, MPA, Family Medicine Program Coordinator For many, the residency interview season is the final stretch of the residency application process. It’s the culmination of years of hard work and a chance to prove that you are the right candidate for your specialty. At Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) program, […]

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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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