Resident Research Spotlight – Riaz Mahmood, DO

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 1, 2022

Resident Research Spotlight

Christopher Chew, MD, MPH Please introduce us to your childhood and family:I grew up in a bi-cultural home with my father being a first-generation American, immigrating from Malaysia while my mother was born and raised in Connecticut. I grew up in Connecticut and ultimately went on to play football in college at Western New England […]

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March 21, 2022

NORTHEAST GEORGIA MATCHES NEW CLASS OF RESIDENT PHYSICIANS

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – More physicians are on the way to care for people across the region, as Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) learned Friday who is joining the newest class of resident physicians this summer.   This fourth class of residents spans five specialties. Six General Surgery, 20 Internal Medicine, 12 Family Medicine, 12 Emergency Medicine […]

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February 16, 2022

Internal Medicine Resident has Three Articles published in Cureus Journal

Congratulations to Vidya Baleguli, MD for this amazing achievement! Read below for the summary of her research. Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) Encephalitis in a Non-Transplant Patient With Polymyositis HHV-6 infections are commonly described during the first three years of life during childhood. After primary infection, HHV-6 establishes latency like other herpes viral families. Roseola infantum, also […]

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December 14, 2021

Eight Internal Medicine Residents Match into Fellowships from NGMC

According to the AMA, with more than 10,000 applicants landing positions, the 2021 appointment year fellowship Match was the largest in record. Figures released by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) detail data behind matches – conducted in 2020 and early 2021 – for 68 subspecialties that will start this summer. Northeast Georgia Medical Center […]

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August 31, 2021

Perspectives from the Front Lines

by Nathaniel Kim, MD | Internal Medicine Resident, PGY-2 In the midst of the COVID pandemic, heroes and heroines come in many forms. Frontline workers, especially in the medical field, are often the most apparent and in the public eye during these challenging times. But one of my heroes during this pandemic showed up in […]

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July 2, 2021

Meet the Residents – Q&A!

There is no better way to get a sense of what training is like at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) than to talk with current residents. NGMC hosted a Zoom event where students asked Internal Medicine, General Surgery and Family Medicine residents those burning questions you all want to know! Here is how it went […]

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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 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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