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January 30, 2023

Happy Lunar New Year!

The year of the Rabbit! Being gentle natured, curious and high spirited, the Rabbit represents longevity, peace, prosperity and hope — all things we are hopeful for this year! The Lunar New Year is a momentous annual event practiced by billions of individuals throughout the world. Here at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, we are grateful […]

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December 22, 2022

Dr. Aditya Ghosh Elected Chair of the American College of Physicians – GA Chapter Resident Council 

Internal Medicine resident physician (PGY-2) Aditya Ghosh, MD, was elected Chair of the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) for the 2023 term. Dr. Ghosh’s primary responsibility is to advocate for all the internal medicine residents across Georgia. This will include presiding over meetings, organizing community outreach events for residents, traveling to the Georgia capital […]

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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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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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