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 […]Read More »
What does achieving a “Ten Year” Accreditation look like?
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 […]Read More »
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 […]Read More »
Maria Angel, MD HOW DID YOUR VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE AT NORTHEAST GEORGIA HEALTH SYSTEM (NGHS) COME ABOUT? In high school I knew that I was interested in the medical field. I grew up in the Suwanee/Duluth area, so I began researching and discovered the Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) Teen Volunteer program. I applied for the […]Read More »
Residency training is one of the most exciting chapters in a medical student’s journey. After years of preparation, they are finally ready to join a graduate medical education (GME) program, where they will work at a hospital that offers training in their specialty. Today, doctors are in high demand in every corner of the world, […]Read More »