Meet the Residents Q&A

July 13, 2021

Meet the Residents Q&A

Brittany Barthelemy, DO, Family Medicine Resident 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 […]

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June 24, 2021

Sleep & Fatigue

Holly Stewart, MS, Director of GME Wellness How to Recognize Sleep Deprivation and Fatigue Sleep deprivation and fatigue interfere with concentration, cognition, fine motor tasks, decision making, and emotional stability. It can impact your ability to safely care for patients and can compromise your own safety and wellbeing – particularly when it comes to driving […]

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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 1, 2021

Explaining the Different Types of Mentors

Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, Director of Research & Scholarly Activity General Faculty Mentors Each resident is assigned a specific faculty-mentor who acts as their program guide, career advisor, and support source. Typically, residents get together with their mentors monthly or quarterly, with more sessions set up as needed. There may be an element of “assessor” […]

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January 6, 2021

Guiding Tips for a Healthy Mind

Samantha Grant, MD

Samantha Grant, MD – PGY-1 Family Medicine Resident I Walked into the Exam Room… I walked into the exam room to see my patient who presented with the complaint of difficulty sleeping. After asking some questions, I discovered that her mood was persistently low, she barely had the energy to manage her tasks at work […]

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October 9, 2020

IT’S STORYTIME…

Nervous yet? Ah yes, virtual interview season. These words are likely to bring sweaty palms and heart palpitations to many a resident candidate across this great land. Zoom? Skype? What to wear? What to say? Is this thing on? It’s all a little overwhelming. Some people talk more when they are nervous, some go completely […]

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March 20, 2020

MATCH DAY IS HERE!

Match Day 2020 Logo

So, what exactly is Match Day? Obtaining a Doctor of Medicine degree is a wonderful achievement. Before you’re allowed to treat patients, however, you need to complete more training to become the specific kind of doctor you want to be – it’s called residency training, and it all starts on Match Day. Match Day is […]

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February 19, 2020

LIFE STILL HAPPENS, EVEN DURING RESIDENCY

Amy Bailey, MD, FAAFP When I started my Family Medicine residency, it was such a wonderful feeling to be surrounded by people who had the same goal as I had – to become a fantastic Family Medicine physician. There were twelve of us, and we were all eager to begin our three-year journey. However alike […]

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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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