IT’S STORYTIME…

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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August 18, 2020

Top 5 Science Based Body Language Habits that Will Help You Have a Great Video Conference

Video conferencing is here to stay, which means it’s more important than ever to learn how to conduct ourselves through the medium – but many of us seem committed to sticking to our old, bad video habits. For example, raise your hand if you’ve realized 20 minutes into a video conference that your laptop camera […]

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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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March 30, 2020

STAYING WELL DURING COVID-19

by Holly Stewart, BSW, MSOLDirector of Resident Wellness In the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most of us can say that we’ve never experienced anything quite like this in our lifetime. Whether you are a front line healthcare worker caring for sick patients with limited resources, or you are homebound and adjusting to a new way of […]

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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 10, 2020

THE MAGIC OF RUNNING FOR DIO, DR. JOHN DELZELL

Our DIO is a busy man with a lot of responsibilities. Building one of the largest graduate medical education programs in the state of Georgia takes tenacity, a vast amount of knowledge, and an ability to handle high levels of stress. Learn how our DIO finds time to manage it all-and realize that putting your […]

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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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July 23, 2019

Emotional Intelligence

by Devin Vicknair, MS, PhD What is Emotional Intelligence (EI)? Emotional intelligence can be best understood through four areas: Self-awareness: recognize and label your emotions, motivation, and mood; Self-management: controlling impulses, judgment, adaptability and directing mood; Social-awareness: empathizing with others and in tune with how people tend to function; Social skills: connecting, teamwork, and communication. […]

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May 24, 2019

NGMC GME Family Medicine Faculty are Advocacy Minded

An advocate is essentially a compelling teacher – and it’s a core skill of our Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) Family Medicine Residency faculty. The long-term goal of advocacy is to influence the decision of a legislator. There are three main skills involved in advocating: educating yourself on the issues, quickly […]

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March 1, 2019

Growth Minded Faculty=Growth Minded Residents

David Vicknair, MS, PhD

The investment Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) places into their Graduate Medical Education (GME) faculty development is one of several reasons why our Family Medicine GME is exceptional. In preparation for Family Medicine residents, the faculty continue to provide extraordinary patient care while simultaneously developing additional skills that will, in turn, develop outstanding residents. The GME faculty is engaging in team-based education to promote personal and professional growth.

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