Reflecting on My First Year as an Internal Medicine Resident

May 31, 2023

Reflecting on My First Year as an Internal Medicine Resident

Dr. Silvia Cherian, PGY-1 Internal Medicine resident, shares her personal journey through her first year of residency below! Describe yourself and your journey in studying medicine.   Growing up, I had a fascination with physiology, pathophysiology and wellness. I saw how diseases, mild or severe, can impact someone’s quality of life. With the right doctor and adequate guidance, a […]

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May 3, 2023

Mental Health Awareness Month Is Every Month

PGY-1 Emergency Medicine resident Dr. Leyanet Gonzalez shares why you should prioritize mental health this month and every month! I always knew I wanted to be a physician. “Soñar no cuesta nada” – a phrase my parents consistently reminded me of growing up – translates into, “It doesn’t cost anything to dream.” They taught me […]

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April 5, 2023

Finding Fitness Success in Unexpected Places

PGY-3 Internal Medicine residents Dr. Celine Fadel and Dr. Abdullah Asreb reveal their secrets for a successful fitness journey below! Tell us about yourselves, where you’re from and how you got into medicine. Dr. Fadel – I’m from Virginia Beach, Virginia and completed my higher-level schooling in Blacksburg, Virginia. I made the choice to pursue […]

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April 3, 2023

Observing Ramadan as a Resident

Learn from Internal Medicine resident Dr. Schaza Rana about a day in the life of a Muslim resident during Ramadan! Hi, I’m Dr. Schaza Rana, one of the interns from the Internal Medicine Residency. Along with being a doctor, I’m a proud, practicing Muslim. Allow me to teach you about the holy month of Ramadan […]

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February 28, 2023

Managing Population Health

Learn from Northeast Georgia Health System’s Chief of Population Health, Dr. Antonio Rios, about what population health is and why it’s important to both patients and physicians. As the Chief of Population Health at NGHS, I frequently get the question, “What is population health?” Dr. David Kindig, a pediatrician at the University of Wisconsin, said, […]

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Maximizing Personal Wellness During Residency

Hossny Alaws, MD, PGY-2 Internal Medicine resident Being a resident is one of the most stressful experiences imaginable. Residents work long hours and push the envelope every day with their work ethic, thinking power, resilience and ability to cope with stress. Each and every one of us has his or her ways of coping with […]

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February 24, 2023

Residents and Faculty Reflect on Black History Month

Read on to find out what Black History Month means to our amazing residents and faculty! Erine Raybon-Rojas, MD Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program Director Director of Diversity & Inclusion for GME. Director of MICU Rotation, Critical CareBorn in Illinois; lived in Georgia since the age of four. As a black physician, I take […]

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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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October 25, 2022

Family Medicine Physicians win Top Award

Congratulations to Dr. Newton and Dr. Le Church, who were honored with two of the highest honors given by the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) on October 22, 2022 at their annual House of Delegates in Savannah. MAG honors four physicians and one non-physician for their contributions to the state and medicine annually. Dr. Newton […]

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September 20, 2022

Dr. Jim Kruer Wins 2022 Mark Silverman Award

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is so proud of NGMC Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, Dr. Jim Kruer as the recipient of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Georgia Chapter’s 2022 Mark Silverman Award! The Mark Silverman Award honors a member, Fellow, or Master in the Chapter who exemplifies devotion to his or her patients, […]

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