Fellowship Fever! How Can Faculty Help?

July 21, 2021

Fellowship Fever! How Can Faculty Help?

James Kruer, MD | NGMC GME

James Kruer, MD Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program ERAS is open for fellowships! NGMC has a healthy list of PGY-3 Internal Medicine residents, plus our Chief Resident Dr. Rachana Mendpara, whose applications are in – hoping to get noticed and invited to interview. Here are a few tips when it comes to fellowships! Networking […]

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July 15, 2021

Inaugural Chief Residents

James Kruer, MD Internal Medicine Residency Program Director I am pleased to announce that the Internal Medicine (IM) residency program has named our inaugural PGY-3 chief residents for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. The PGY-3 chief program gives recognition to those who are willing to do something extra to improve our GME Internal Medicine […]

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July 2, 2021

Meet the Residents – Q&A!

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 know! Here is how it went […]

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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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April 13, 2021

What does achieving a “Ten Year” Accreditation look like?

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 […]

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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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March 8, 2021

MATCH DAY 2021

2020 was a year we won’t soon forget, especially in the world of medicine. A welcome constant among the uncertainty, however, is Match Day. Match Day happens every March, and it’s always met with anticipation and excitement. Obtaining a Doctor of Medicine degree is a wonderful achievement. Before you’re allowed to treat patients, however, you […]

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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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July 17, 2020

OPPORTUNITIES AND SUPPORT FOR PUBLISHING AT NORTHEAST GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER

Congratulations to Dr. Hasan Choudhury and Dr. Riyadh Al-Rubaye who are now published! Dr. Al-Rubaye received notice that their case report of Rhabdomyolysis in a COVID-19 patient was accepted in the Journal of Case Reports. The official publication will come out in August 2020. “I am very proud and impressed with this scholarly activity,” says […]

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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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