Responsibility of Mentors and Getting Started!

February 12, 2021

Responsibility of Mentors and Getting Started!

Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, Director of Research & Scholarly Activity How do you prepare for mentoring? The biggest factor with mentoring is that it takes time and mental effort. You shouldn’t commit to mentoring if you just don’t have the time or brain space to invest in the relationship. What some find more manageable, is […]

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February 5, 2021

WHY ARE MENTORING RELATIONSHIPS SO IMPORTANT?

Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, Director of Research & Scholarly Activity A formal mentoring relationship provides support for the resident during an intense period of their training and it also provides a legacy moment for the mentor. Mentors take stock of how far they personally have traveled and can use the opportunity to pay it forward. […]

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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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December 3, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions about Research Opportunities at Northeast Georgia Medical Center GME

NGMC has provided patients within our community the opportunity to participate in clinical trials since 1996. Historically, our research effort has been focused on offering clinical trials in the areas of oncology and cardiology. Due to the continued hard work and efforts of our research nurse managers as well as our clinical research team, our […]

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October 21, 2020

Welcome Kalpana Prasad, MD, Program Director for Planned Psychiatry Residency Program

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Graduate Medical Education is thrilled to announce Kalpana Prasad, MD as its newest program director for the planned Psychiatry residency program at NGMC. Dr. Prasad attended medical school at King George Medical College in Lucknow, India. After medical school, she moved to England where she completed her British Psychiatry Residency […]

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August 7, 2020

FROM VOLUNTEER TO FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENT

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 […]

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July 6, 2020

VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS

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, […]

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June 5, 2020

YOU’VE GOT THIS!

by MONICA NEWTON, DO, MPH – FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM DIRECTOR I cannot think of a more challenging time in medicine. The ripple effect of COVID-19 on life has trickled into every aspect of our being – from social life, professional life to personal life. The social isolation has made many wonder if they have […]

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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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