Practicing With a Purpose: Why Three Former Residents Chose to Stay at Northeast Georgia Health System

April 8, 2024

Practicing With a Purpose: Why Three Former Residents Chose to Stay at Northeast Georgia Health System

They came for residency. They stayed for a career. Read the inspiring stories behind three former residents and how they came to call northeast Georgia home. Georgia on Her Mind For Victoria Timmermans, MD, the choice to practice at Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) after completing her medical training here was an easy one. “The […]

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April 4, 2024

April 2024 Center for Simulation and Innovation Updates

Read more below to see what our Center for Simulation and Innovation has been up to! Immersive Simulation Experience: Navigating Trauma Scenarios in the Emergency Department In the bustling environment of the emergency department, a simulated trauma scenario unfolds with precision and intensity, overseen by leaders of the emergency department and trauma services (Dr. Vassy, […]

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When Family Medicine Meets Public Health

Meet PGY-2 Family Medicine resident Dr. Sonia Richards and learn how her passion for both medicine and public health led her to serve underserved individuals through a partnership with local paramedics. My first encounter with Northeast Georgia Medical Center was in 1997 when I came to Gainesville from Florida to teach nursing at Brenau University. […]

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February 1, 2024

Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Awarded Full Accreditation

We are pleased to announce the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship program has been awarded full accreditation for the next 10 years by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). This accreditation review verifies that our program meets the highest standards as it pertains to training the next generation of cardiologists. We are thrilled at this […]

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July 31, 2023

NGHS Employee Take Two: From Patient Care Tech to Family Medicine Resident

Malachi Groover grew up in the world of medicine: His father is a doctor, specializing in hospice and palliative care. When Groover was 15, he joined his father, a few family members and a medical team on a mission trip to Ethiopia.   For several weeks, Groover got to see his father in action, as the […]

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July 5, 2023

NGMC Graduates Its Inaugural Class of Family Medicine Residents

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) recently celebrated its graduating inaugural class of Family Medicine residents, who are now board-certified family medicine physicians! Several are staying in the state of Georgia, including Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, to practice. Check out where our graduates are headed next below. Maria “Allie” Angel, MD NGPG Family Medicine Oakwood, GA […]

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June 27, 2023

Research Day Award Winners 2023

Research Day, hosted annually by GME Research & Scholarly Activity, gives residents and fellows the opportunity to present their completed research project posters to faculty and staff and have them scored by a panel of judges. It is the culmination of an entire academic year’s worth of scholarly activity and designed to celebrate research excellence […]

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June 16, 2023

Congrats to the 2023 Internal Medicine Graduates!

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) recently bid farewell to its second class of Internal Medicine residents, who are all hardwired for excellence! Six have been accepted into fellowship programs across the country, and three are returning to NGMC to complete their fellowships in the community that has become their home. Check out where our graduates […]

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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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