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AU/UGA Medical Partnership, St. Mary’s fill all positions in Internal Medicine Residency Program

The Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership Internal Medicine Residency Program (IMRP) at St. Mary’s has announced another successful Match Day. The program filled all residency positions to welcome its eighth class of internal medicine residents in Athens. “We are honored once again to have received so many truly exceptional applicants to our program,” said Dr. Lela Ward, program director …Read More


SGMC Maintains Gold Recognition for Cardiac Care

Each year the American College of Cardiology (ACC) recognizes hospitals for their participation in the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR). South Georgia Medical Center received the Chest Pain- MI Registry Award (Gold) for the care of cardiac patients for the second consecutive year.     This accomplishment demonstrates sustained, top-level performance in quality of care and adherence to guideline recommendations for …Read More