News & Announcements

  • Athens

Dyrbye to Give Lecture: “Physician Burnout:  Why it Matters to Patients and Healthcare”

With physician burnout reaching epidemic levels, the Augusta University/ University of Georgia Medical Partnership is proud to host a lecture with a leading professional on the topic, Dr. Lotte Dyrbye.

  • Athens

Medical Partnership, St. Mary’s congratulate residents matching for fellowships

The Internal Medicine Residency Program, a joint effort of the Augusta University/ University of Georgia Medical Partnership and St. Mary’s Health Care System, is pleased to announce that three members of the initial residency class that began practicing in 2015 have matched in fellowships across the country.

  • Augusta

Nearly 200 MCG faculty recognized for teaching efforts

Nearly 200 faculty of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University have been recognized with Exemplary Teaching Awards for their contributions to students and residents at the state’s medical school.

  • Augusta

Applications being accepted for MCG programs aimed at diversifying the physician workforce

High school and college students from across the country learn how to best prepare themselves to apply to medical school and get a feel for medical school life at a one-day conference or a longer intensive summer program, both hosted by the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

  • Augusta

High doses of vitamin D rapidly reduce arterial stiffness in overweight/obese, vitamin-deficient Afr

In just four months, high-doses of vitamin D reduce arterial stiffness in young, overweight/obese, vitamin-deficient, but otherwise still healthy African-Americans, researchers say.

  • Athens

Researchers find new genes that regulate blood pressure

Researchers at the University of Georgia have identified several new genes that influence how the body regulates blood pressure. This may help scientists develop novel blood pressure treatments or even allow them to tailor prevention strategies for individuals based on their genes.

  • Athens

Medical Partnership announces upcoming guest lecture by Robert Centor, MD, MACP

The Augusta University/ University of Georgia Medical Partnership announces Robert M. Centor, MD, MACP, will deliver a lecture, “Pharyngitis 2017: New Thoughts and Challenges,” on Monday, November 27, at noon in Russell Hall, Room 241 on the University of Georgia Health Sciences Campus.

  • Athens

Community service by Medical Partnership students keep Halloween fun for all

Looking forward to Thanksgiving, we are grateful to have so many students interested in consistently giving back to the community. Medical Partnership students volunteer their time in numerous fashions, including working with Mercy Clinic, running mobile sports clinics at local public schools, forming community health projects, and giving health screenings at the West Broad Farmer’s Market and the Salvation Army. In addition to the routine events and projects, the students recently planned two Halloween community events that allowed them to directly interact with the community outside of a clinical setting.

  • Athens

The Medical Partnership hosts its largest Student and Resident Summer Research Symposium to date

Simultaneous to the Medical College of Georgia’s Medical Scholars Research Day, the Medical Partnership hosted its largest annual Research Symposium to date in terms of participation on September 20, 2017.

  • Athens

UGA researchers collaborate to study stress-related resistance to vaccines

Stress experienced during childhood could make vaccines less effective for some people, and researchers from the University of Georgia want to find out why.