U.S. Congressman Rick Allen tours GRU

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) toured Georgia Regents University and spoke with faculty members about GRU’s cyber education program and future plans for university facilities. In addition to the GRU campus, Allen also visited Georgia Regents Medical Center’s Emergency Department and spoke with medical staff about initiatives they are implementing to strengthen emergency care and address … Continue reading U.S. Congressman Rick Allen tours GRU

Training opportunity for volunteers needed to help during a crisis

Each year, hundreds of communities across the country find themselves in crisis mode awaiting the response of fire departments, EMS, and police. Unfortunately, during these crisis events, public safety is overtasked. Compounded with downed trees and other obstructions, the response can be delayed for several hours or, in worse case scenarios, several days. Identifying a … Continue reading Training opportunity for volunteers needed to help during a crisis

Portrait unveiling of former MCG physician

Dr. James Becton,  clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at the Medical College of Georgia, poses with artist Tom Neilsen and Mrs. Hester Bliven for the unveiling of a portrait of the late Dr. Floyd E. Bliven, Jr. painted by Neilsen. The portrait was presented to Bliven’s friends and family at a gathering at the Augusta … Continue reading Portrait unveiling of former MCG physician

Igniting the Dream of Medicine conference offers practical advice to potential med students

Annual program planned for Saturday, Feb. 28 Growing up the son of a critical care nurse, first-year Medical College of Georgia student Matt Rivera said he always knew he wanted a career in health care. Spending his childhood in rural Statenville, Georgia, population 4,057, where the nearest hospital is nearly 30 miles away in Valdosta, … Continue reading Igniting the Dream of Medicine conference offers practical advice to potential med students

Compensation committees to meet March 23

AUGUSTA, Ga. – There will be a meeting of the Compensation Committees of MCG Health, Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Center, and MCG Health System, Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Health System, at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the Human Resources Building at 1515 Pope Ave. For more information, call Kelly … Continue reading Compensation committees to meet March 23

Hobbs elected President-Elect of Association of Departments of Family Medicine

Dr. Joseph Hobbs, Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, is the new President-Elect of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine. Hobbs was elected at the recent annual meeting of the association, which represents the chairmen and other senior administrators of about 150 Departments … Continue reading Hobbs elected President-Elect of Association of Departments of Family Medicine

GRU Equality Clinic wins national award

The founders of Georgia Regents University’s student-run Equality Clinic have been named the 2015 recipients of the American Medical Student Association/Gay and Lesbian Medical Association’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Achievement Award. The award, which provides national recognition to medical students who make significant and innovative contributions to the advancement of LGBT health, will … Continue reading GRU Equality Clinic wins national award

Art for Heart Fundraiser Sale

The Georgia Regents University Biomedical Student Association (BSA) will be selling original artwork donated by student members to benefit the CSRA American Heart Association’s Heartwalk. We invite all friends and family to join us at The Book Tavern on Friday, Feb. 27  for a pre-sale & reception from 7-9 p.m. The Art Sale will then … Continue reading Art for Heart Fundraiser Sale

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