Thank you for your interest in residency education sponsored by the Augusta University/University of Georgia (AU/UGA) Medical Partnership.
The Internal Medicine Residency Program, a joint effort of the AU/UGA Medical Partnership and St. Mary’s Health Care System, received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in January 2014 becoming Athens, Georgia’s first medical residency program. The ACGME approved 10 positions for Internal Medicine residents to begin their training in July 2015, with plans for the program to grow to 30 residents by 2017.
The AU/UGA Medical Partnership is a collaborative effort between Augusta University and the University of Georgia is addressing the critical shortage of physicians in the state. The partnership combines the significant instructional and research resources of UGA, the state’s flagship land-grant research university, with the expertise of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
St. Mary’s Health Care System, a not-for-profit hospital is a member of Trinity Health Inc. St. Mary’s Hospital is licensed for 196 beds. It offers a comprehensive range of services to the surrounding community and northeast Georgia and is the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding quality of care.
We hope you are excited about what the AU/UGA Medical Partnership program and St. Mary’s Hospital has to offer!