WellStar Health Systems Resident 1st Yr GME Program in marietta, Georgia


At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Program Year 1 Resident in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Ob/Gyn, and Transitional Year Residency Program.


Residents must be able to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.

Residents must be able to competently perform all medical, diagnostic, and surgical procedures considered essential for the area of practice.

Residents must demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical, epidemiological and social-behavioral sciences, as well as the application of this knowledge to patient care.

Residents must demonstrate the ability to investigate and evaluate their care of patients, to appraise and assimilate scientific evidence, and to continuously improve patient care based on constant self-evaluation and life-long learning.

Residents are expected to develop skills and habits to be able to meet the following goals:

1) identify strengths, deficiencies, and limits in one’s knowledge and expertise;

2) set learning and improvement goals;

3) identify and perform appropriate learning activities;

4) systematically analyze practice using quality improvement methods, and implement changes with the goal of practice improvement;

5) incorporate formative evaluation feedback into daily practice;

6) locate, appraise, and assimilate evidence from scientific studies related to their patients’ health problems;

7) use information technology to optimize learning; and,

8) participate in the education of patients, families, students, residents and other health professionals.

Residents must demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in the effective exchange of information and collaboration with patients, their families, and health professionals.


RequiredMinimumEducation: MD or DO degree, NRMP Resident MATCH with sponsoring institution.

RequiredMinimumExperience: as described by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

RequiredMinimumCertification: May require an ECFMG Certificate if graduated from a foreign/international medical school

RequiredMinimumSkills: as described by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

This application is only available to applicants who have matched to the KH GME programs through the NRMP for the 2019 academic year.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital

Category Physicians

City Marietta

Shift Various

State Georgia