Graduate Medical Education at Northside Gwinnett

Graduate Medical Education at Northside Gwinnett

We are happy that you are considering our hospital as an institute to continue your medical training. As an affiliate of Northside Hospital, you will train in a medical center of excellence that provides high-quality health care.

Currently we offer the following ACGME approved postgraduate programs: Internal Medicine - Preliminary Year, Categorical Positions Family Medicine - Categorical Positions, Transitional Year Program as well as a Sports Medicine Fellowship. Our Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Programs have Osteopathic Recognition which allow trainees the potential for board-certification in both allopathic and osteopathic medicine. Our well-credentialed core faculty consisting of Doctors of Osteopathic and Allopathic Medicine are dedicated to ensuring our residents and fellows have the highest quality clinical experience and extensive medical training during their time in our programs.

GME’s goal is to recruit, train and place primary care providers in Georgia. We at GME are dedicated to offering highest quality graduate medical education programs and we hope that you consider us to achieve your medical career goals.

Why GME?

icon 1

  • One of the Fastest growing Regions in the nation
  • Diverse Faculty, Resident and Patient Population
  • Excellent Post-Graduate Placements
  • Active Arts, Culture, Sports and Music Scene in the area

Icon 2

  • Comprehensive Inpatient and Primary Care Experiences
  • Academic Internal Medicine Partners
  • Robust Simulation Education Through Diane Clark SIM Lab

Icon 3

  • Onsite Wellness Coordinator
  • Focus on Resident well-being and Work Life Balance
  • Resident Retreats and Wellness Activities
  • Individual Wellness Assessments

Icon 4

  • > 250 outpatient facilities & 5 hospitals in Georgia
  • > 1700 Beds and growing
  • 4,100+ physicians on staff and > 25,500+ employees
  • Nearly 5 million patient encounters annually

GME Programs

We offer THREE residency programs and a fellowship in the following ACGME-approved postgraduate programs: Internal Medicine - Preliminary Year, Categorical Positions; Family Medicine - Categorical Positions; Transitional Year Program; as well as a Sports Medicine Fellowship. GME offers many Academic Half Days, Journal clubs, virtual and in-person learning experiences, CME opportunities and furthering education programs.

Join one of our highly prized residency or fellowship positions at Northside Gwinnett. Explore our programs below:

internal medicine

Internal Medicine Residency

Our Residents are offered a broad and thorough exposure to comprehensive general internal medicine while retaining the flexibility to meet the needs of the professional goals of each individual resident.


Family Medicine Residency

Our residents are exposed to all aspects of Family Medicine, providing them with the knowledge and skills to practice and deliver excellent health care.

Transitional Year

Transitional Year Residency

This one-year program is designed to provide Transitional Year residents the opportunity to experience a variety of specialties throughout their internships


Sports Medicine Fellowship

This program enables primary care physicians to develop expertise in the area of sports medicine with the joint cooperation of Northside Hospital departments including Family Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Concussion Institute.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Mark Darrow photo
Mark D. Darrow, MD, FACP Specialty: Designated Institutional Official
Patel photo
Nidhip Patel, DO, FACP, FAAP, DABOM, CHSE Specialty: Program Director Internal Medicine and Osteopathic Recognition Program Director
Matthew Darrow, MD Specialties: Program Director, Transitional Year Residency
Amimi S. Osayande MD, FAAFP Specialties: Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
Dr. Powers
Joseph Powers, MD Specialties: Program Director, Sports Medicine

Contact Graduate Medical Education at Northside Hospital Gwinnett

Graduate Medical Education
1000 Medical Center Boulevard
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Bethany Tingelhoff, Institutional Coordinator

Tingelhoff photo