Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) has hired Mark D. Darrow, MD, FACP, as director of its new graduate medical education program. By July 2014, GMC will offer graduate medical education (GME) through the establishment of residency programs in internal medicine and family medicine.
Dr. Darrow joined GMC from South East Area Health Education Center, a non-profit organization based in Wilmington, N.C., that provides medical training and education. He was also the Vice President for Graduate Medical Education at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.
GMC will provide rotations at both hospitals in Duluth and Lawrenceville and at a local family health center.
“The addition of these two primary care training programs will help alleviate the shortage of resident physicians in Georgia and produce more primary care physicians for the state of Georgia who currently ranks 45th in the nation for the number of primary care physicians per 100,000 population,” said Phil Wolfe, president and CEO of GMC.