Nursing Students Go Beyond the Text Books with SGMC Cardiovascular Internship

06/21/2017

Valdosta State University senior nursing students Amy Wilson and Tyler Hunter received certificates marking their completion of South Georgia Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Internship Program on June 21.

SGMC Patients Now Have Access to Valdosta Daily Times

06/21/2017

As of this June 19, SGMC volunteers have reinstated newspaper delivery to designated areas around the campus to support our patients connection with the community while they are in the facility.

Edwards Joins SGMC as Administrator of Physician Services

06/19/2017

South Georgia Medical Center welcomes Jeffrey S. Edwards, CPA, CMA, CMPE, as the Administrator of Physician Services.

SGMC Berrien Campus Nurses Receive Excellence Awards

06/15/2017

SGMC Berrien Campus honored three employees in celebration of Nurse’s Week. SGMC asked nurses and nursing support staff to nominate one registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, and certified nursing assistant for a Nursing Excellence Award. The winners were Sarah Kester, RN, Brooks Heath, LPN, and Camaron Clanton, CNA.

SGMC Lanier Campus Nurses Receive Excellence Awards

06/14/2017

SGMC Lanier Campus honored three employees in celebration of Nurse’s Week. SGMC asked nurses and nursing support staff to nominate one registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, and certified nursing assistant for a Nursing Excellence Award. The winners were Angela Sirmans, RN, Elena Ortiz, LPN, and Safiya Rickman, CNA, who all work in the Medical Surgical Unit.

Warren Receives DAISY Nursing Award

06/13/2017

South Georgia Medical Center named Sheila Warren, RN on 4 South, as the June DAISY Award Recipient for Extraordinary Nurses.

SGMC Receives Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

06/12/2017

The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

Youth Commit Summer to Healthcare Experience

06/08/2017

South Georgia Medical Center welcomed 34 youth volunteers to its annual summer program, Canopy of Care. Participants are students between the ages of 14 and 17 whose responsibilities vary from patient care/interaction, administrative support, to surgical and outpatient services support.

National EMS Week

05/23/2017

In honor of National EMS Week, SGMC would like to recognize David Bauch, SGMC EMS Director.

SGMC Welcomes New CEO

05/23/2017

At a called meeting of the Hospital Authority of Valdosta & Lowndes County, GA on Tuesday, May 23, C. Ross Berry was confirmed as SGMC’s new chief executive officer.

Community Encouraged to Fish for the Foundation

05/19/2017

SGMC Foundation is hosting a charity bass fishing tournament to benefit the Jay Shaw Scholarship Fund on June 17 at Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Lakeland.

Pre Med Student Completes Cardiovascular Internship at SGMC

05/19/2017

Gregory R. Noe, a pre medical student at Colorado State University, recently completed South Georgia Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Internship Program.

SGMC Nurses Receive Excellence Awards in Honor of Nurse's Week

05/19/2017

South Georgia Medical Center honored three employees at a breakfast celebrating Nurse’s Week.

Dasher Heart Center earns Echocardiography accreditation by IAC

05/17/2017

South Georgia Medical Center’s Dasher Heart Center has earned a three-year accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic.

Service League Sponsors Family Room at SGMC

05/15/2017

South Georgia Medical Center’s Foundation thanked the Valdosta Junior Service League Wednesday at a recognition event for their sponsorship of a patient family room for women and children services.

Hospital Authority Announce Berry as Finalist for CEO Position

05/11/2017

After conducting a significant search, the Hospital Authority of Valdosta & Lowndes County, GA announced today that C. Ross Berry has been selected a finalist to lead South Georgia Medical Center, its campuses and affiliates, as the new chief executive officer.

SGMC Foundation Awards Wallace with Jay Shaw Scholarship

05/05/2017

Lanier High School Senior Caitlyn Wallace was the second recipient of the annual Jay Shaw Scholarship, awarded by South Georgia Medical Center’s Foundation.

SGMC Rehab first in Georgia to offer Kickstart device

05/04/2017

South Georgia Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Program is the first in Georgia to offer patients Kickstart, an easy-to-use neurorehabilitation device designed to accelerate walking recovery and functional improvements following a stroke, spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions.

Butenschon Honored with DAISY Nursing Award

05/02/2017

Kendra Butenschon, registered nurse in South Georgia Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for May.

Hospital Volunteers Looking to Expand Pet Therapy Program

04/26/2017

South Georgia Medical Center’s Volunteer Auxiliary is seeking pet-loving volunteers to grow its Pet Therapy program in Valdosta, and expand it to Berrien and Lanier campuses. Pet therapy promotes healing through the human-animal bond, with animal assisted activities and therapy.











































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