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National EMS Week


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

SGMC Welcomes New CEO


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


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


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


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

Dasher Heart Center earns Echocardiography accreditation by IAC


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

SGMC Receives Prestigious Coverdell STAR Award for Stroke Care


The Code Stroke Team at South Georgia Medical Center has received the Hospital STAR Award for 2017 from the Georgia Coverdell Acute Stroke Registry.

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week


SGMC celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 23-29. MLPW provides the profession with a unique opportunity to increase public understanding of and appreciation for clinical laboratory personnel.

SGMC to hold Safe Sitter Courses


South Georgia Medical Center and the YMCA are teaming up to offer a one-day Safe Sitter® course for boys and girls in grades 6-8 on June 9, 16, and July 7, 14 from 8:00am-3:15pm at SGMC.