Joseph Burch

I am sure none of us had any concept of the effect a small RNA virus could have on our lives. As physicians, we have experienced some of the most life-changing effects of COVID-19 as any group in America. Through these uncertain times, I have been both scared but also emboldened to have been given an opportunity to make a difference in my community and deliver essential health care. It’s what we were all trained to do at the Medical College of Georgia. Read more »

 
 
 
Dr. Joseph J. Burch
Class of 1985
President, MCG Alumni Association
 

 
 

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Our alumni get together all over the world at chapter events, networking forums, career conversations and awards ceremonies. See if you recognize anyone in these photos or videos!


Stethoscopes for First-Year Students

MCG female student opening up her stethoscope
two med students trying out their newly gifted stethoscopes
two medical students smile and pose with their new gifted stethoscopes

You should have recently received a letter regarding the MCG Stethoscope Program that provides a MCG branded stethoscope to first-year medical students.

Due to dozens of donations from alumni, faculty and friends, the Medical College of Georgia Alumni Association was able to provide stethoscopes for every freshman medical student last year and we hope to do the same for our incoming Class of 2025. For many medical students, receiving their first stethoscope is the first tangible sign that their dream of becoming a physician is coming true. The response from our future colleagues was overwhelming appreciation and gratitude.

This is an amazing opportunity to impact a students’ life at the beginning of this special journey to becoming a physician.

What better way to welcome the Class of 2025, than providing them with MCG branded stethoscopes, accompanied by a note of encouragement from you, to symbolize the bond they you both will always share with MCG.

Please click below to impact an MCG student’s life forever. Stethoscopes are $250 each.

MCG Foundation - Stethoscopes for Freshman

In gratitude,

Scott Henson

Associate Vice President for Alumni Engagement

P.S. I have already purchased 4 stethoscopes and I hope you will join me in supporting this program!

Recent News

Learn more about our global network of alumni and the impact they are making on the world.

Juarez, ’21, featured on TODAY

July 13, 2021

To recognize his immigrant parents’ sacrifice, Dr. Erick Juarez returns to the fields where his parents have worked since they came to the United States for every degree he earns. His most recent trip was in May, when he graduated from the Medical College of Georgia. Read more.

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Dr. William Cousins, ’67, Atlanta rheumatologist, died June 28

July 12, 2021

Dr. William Lamar Cousins of Atlanta, GA died peacefully at home on June 28, 2021 after battling pancreatic cancer. Read Dr. Cousin’s obituary. 

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Savage, ’07, named interim senior associate dean for GME

July 09, 2021

Dr. Natasha Savage, a 2007 MCG graduate who also completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at MCG, including serving as chief resident, is serving as the medical school’s interim senior associate dean for GME and DIO. Dr. Savage, also completed a hematopathology fellowship at Stanford after her residency, came back to MCG as […]

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Royer, ’18, named Resident of the Year

July 09, 2021

Dr. Stanton Royer, an emergency medicine physician who just finished his residency training program at the Medical College of Georgia and Augusta University Health, is the recipient of the medical school’s 2020-21 Walter J. Moore Outstanding Housestaff Award. Read more here.

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Desai, ’16, receives teaching award from Phoebe Putney Family Medicine Residency

July 01, 2021

Dr. Koosh Desai, a 2016 graduate and internist at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia, was named Inpatient Faculty of the Year by 2021 graduates of the Phoebe Putney Family Medicine Residency Program. Desai also serves as Longitudinal Integrated Curriculum Director for MCG’s Southwest Campus, helping develop a new curriculum that traditional produces more […]

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Dr. Joseph Bailey, ’55, longtime MCG faculty member died June 19

June 22, 2021

Dr. Joseph Bailey, a 1955 graduate of MCG, began his career in teaching at his alma mater in 1961 and in 1967 established the medical school’s Rheumatology section. He later became Chief of Rheumatology, a position he held until his retirement from the Medical College of Georgia in 2000. Upon his retirement he was appointed […]

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