Dr. Alyce Oliver was appointed Program Director of the MCG Internal Medicine Residency
in 2019. She previously served as the Program Director for the MCG Rheumatology fellowship
for 7 years. Dr. Oliver is passionate and committed to teaching others about internal
medicine and rheumatology. Her goal is to inspire and instill curiosity and dedication
to the field of medicine while helping produce compassionate, competent physicians
that are prepared for fellowship or independent practice.
She is honored to hold the inaugural Joseph P. Bailey, MD Chair in Rheumatology.
Dr. Oliver is the 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Faculty award in patient care,
the 2016 beneficiary of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, and the 2015 awardee
of the Distinguished Faculty Award for clinical science teaching. She has won numerous
“Exemplary Teaching Awards” and was inducted into the Augusta University Academy of
Educators in 2013. She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor medical society
and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of
Rheumatology. She is currently serving as the Chair of the FDA’s Arthritis Advisory
Dr. Oliver completed her undergraduate training at the University of North Carolina
in Chapel Hill. She obtained her PhD and later her medical degree at the University
of Alabama at Birmingham. She successfully completed her Internal Medicine residency
at the University of Cincinnati and her Rheumatology Fellowship at Duke University. She
is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Clinically, Dr. Oliver provides compassionate, holistic, patient-centered care and
strives to improve the lives of those with rheumatic disease. She has a reputation
of providing exceptional treatment and care while forming trusting, long-term relationships
with her patients. Her clinical interest is inflammatory arthritis, specifically
rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. Dr. Oliver also co-directs the Uveitis
specialty clinic with Ophthalmologist, Dr. Zach Lukowski.
In her spare time, she is enjoys spending time outside with her husband and three
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