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Piedmont Athens Regional GME Program

1270 Prince Avenue, Suite 102
Athens, GA 30606

Transitional Year

Mission Statement

The mission of the Piedmont Athens Regional Transitional Year residency program is to provide high-quality, evidence-based medical education to residents getting ready to pursue advanced subspecialty training.

Program Aims

Aim 1: Provide high-quality, evidence-based education in the fundamentals of clinical medicine for residents going into advanced subspecialty programs.

Aim 2: Role-modeling professional behavior that will help prepare them for their future as practicing physicians.

Aim 3: Create a supportive environment that will entice them to return to practice in their specialty field in Athens, GA.

Aim 4: Provide a well-balanced clinical year in multiple disciplines, including electives in PSQI, leadership and other non-clinical specialties.

James Appiah-Pippim, MD, MPH, FCCP
James Appiah-Pippim, MD, MPH, FCCP
Transitional Year Program Director

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