Welcome to Piedmont Athens Regional Graduate Medical Education

The mission of Piedmont Athens Regional is to improve the lives and health of those we touch.

Engaged Faculty

The faculty are PAR are dedicated to training the next generation of physicians in the state of Georgia.  Our faculty devote a significant amount of time to teaching, mentoring, and faculty development to ensure they are prepared to accomplish the mission of PAR Graduate Medical Education.


We believe that the psychological, emotional, and physical well-being is essential to developing competent, caring, and resilient  physicians.  Well-being or wellness is not just the absence of burnout.  At Piedmont Athens Regional, we deliberately incorporate a culture of well-being.


In just a few shorts years, our residents have achieved numerous national, state and regional accomplishments.

Our Programs

Piedmont Athens Regional Graduate Medical Education (GME) believes that the best healthcare is evidenced-based and patient-centered: grounded in science, respectful of the needs and values of each individual, and responsive to the needs of the community.

Internal Medicine

Residency Program

The mission of Piedmont Athens Regional’s Internal Medicine Residency Program is to produce the next generation of physician leaders in Georgia.

Transitional Year

Residency Program

The mission of the Piedmont Athens Regional Transitional Year residency program is to provide high quality, evidence-based, medical education, preparing residents for their future subspecialty.

Why Piedmont Athens Regional?

Hear from our residents…

Konstantin Nestoiter, MD

Konstantin Nestoiter, MD

Class of 2022

Nicola Jackson, MD

Nicola Jackson, MD

Class of 2022

Ibipo Abdurraheem-Salami, MD

Ibipo Abdurraheem-Salami, MD

Class of 2023

Shreyas Singireddy, MD

Shreyas Singireddy, MD

Class of 2023

Be Instructed by Innovators

Our amazing faculty have an extensive track record for cutting edge medicine and education.

In response to physician workforce needs in our community, and in the state of Georgia, Piedmont Athens Regional is undertaking broad effort with Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs to train the next generation of physicians.

Catherine Apaloo, MD, FACP

  • Designated Institutional Officer and
  • Internal Medicine Program Director

Jonathan Murrow, MD

Cardiology & Scholarly Activity Core Faculty

James Appiah-Pippim, MD, MPH, FACP, FCCP, CHCQM

Critical Care & PSQI 

Scenes from the Hospital

Catch a glimpse of our facilities, residents, faculty, and staff.

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Our Location

1270 Prince Avenue
Suite 102
Athens, GA 30606 / USA

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