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Entrant Name: Troy W. Akers

Residency Program: Georgia Regents University

The GRU Emergency Medicine Program is a fully accredited ACGME residency with permanent approval for 14 residents per year, located in the "Garden City" of Augusta, GA.  Our primary training site is Georgia Regents Medical Center which has long been the Georgia's tertiary care and referral hospital and serves as the only level 1 trauma center for the 13 county East Central Georgia Health District.  Additionally, the Children's Hospital of Georgia is part of Georgia Regents Medical Center and is the region's only tertiary referral center for the pediatric population providing one of the most robust EM training opportunities available in the South.

Our residency continues to be one the strongest in the country producing top-quality graduates who trained in an exceptional learning environment.  Everyday our residency strives for and completes it's mission “To Train and Develop Emergency Physicians Who Possess Outstanding Clinical Skills and Practice in a Highly Ethical Manner.