Dr. James A. Hula Jr.

Title: Hospitalist
Company: Southeast Georgia Health System, Brunswick Campus
Location: Richmond Hill, Georgia, United States

James Hula, Hospitalist at Southeast Georgia Health System, Brunswick Campus, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the practice of family medicine.

Following obtaining a Bachelor of Science in 2006 from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Dr. Hula continued his education with a Medical Doctor from the East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City in 2010. He subsequently completed a residency in family medicine with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon, Georgia. He is certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine and licensed to practice in Georgia.

Since 2017, Dr. Hula has provided superior care as a hospitalist physician at Southeast Georgia Health System in the role of primary care provider for adults who are admitted to the hospital. He also currently serves as a (clinical) assistant professor through the Department of Medicine and the Department of Family Medicine through the Medical College of Georgia/ Augusta University (Southeast Campus) in the community-based faculty preceptor program. Throughout his career, Dr. Hula has remained an active teacher and has served as clinical preceptor for medical students, residents, nurse practitioner students and physician assistant students. His professional memberships include the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians and in what he considers to be a career highlight, he was included in America’s Top Family Doctors from 2016 to 2018.

Following the attacks on September 11, 2001, Dr. Hula joined the military, in which he served from 2002 to 2018, attaining officer status. When he was in the military, he was part of the Special Forces training of 18 Deltas special forces medics who are trained at a higher level. Dr. Hula was honored to be the recipient of The David Hooker Soldier Physician Award in 2010, Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award the same year, and Resident Teacher Award in 2013. In addition, he was recognized as Preceptor of the Year from 2013 to 2014 in the Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP) at Winn Army Hospital (clinical site) at the Graduate School Academy of Health Sciences at Ft Sam Houston, Texas. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Hula was recognized in The Brunswick News in 2020 as a frontline hero regarding COVID-19 hospital inpatient treatment and care.

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