Our Faculty

Leaders in the Memphis community and around the globe, our faculty teaches, supervises and advises residents to fully prepare them to face the challenges and rewards of a health care career.

Program Director

Anne L. S. Sullivan, M.D., FAAFP

Program Director, Baptist Family Medicine Residency Program

Anne L. S. Sullivan, M.D., FAAFP, is a graduate of the University of Iowa (undergrad and MD). She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and San Pedro Peninsula Hospital and received CAQ in Adolescent Medicine in 2003. She began teaching Family Medicine in 1997 at the University of Iowa, and served as Program Director for an affiliated Family Medicine Program from 2009-2012. She currently serves as the Chief Quality and Academic Officer for Baptist Medical Group, and is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, in addition to her responsibilities as Program Director for our Family Medicine program. Dr. Sullivan continues her out-patient practice in the metro-area Baptist Medical Group Family Medicine clinics, and will be supervising our Family Medicine residents at Church Health, along with volunteering at the their Saturday Clinic.

Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Zoology; University of Iowa; 1982
  • Doctor of Medicine; University of Iowa; 1986
Residency Family Practice Residency; San Pedro Peninsula Hospital; San Pedro, CA; 1989
Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Society of Cervical and Colposcopic Pathology
  • Society of Adolescent Medicine
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Family Medicine, 1989; recertified 1996, 2003, 2012
  • American Board of Family Medicine, Certificate of Added Qualifications, Adolescent Medicine; 2003
  • Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management, Master Trainer; 2006
Additional Information
  • Family Medicine Residency Program Director 2013 – Present
  • Chief Academic Officer for Baptist Memorial Health Care 2013 – Present
  • Baptist Medical Group 2012 – Present
  • Medical Director of Quality Programs for Baptist Medical Group 2013 – Present
  • Family Medicine Residency Program Director, Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation 2009 – 2012
  • Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director, University of Iowa 2003 – 2009

Faculty

Beth Choby, MD

Beth Choby, MD

Baptist Family Medicine Residency Program

Doctorate Degree West Virginia University School of Medicine; Morgantown, WV; 1995
Residency Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Fellowships
  • Advanced Obstetrics and Women’s Health; University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN; 1999
  • Faculty Development; Family Health Center; Waco, TX; 2005
Additional Information Educational Interests: Medical student/resident education, health disparities, women’s health and simulation
Kent A. Lee, MA, MD, FAAFP

Kent A. Lee, MA, MD, FAAFP

Associate Program Director, Baptist Family Medicine Residency Program

Doctorate Degree University of Tennessee; 1993
Residency University of Tennessee; 1993
Military Service
  • US Navy Reserve, Active Deployment; 1996-1999
  • Staff Physician, Family Medicine Directorate, US Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan
  • Honorable discharge, LCDR MC USNR; 2005
Additional Information Professional Memberships: American Academy of Family Physicians, Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine, American Medical Association, Tennessee Medical Association, Shelby County Medical Society, Physician Assistant Education Association
Ron McDonald, D.Min.

Ron McDonald, D.Min.

Pastoral Counselor, Church Health

Doctorate Degree Doctor of Ministry, Pastoral Counseling; St. Paul School of Theology, Kansas City; 1988
Certification Diplomate, American Association of Pastoral Counselors; 1997
Additional Information
  • Pastoral Counselor with Church Health and in private practice
  • Adjunct Professor at Memphis Theological Seminary and Training
  • Director in the Pastoral Care and Counseling Training Program
  • Writer (author of four books and numerous articles)
G. Scott Morris, M.D., M.Div.

G. Scott Morris, M.D., M.Div.

Baptist Family Medicine Residency Program

Doctorate Degree
  • Masters of Divinity; Yale University; 1979
  • Doctor of Medicine; Emory University; 1983
Residency The Medical College of Virginia, Chesterfield Family Practice Center; 1986
Certification American Board of Family Practice, 1986,1993, 2000, 2007
Additional Information
  • Founder and Executive Director, Church Health; 1987- present
  • Founder and Director of Crossover Health Clinic for the Homeless; 1983 – 1986
Susan Nelson, MD

Susan Nelson, MD

Baptist Family Medicine Residency Program

Doctorate Degree Doctor of Medicine; University of Texas Medical School at Houston; 1985
Residency Family Medicine, University of Texas at Conroe Medical Center; 1988
Certification Board Certified American Board Family Medicine 1988, 1994, 2001, 2008, 2015
Additional Information
  • Church Health Volunteer physician 1998-2015
  • Center Staff Physician June 2015 – present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Medical School
Collins Rainey, MD

Collins Rainey, MD

Baptist Family Medicine Residency Program

Doctorate Degree University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine; Memphis, TN; 2010
Residency University of Tennessee; Memphis, TN; 2013
Certifications
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Saving
  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Basic Life Support
  • Nexplanon
Additional Information
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award in Family Medicine; 2012
  • Member of: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association, Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians, Tennessee Medical Association

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