Dr.Nelson
Susan Nelson, MD

Susan Nelson, MD

Faculty, Baptist Family Medicine Residency Program

POSTGRADUATE
Medical Degree, University of Texas Health Science Center (1981-1985)

RESIDENCY
Montgomery County Medical Education Foundation (1985-1988)

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Family Practice (1988-1995)
Recertified 1994-2001
Recertified 2001-2008
Recertified 2008-2018
Recertified 2018-2028

AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS
Family Physician of the Year, Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians (2017)
NCQA recognition of Harbor of Health as PCMH Level I
Health Care Heroes – Physician Finalist, Memphis Business Journal (2006, 2014)
TransforMed National Demonstration Project (2006-2008)
Community Family Physician Award for Teaching Medical Students, University of Tennessee (2002)
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians (1996)
Nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Tennessee Student Government Association (1995)
Outstanding Community Faculty Teacher of Students, Duke University Medical Center (1993)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Academy of Family Practice
Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians
Memphis Medical Society

2000-2002 Board of Directors, Memphis Medical Society
2012-2015 Medical Director, Common Table Health Alliance (formerly Healthy Memphis Common Table)
Practice Transformation assistance to small practices and Quality Improvement activities

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
1998-2015 Volunteer physician, Church Health
2008-present Medical Director, West Tennessee Haiti Partnership
Leading medical teams twice/yearly to St Vincent’s School for Handicapped Children, Port-au-Prince Haiti