St Francis

St. Francis Family Medicine Center

1301 Primacy Parkway
Memphis, TN 38119
Phone: 901-448-0276
1-800-733-4858
Fax: 901-448-0404

Residency Coordinator
Priscilla Griffith
pgriffit@uthsc.edu
Phone: 901-448-0230


Chief Residents


Dr. Erin James


Dr. Reena Patel


Dr. Drew Scott


Third Year Residents


Jessica Cox Univ of Missouri, Columbia

Hometown: Sikeston, Missouri
Undergraduate School: University of Missouri-Columbia (Bachelor of Science in Biology)
Graduate School: Saint Louis University (Master of Public Health in Epidemiology)
Marital Status: I am currently unmarried and do not have children.
Interests & Tidbits: I am an avid professional boxing and basketball fan. The Boston Celtics are my absolute favorite NBA team, and Sergio Martinez is my favorite boxer. I love music (especially rhythm and blues), long road trips, and spending time with my family and friends.
Why St. Francis FMR: I chose UT-St. Francis because the program's emphasis on full spectrum family medicine. Residents at UT-St. Francis get excellent exposure to obstetrics, outpatient medicine, and inpatient service-all of which, I know that I will need in the future as a rural family practitioner.



Randall FeatherMed Univ of the Americas

Hometown: I'm originally from a small farm town in Southern Illinois. Downtown consist of a 3 way stop that is surrounded by a John Deere parts store, a local bank, gas station and diner. It's the kind of place where everyone is a neighbor and each September we have the Bean Days festival to celebrate our town's heritage.
Undergraduate School: LSU - I bleed Purple and Gold
Interests & Tidbits: I have a Victorian Bulldog named Chaucer. I drive a Jeep. I like all things sports. I play the guitar, bass and the Djembe. I prefer reading to watching television.
Why St. Francis FMR: I chose UTHSC because it is an unopposed university program with multiple fellowship opportunities. Because UTHSC is only a quick drive downtown we also have ample opportunities to rotate through the Children's Hospital or any of the other subspecialty fields of medicine.



Scout Farah The Univ of Tennessee

Hometown: Clarksville, TN
Undergraduate school: University of Notre Dame
Interests & Tidbits: I love Memphis and our food, music and people! I enjoy traveling and reading and spending time with my fiance.
Why St. Francis FMR: Great program with helpful, approachable faculty. The residents are all very close and friendly. The family medicine program is unopposed but residents have access to the wide network of UT residency programs throughout the city of Memphis for specialty electives. We also have an OB fellowship, which means there are always OB fellows around who are eager to help teach OB principles and procedures. In addition, working alongside the urban track residents allows us to learn how to better address social issues and healthcare problems associated with poverty. Overall UT St Francis provides its residents with a close-knit group of colleagues and a wide range of opportunities.



Erin James Ross University

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate School: Mercer University
Interests & Tidbits: Trying new restaurants, meeting new people, outdoor activities, traveling and working out.
Why St. Francis FMR: I chose UT because I wanted an unopposed program with a strong ED experience. The work environment also has intelligent yet down to earth people that are fun to work with.



Sarah MetcalfKansas City Univ of Medicine

Hometown: Fridley, MN



Reena Patel American Univ of Antigua

Hometown: Memphis, TN
Undergraduate School: Christian Brothers Univ.
Marital Status: Married to Chirag Patel. No kids.
Interests & Tidbits: Running, gym, travel, spending time with family & friends, reading baking.



Drew Scott University of Tennessee

Hometown: Bartlett, TN
Undergraduate School: Rhodes College
Marital Status: Married on 6/2/12
Interests & Tidbits: Musician, enjoy golfing and bowling, STL Cardinals fan.
Why St. Francis FMR: I did an M3 rotation in family medicine and really liked the program. The residents were very friendly and great to work with. It also allowed me to stay near mine and my wife's family.



Second Year Residents

Kristen FullerSaba University



Robert GousseUSF Health Morsani College of Medicine



Monica JumaLincoln Memorial –DeBusk Osteopathic



Katie KopinskiUniv of Tennessee



Ferishta NawabiSan Juan Bautista



Pratik PatelAmerican Univ of Antigua



Riddhi PatelAmerican International Medical Univ



Allie TinninUniv of Tennessee



First Year Residents

Zobia AbidWindsor Medical School



Amanda MillerUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center



Renee BarnesUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center



Jeff NelsonChicago Medical School



Fredricka BarrUniversity of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston



Christina TranUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center



Ashley MatthewsLouisiana State University, New Orleans



Marthinus ZeemanRoss University