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Saint Francis Family Medicine Residency

The care of the ambulatory patient is the cornerstone of family medicine.



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Residency Leadership Council

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Chandler Smith, DO


Hometown: Lynchburg, TN
Undergraduate: Tennessee Tech University
Medical School: William Carey Univ Col of Osteopathic Medicine
What do I enjoy doing in my free time: In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with my friends and family, watching TV shows or movies on Netflix, and trying to cook new things.
What do I like about our residency: Everyone has been very friendly since day one, ranging from my fellow residents, the attending, and the clinic staff. I also like that our curriculum provides us with wide variety of experiences to help prepare us for life after residency.
Career Aspirations: I hope to practice medicine in back in rural middle Tennessee, in an area that is underserved and in need of a family physician.

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Sophie Bell, MD


Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Undergraduate: Hiram College
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Interesting Tidbits: I recently started playing pickleball and am a big fan. I ran a marathon once (slowly!) and have 7 siblings.
What do I enjoy doing in my free time: In my free time I enjoy playing soccer, running, and hiking. I love checking out new restaurants and breweries too or listening to podcasts.
What do I like about our residency: I like that we are an unopposed program which will prepare us for a career in family medicine well to be able to meet the diverse needs of our patients!
Career Aspirations: Working with underserved populations, women’s health/obstetrics, and teaching.

Jul 9, 2024