Dr. Andrews and Dr. Rickard were married in 1978 and have shared a practice in Murfreesboro since 1981. They are proud of their children: Dorsey who is a physician in Nashville married to Todd Thorley, a comptroller for the state of TN, David who is a Microsoft developer and married to Erica, and Katie who is a French teacher and married to Daniel Larson, a database specialist. The joys of her life are her 5 grandchildren. Dr. Andrews is an avid tennis player and enjoys gardening with her husband. As an advocate for education, she has been privileged to serve on the Murfreesboro City School Board. She is a national speaker and mentor for others interested in electronic medical records, Patient-Centered Medical Homes as well as quality. Family Practice Partners has been featured several times in national publications for its state-of-the-art use of computerized records. Most of all, she feels privileged to care for patients in all stages of life and feels they are a part of her family.
515 East Bell Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37130 Location Phone: 615-890-9191 Location Fax: 615-890-2200
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Vanderbilt Medical School : 1978 Dr. Susan Andrews attended Vanderbilt Medical School as a Justin Potter Scholar, graduating in 1978.
Duke University, AB : 1974
Family Practice Residency : 1981
Dr. Andrews completed a three year residency in Family Medicine in 1981
at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston where one of
the first computerized records was instituted.
Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians : 1987
Dr. Andrews received a fellowship in the American Academy of Family Physicians in 1987.
Certified Medical Director : 1992
ABFM : 1981
Dr. Andrews is board certified by the American Board of Family
Medicine. To maintain her certification since 1981, she has
completed 300 hours of continuing education, confirmed quality
practice, and passed an exam every 7 years.
In Practice Since:
American Academy of Family Physicians : 1981
Honors and Awards:
Excellence in Education Honoree : 2015
Murfreesboro City Schools as part of their fund raiser for their foundation honored Dr. Andrews for her 16 years of service on the Murfreesboro City School Board and for her contributions to the community in general.
President, Stones River Medical Society : 1994