Daniel Grace, MD, FACP
Program Director/Internal Medicine Clinic Director
Dr. Grace is board-certified in Internal Medicine with special interests in diagnostic challenges in outpatient medicine, shared decision-making, and patient communication. Dr. Grace’s medical education interest focus on the importance of demonstrating the need for quality Internal Medicine physicians in the outpatient setting, how to identify and successfully manage both common and uncommon complex medical diagnoses, and practical aspects of outpatient practice.
Dr. Grace graduated from Lee University in Cleveland, TN, and earned his medical degree at Mercer University School of Medicine. Dr. Grace completed his internship at UNC-Chapel Hill and Internal Medicine residency at Savannah Memorial Hospital.
His favorite pastimes include spending time with family, mountain and road biking, archery while listening to big band 1940’s music, and enjoying a properly prepared cup of coffee.
“There is some good in the world… and it is worth fighting for.”
Nimrat Bains, MD
Associate Program Director-Inpatient
Dr. Bains is a board-certified physician in internal medicine with interests in resident and medical student education as well as hospital medicine.
She attended the University of Alberta and earned her medical degree at the Medical University of the Americas in Nevis, West Indies. She completed her residency at East Tennessee State University.
Her hobbies include cooking, gardening, exercise, and reading fiction.
Sarbjit Masson, MD
Core Faculty/ Ultrasound Curriculum Director
Dr. Masson is board-certified in internal medicine with special interests in medical education and teaching. His emphasis as an internist is on critical thinking in a provider setting to reduce unnecessary testing while providing a great level of care. Being in a hybrid role of a primary care physician and hospitalist, Dr. Masson promotes clear patient communication and compliance.
Dr. Masson completed his undergraduate medical education at Dayanand Medical College & Hospital in Ludhiana, India. Subsequently, he pursued his residency in internal medicine from East Tennessee State University.
His favorite pastimes include staying fit, riding bikes, and going on adventure trips.
Jonathan Thompson, MD
Simulation Laboratory Faculty Director
Dr. Thompson is a board-certified Family Medicine physician. He graduated from UT Chattanooga and earned his medical degree from East Tennessee State University. He completed his family medicine residency at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, TN. Dr. Thompson transitioned to graduate medical education to participate in and contribute to a collaborative community of learners. He has an abiding professional interest in prevention and wellness. He lives in Ringgold, GA, with his wife and two daughters. He loves hiking, running or biking on trails and participates in a triathlon from time to time.
Kanwar Singh, MD
Core Faculty Director
Dr. Singh is a board-certified internal medicine physician. He graduated from Government Medical College Patiala and completed his internal medicine residency at East Tennessee State University in 2020. He enjoys working with medical students and residents. In his spare time, Dr. Singh likes to spend his time outdoors, reading, gardening, running, and traveling.
Mahsheed Khajavi, MD
Mahsheed Khajavi has practiced inpatient medicine for the past 27 years. She completed medical school at the George Washington University of Medicine and started her residency at Yale University. She completed her residency at Emory University and has practiced extensively as an attending physician at Emory University Hospitals, including Emory Hospital, Emory Midtown, Emory Dunwoody, Emory Cartersville (now Piedmont), Emory through Grady Hospital in Atlanta. She then worked at Florida State University School of Medicine, working with the IMR program for five years before returning to the Atlanta area, where she is now part of the IMR program at Hamilton Medical Center. Dr. Khajavi is particularly interested in resident and medical student education, helping to create and design evidence-based practice modules and protocols and Global Health care. Her loves outside of medicine are spending time with family and close friends, traveling, and hiking, as well as pursuing her career as a wandering and hopeless bibliophile.
Blaine Minor, MD
Internal Medicine Residency Coordinator
Graduate Medical Education Coordinator
Taylor Wilkey serves as the GME Program Administrator. He is a Chattanooga native and a graduate of Kennesaw State University.
His hobbies include spending time with family, meeting new people, following various sports, grilling/smoking new recipes and simply enjoying the weekend.