Robyn Phillips-Madson, DO, MPH, FACOFP
Director of Medical Education and Medical School Partnerships
Retired founding Dean of the School of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), in San Antonio, Texas, and a Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health. Her professional experience includes twenty-seven years of practicing as a family physician, and extensive experience in medical education, including serving as the former Dean and Chief Academic Officer at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, before moving to UIW in 2014. Dr. Phillips-Madson received a Master of Public Health from Nova Southeastern University and is Board Certified in Family Medicine. She serves as a commissioner on the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation, has served as president of the Washington Osteopathic Medical Association and on the Executive Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Board of Deans, and is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Phillips-Madson’s research interests include presentations, academic papers, and policy briefs on areas such as health policy, holistic training of medical students, social accountability in osteopathic medical education, and medical education as an agent of change. Her other interests include volunteering as a mentor for medical and nursing students, fundraising, and founding a non-profit which sends medical/dental, educational, and construction teams to countries such as Guatemala and Thailand.