The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (OFAPD) is pleased to announce that Linda G. Phillips, MD has been appointed director of the UTMB Academy of Master Clinicians (AMC), effective immediately.
Dr. Phillips serves as Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Surgery. She holds the Truman G. Blocker, Jr., MD Distinguished Chair.
The AMC at UTMB was established in 2014 to recognize and promote distinction in all clinical domains by fostering excellence in patient-centric care, with a commitment to developing future leaders through the tenets of the art of healing, empathy, education, scientific rigor, professionalism, mentorship and collaborative team work. Membership in AMC is the highest clinical recognition and honor for UTMB clinicians, and is a commitment to leadership in exceptional patient care.
As director, Dr. Phillips will provide leadership in developing a strategic vision focused on collaborations in improving the UTMB’s clinical mission, and working closely with the Academy of Research Mentors (ARM) and Academy of Master Teachers (AMT) in mentoring clinicians, educators, scholars and scientists. We look forward to working with her to provide development and enrichment opportunities for our outstanding clinical faculty.