Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine Names Founding Dean
Robyn Phillips-Madson, DO, MPH, has been appointed founding dean of the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) College of Osteopathic Medicine in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Phillips-Madson assumed this role on November 7.
Dr. Phillips-Madson is a recent former dean and chief academic officer at the Pacific Northwest University College of Osteopathic Medicine (PNWU-COM) in Yakima, WA—she stepped down from this role in July—and a past member of the AACOM Board of Deans. Additionally, she is currently serving as committee chair for the AACOM 2014 Annual Conference Planning Committee.
The UIW College of Osteopathic Medicine is in development stage and has not yet received accreditation through the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) and is not an AACOM member college at this time.