Christine Phillips Named January’s Distinguished Faculty of the Month

headshot of Dr. PhillipsThe Faculty Affairs Office is pleased to announce that Christine Phillips, MD, is January’s Distinguished Faculty of the Month.

An assistant professor of medicine/general internal medicine, Phillips joined the BUSM community in August 2001. She is the director of the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center and co-director of the Doctoring 2 course for medical students. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology, magna cum laude, from the University of Delaware, and her MD from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Boston Medical Center.

Over the years, she has been committed to student and resident education. She previously worked as an associate clerkship director for Medicine 2 and as an Evans Student Educator. She is the recipient of various teaching awards, including the Robert Dawson Evans Special Recognition Teaching Award in 2012, and in 2019 became one of the Academy of Medical Educators and an Evans Clinical Scholar.

Her nominators say, “Christine goes above and beyond to ensure the sessions in the Doctoring 2 course are well designed and maximize the potential of the resources available.

“She works to incorporate as much practical and clinical knowledge as possible and truly cares about the experiences that students have in the course so that they become the best physicians they can be in future years.”