Phil A. Dixon, MD, MPH
Medical school: St. George's University
Residency: Emergency medicine, University of Mississippi
Phillip Dixon is the current administration fellow for the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Dixon completed his undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University while playing four years of football. He then went to St. George's University for both his MPH and MD degrees. Following medical school, Dr. Dixon completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and was elected as a chief resident in his final year of residency. Throughout residency, Dr. Dixon became interested in advocacy, physician leadership and administration. He was elected as the national secretary-treasurer for the Resident-Student Association of the American Academy of Emergency Physicians, as well as elected the resident representative for the Mississippi State Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He also was one of two chief residents among all specialties to co-chair the Chief Resident Committee and represented residents on multiple hospital administration committees. He currently is an at-large board member for the Young Physician Section of the American Academy of Emergency Physicians. His professional interests include creating a more efficient and effective emergency department, as well as national/state health policy, advocacy and leadership, and physician wellness. His personal interests include fitness, sports, outdoor activities and community events.