Dr. Philip Day earned his PhD in Philosophy from the University of North Texas in 2014. Dr. Day's graduate work focused on applied ethics, environmental issues, moral motivation, and the history of philosophy, science, and technology. Dr. Day taught at the University level for almost five years, developed curriculum, and was an instructor for Teach North Texas, a STEM-based teacher preparation program. He also spent time during his graduate career writing grants, leading educational initiatives, and volunteering for several non-profits. Dr. Day joined the Department of Family and Community Medicine as Faculty Associate (Curriculum Educator) in 2015 and was promoted to Assistant Professor in 2017.
Dr. Day's research interests include: chronic pain, health disparities, the patient-physician relationship, ethics training for medical professionals, and exploring the ethical aspects of primary care medicine. He also serves as a UTSW Ethics Faculty, an Ethics Facilitator in the medical school, as co-Chair of the Ethics and Humanities Collaborative for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, and as voting member on UTSW's Institutional Review Board.
- University of North Texas (2008), Philosophy
- Graduate School
- Boston College (2010), Philosophy
- Graduate School
- University of North Texas (2014), Philosophy
- Assessing the Quality of the After-Visit Summary (AVS) in a Primary-Care Clinic.
- Mir TH, Osayande A, Kone K, Bridges K, Day P J Am Board Fam Med 2019 Jan-Feb 32 1 65-68
- Impact of Hormone Therapy on Laboratory Values in Transgender Patients.
- SoRelle JA, Jiao R, Gao E, Veazey J, Frame I, Quinn AM, Day P, Pagels P, Gimpel N, Patel K Clin. Chem. 2018 Dec
- PedHITSS: A Screening Tool to Detect Childhood Abuse in Clinical Settings.
- Shakil A, Day PG, Chu J, Woods SB, Bridges K Fam Med 2018 11 50 10 763-769
- A Call for Ethics Literacy in Environmental Education
- Poole, Alexandria, Eugene C. Hargrove, Philip Day, and Alan Berkowitz 2014
Honors & Awards
- Toulouse Fellow
Limited and competitive dissertation award from the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies, University of North Texas (2013-2014)
- North American Primary Care Research Group (2017)
- North Texas Bioethics Network (2015)
- Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (2015)
- American Philosophical Association (2012)
- Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (2010)