Xuyen Phan earned her BS in Biochemistry from the University of Texas and her MD at Texas A&M University Health Science Center. Her leadership roles while in medical school included being a student advocate, as President of Stand Tall Against Tobacco, and as a hospital volunteer; before medical school she served in many community service organizations. Before entering medical school she taught middle school science, served as Science Department Chair, and coached girls’ athletics. Dr. Phan’s hobbies include marathon preparation, guitar, scrapbooking and sports. After residency she would like to teach Family Medicine and serve her community.