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Susan “Sue” Cox, M.D.


Baylor College of Medicine


Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Baylor College of Medicine Hospitals

Fellowship, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


Sue Cox, M.D., is the executive vice dean of academics and chair of the Department of Medical Education. Her expanding interest in education has led to significant scholarly activities in pursuit of excellence in education.

Her involvement with the Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics and her participation in its Undergraduate Medical Education Committee (2001-2006) have resulted in a number of peer-reviewed journal articles and other media, primarily in areas such as establishing educational objectives, recruitment, clerkship director development, faculty development, developing clinical skills, dealing with difficult students, teaching techniques and evaluation of students and programs.

She is a past president of APGO and a past member of the Council of Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 2006 she was elected to the UT System Academy of Health Science Education and is also a former president of the academy. She received the UT System Board of Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award in 2012.

Professional Affiliations
  • Alliance for Clinical Education
    President Elect, President & Past President, 2013-Present
  • Association of Professors in Gynecology & Obstetrics
    Chair, Task Force & Program Coordinators, 2008-Present
  • Alliance for Clinical Education
  • Association of Professors in Gynecology & Obstetrics
    Chair, Development Committee, 2010-2014
  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Oral Board Examiner, 2006-2014
Awards & Honors
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Association of Professors in Gynecology & Obstetrics, 2014
  • Regents Outstanding Teaching Award
    The University of Texas System, 2012
  • Distinguished Clinical Educator
    UT Southwestern, 2009
  • Academy of Teachers
    The University of Texas System, 2006