Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Dr. Aung is a tenured professor of internal medicine and serves as the Vice President for Faculty Success at TTUHSC El Paso. Dr. Aung received his medical degree from Rangoon University Medical College in Burma. He completed his internal medicine residency at Temple University School of Medicine/St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where he served as the Chief Medical Resident. In addition to his medical degree, he also received a master’s of public health from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the National Board of Public Health Examiners.
Dr. Aung chairs the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Committee on Faculty Appointment, Promotion, Tenure and Comprehensive Performance Appraisal and participates in executive leadership search committees. He provides oversight for the Office of Faculty Affairs and the Office of Continuing Medical Education. He has led the successful accreditation of the institution by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. He is a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA) and serves on the GFA Research and Project Development Subcommittee. Dr. Aung chairs the Texas Consortium for Faculty Success, which aims to promote faculty success at academic health institutions in Texas. He is a member of the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 3 Test Materials Development Committee for the National Board of Medical Examiners. He chairs the UpToDate® Review Leadership Committee of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM). He was recognized for his role as a mentor in the Women and Medicine Task Force’s Career Advising Program by the SGIM.