Colin P. West, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Internist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Colin P. West, M.D., Ph.D., is a general internal medicine physician. His clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in management of chronic diseases
  • Complex coordination of care and diagnosis of unresolved illness
  • Promoting each patient's understanding of disease and empowering patients to become partners in managing their health

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. West is active in research and education, providing mentorship to medical students, residents and fellows. His research interests include evidence-based medicine, medical education and optimizing patient care through efforts to promote physician well-being.

  1. 2004
    Chief Medical ResidentDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2003
    ResidentDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2000
    Post Doctoral FellowshipClinical Trials Center, University of Iowa
  4. 1999
    PhD - BiostatisticsUniversity of Iowa
  5. 1999
    MDCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  6. 1995
    MS - BiostatisticsUniversity of Iowa
  7. 1992
    BS - Mathematics, Statistics, ZoologyUniversity of Washington

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    2018 Clinician Education Investigator AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2018
    The Arthur Rubinstein Award for Leading with IntegrityArnold P. Gold Foundation Research Institute
  3. 2017
    Outstanding Reviewer CommendationAnnals of Internal Medicine
  4. 2017
    Award for designation of Classics in Science & Engineering Education AwardGoogle Scholar
  5. 2017
    Outstanding Resident Educator commendation (Top 30% rating)Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  6. 2016
    Educator of the YearCenter for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS)
  7. 2016
    Outstanding Resident Educator commendation (Top 30% rating)Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2014
    Distinguished Alumnus Award for Early Career AchievementCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  9. 2013
    Education Research Achievement AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  10. 2012
    2012 Landmark Contribution to the Literature AwardDepartment of Education Administration
  11. 2009
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  12. 2008
    Educational Excellence AwardDivision of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 2008
    Outstanding Alumni AwardCollege of Public Health, University of Iowa
  14. 2005
    Innovator of the Year AwardDivision of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 2003
    Outstanding Achievement AwardInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  16. 2003
    Chief Medical ResidentMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  17. 2000
    Alpha Omega AlphaCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  18. 2000
    William Wilson Award for Exceptional Accomplishment in Internal MedicineCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  19. 1994
    M.D./Ph.D. Fellowship in BiostatisticsMerck, University of Iowa

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    Member2019 SGIM Annual Workshop Review Committee
  2. 2018 - present
    Group LeaderArnold P. Gold Foundation Research Institute Mapping The Landscape, Journeying Together Annual Symposium
  3. 2018 - 2019
    MemberNational Board of Medical Examiners, Test Committee Representative
  4. 2018 - present
    ChairInterpretation of the Medical Literature Abstract/Search Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  5. 2018
    MemberDepartment of Medicine Continuing Professional Development Research Award Review Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2018
    MemberSGIM Annual Meeting Scientific Abstract Review Committee
  7. 2018
    Member2018 American College of Physicians National Associates Abstract Competition Review Board
  8. 2018 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Care Network Physician Wellbeing Collaborative Advisory Board
  9. 2018 - present
    MemberEndowment for Education Research Award (EERA) Review Committee, Office of Applied Scholarship and Education Science (OASES), Mayo Clinic
  10. 2018 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education Research Committee
  11. 2018 - present
    Grant ReviewerUK Research and Innovation Medical Research Council (MRC)
  12. 2017 - 2018
    Provider AdvocatePlummer Project Provider Advocate
  13. 2017 - 2018
    ChairEvidence Based Medicine Item Response Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  14. 2017 - present
    ChairInterpretation of the Medical Literature Abstract/Search Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  15. 2017 - 2018
    ReviewerNational Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience Web content
  16. 2017
    MemberSGIM Annual Meeting Scientific Abstract Review Committee
  17. 2017
    MemberChief medical resident selection committee, Mayo Medical School
  18. 2017 - present
    MemberKern Scholar Selection Committee
  19. 2017 - present
    MemberEndowment for Education Research Award (EERA) Review Committee, Office of Applied Scholarship and Education Science (OASES), Mayo Clinic
  20. 2017 - present
    Co-DirectorProgram in Physician Well-Being, Department of Medicine
  21. 2017 - present
    MemberCharter on Physician Well-Being Executive Writing Group, Collaborative for Healing and Renewal in Medicine (CHARM) Steering Committee
  22. 2017 - present
    MemberCENTILE (Georgetown University CENTer for Innovation and Leadership in Education) Scientific Program Review Committee
  23. 2017 - present
    Co-ChairAmerican Conference on Physician Health Abstract Review Committee
  24. 2017 - present
    Grant ReviewerArnold P. Gold Foundation Research Institute
  25. 2017 - present
    Grant ReviewerNazabayev University Research Review
  26. 2014 - 2017
    MemberGIM Triage Team, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  27. 2014 - present
    MemberDivision of General Internal Medicine Calendar Committee
  28. 2014 - present
    MemberCenter for Clinical and Translation Science Educator of the Year Award Committee
  29. 2009 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  30. 2007 - present
    memberCTSA/CCaTS Curriculum Committee
  31. 2005 - present
    MemberSociety of General Internal Medicine
  32. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  33. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
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