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

Certifications

  1. 2003
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Outstanding Reviewer CommendationAnnals of Internal Medicine
  2. 2017
    Award for designation of Classics in Science & Engineering Education AwardGoogle Scholar
  3. 2016
    Educator of the YearCenter for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS)
  4. 2015
    Outstanding Resident Educator commendationInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 2014
    Distinguished Alumnus Award for Early Career AchievementCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  6. 2013
    Education Research Achievement AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  7. 2012
    2012 Landmark Contribution to the Literature AwardDepartment of Education Administration
  8. 2009
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  9. 2008
    Educational Excellence AwardDivision of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2008
    Outstanding Alumni AwardCollege of Public Health, University of Iowa
  11. 2005
    Innovator of the Year AwardDivision of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2003
    Outstanding Achievement AwardInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  13. 2003
    Chief Medical ResidentMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  14. 2000
    Alpha Omega AlphaCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  15. 2000
    William Wilson Award for Exceptional Accomplishment in Internal MedicineCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  16. 1994
    M.D./Ph.D. Fellowship in BiostatisticsMerck, University of Iowa

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    ChairEvidence Based Medicine Item Response Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  2. 2017 - present
    ChairInterpretation of the Medical Literature Abstract/Search Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  3. 2017
    MemberSGIM Annual Meeting Scientific Abstract Review Committee
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberKern Scholar Selection Committee
  5. 2017 - present
    MemberEndowment for Education Research Award (EERA) Review Committee, Office of Applied Scholarship and Education Science (OASES), Mayo Clinic
  6. 2017 - present
    MemberCharter on Physician Well-Being Executive Writing Group, Collaborative for Healing and Renewal in Medicine (CHARM) Steering Committee
  7. 2017 - present
    MemberCENTILE (Georgetown University CENTer for Innovation and Leadership in Education) Scientific Program Review Committee
  8. 2017 - present
    Co-ChairAmerican Conference on Physician Health Abstract Review Committee
  9. 2017 - present
    Grant ReviewerArnold P. Gold Foundation Research Institute
  10. 2017 - present
    Grant ReviewerNazabayev University Research Review
  11. 2005 - present
    MemberSociety of General Internal Medicine
  12. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  13. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.