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. 2018
    2018 Clinician Education Investigator AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2017
    Outstanding Reviewer CommendationAnnals of Internal Medicine
  3. 2017
    Award for designation of Classics in Science & Engineering Education AwardGoogle Scholar
  4. 2016
    Educator of the YearCenter for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS)
  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. 2018 - 2019
    MemberNational Board of Medical Examiners, Test Committee Representative
  2. 2018 - present
    ChairInterpretation of the Medical Literature Abstract/Search Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  3. 2018
    MemberSGIM Annual Meeting Scientific Abstract Review Committee
  4. 2018
    Member2018 American College of Physicians National Associates Abstract Competition Review Board
  5. 2018 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Care Network Physician Wellbeing Collaborative Advisory Board
  6. 2017 - 2018
    Provider AdvocatePlummer Project Provider Advocate
  7. 2017 - present
    ChairEvidence Based Medicine Item Response Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  8. 2017 - present
    ChairInterpretation of the Medical Literature Abstract/Search Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  9. 2017
    MemberSGIM Annual Meeting Scientific Abstract Review Committee
  10. 2017
    MemberChief medical resident selection committee, Mayo Medical School
  11. 2017 - present
    MemberKern Scholar Selection Committee
  12. 2017 - present
    MemberEndowment for Education Research Award (EERA) Review Committee, Office of Applied Scholarship and Education Science (OASES), Mayo Clinic
  13. 2017 - present
    Co-DirectorProgram in Physician Well-Being, Department of Medicine
  14. 2017 - present
    MemberCharter on Physician Well-Being Executive Writing Group, Collaborative for Healing and Renewal in Medicine (CHARM) Steering Committee
  15. 2017 - present
    MemberCENTILE (Georgetown University CENTer for Innovation and Leadership in Education) Scientific Program Review Committee
  16. 2017 - present
    Co-ChairAmerican Conference on Physician Health Abstract Review Committee
  17. 2017 - present
    Grant ReviewerArnold P. Gold Foundation Research Institute
  18. 2017 - present
    Grant ReviewerNazabayev University Research Review
  19. 2014 - 2017
    MemberGIM Triage Team, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  20. 2014 - present
    MemberDivision of General Internal Medicine Calendar Committee
  21. 2009 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2007 - present
    memberCTSA/CCaTS Curriculum Committee
  23. 2005 - present
    MemberSociety of General Internal Medicine
  24. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  25. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.