Colin P. West, M.D., Ph.D.
The research of Colin P. West, M.D., Ph.D., focuses primarily on physician well-being, evidence-based medicine and biostatistics, and medical education.
Each of Dr. West's projects involves collaboration with people and groups both within and outside Mayo Clinic, including Jeff A. Sloan, Ph.D., in the Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics and members of leadership in the American College of Physicians.
The work of Dr. West and his team has been published in multiple top-tier journals, including the Journal of the American Medicine Association, Annals of Internal Medicine and Archives of Internal Medicine.
Significance to patient care
Dr. West's research aims to improve patient care by promoting physician well-being and reducing physician distress. Healthier physicians can provide better care and communicate more effectively.
By understanding the factors contributing to both well-being and distress, Dr. West's team hopes to improve health care delivery.
In addition, Dr. West's studies in medical education inform national policy decisions influencing physician training, which then directly impact the health care system and patient care.
Chief Medical Resident
Post Doctoral Fellowship
Mathematics, Statistics, Zoology
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