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Caitlin Collins, MD

Caitlin Collins, MD

  • Clinical Fellow (PGY-7)
  • Trauma & Emergency Surgery

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Caitlin Collins, M.D., M.P.H. is a Surgical Critical Care Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her General Surgery residency training at UCSF in 2022. She completed a master's degree in Public Health at Berkeley with a focus on Global Health. Her research has focused on alternative payment models, health equity, and quality improvement within surgical populations. Under the mentorship of Dr. Liza Wick, she has explored the impact of bundled payment reimbursement models within a general surgery population. She has also worked on the implementation of a quality improvement platform for trauma patients in Southwestern Cameroon under the guidance and mentorship of Dr. Catherine Juillard and Dr. Alain Chichom Mefire.

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  • University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
  • 2019
    • University of California San Francisco Medical Center - General Surgery Intern - 2016-2017
    • University of California San Francisco Medical Center - General Surgery Resident - 2017-2022
    • Global Surgery
    • Health Equity and Barriers to Access in Surgery
    • Medical Student Education
    • Quality Improvement and Process Improvement within Surgery
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    1. Collins CR, Abel MK, Shui A, Intinarelli G, Sosa JA, Wick EC. Preparing for participation in the centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' bundle care payment initiative-advanced for major bowel surgery. Perioper Med (Lond). 2022 Dec 09; 11(1):54. View in PubMed
    2. Greenberg AL, Collins CR, Rosser ML, Ascher NL, O'Sullivan PS, Reilly LM, Lebares CC. Surgical Trainee Well-Being: A Synergy of Individual and System-Level Interventions. Acad Med. 2021 11 01; 96(11S):S184-S185. View in PubMed
    3. Greenberg AL, Schwartz H, Collins CR, Kelly YM, Mackersie R, Mourad M, Roberts JP, Bongiovanni T. Emergency general surgery utilization and disparities during COVID-19: an interrupted time-series analysis. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2021; 6(1):e000679. View in PubMed
    4. Collins C, Mahuron K, Bongiovanni T, Lancaster E, Sosa JA, Wick E. Stress and the Surgical Resident in the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Surg Educ. 2021 Mar-Apr; 78(2):422-430. View in PubMed
    5. Collins CR, Wick EC. Reflections on the Complexity of Surgical Site Infection Prevention and Detection from an Organizational Lens. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2019 Oct; 20(7):577-580. View in PubMed


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