Caitlin Collins, M.D.

Caitlin Collins, M.D.

Resident (PGY-4)
General Surgery 

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Yale University - B.S., Biomedical Engineering - 2010
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania - M.D. - 2015
University of California, Berkeley - M.P.H., Interdisciplinary Studies and Global Health - 2019

  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center - General Surgery Intern - 2016-2017
  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center - General Surgery Resident - 2017-present
  • Trauma and Critical Care
  • Global Surgery
  • Global Surgery
  • Health Equity and Barriers to Access in Surgery
  • Medical Student Education
  • Quality Improvement and Process Improvement within Surgery

Caitlin Collins, M.D., M.P.H. is a general surgery resident at the University of California, San Francisco. She recently 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.

  • T32 Training Grant, Training in Gastrointestinal Surgery, NIH, 2018-2020
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  1. 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. 2020 Jul 25. View in PubMed
  2. 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