Lauren G. Collins, MD

Lauren G. Collins, MD

Contact Dr. Collins

1015 Walnut Street
Suite 401
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-2764
(215) 955-0640 fax

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College - 2002

Residency

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia PA

Fellowship

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia PA

Board Certification

Family Practice
Geriatric Medicine

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Biography

Lauren Collins, MD is Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Geriatrics at Thomas Jefferson University, Associate Director of Jefferson’s Center for Interprofessional Education (JCIPE) and Director of Jefferson’s Health Mentors Program. In 2015, she was selected as one of five recipients of the Macy Faculty Scholars Program from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. In addition, she has received the American Academy of Family Physicians' Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education, Jefferson’s IPE Education Award, three AAMC/Macy Collaborative Development Awards and a HRSA Geriatric Academic Career Award. Dr. Collins has served as Principal Investigator of a five year HRSA-funded undergraduate medical education grant, The Jefferson Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Predoctoral Education Project. Dr. Collins serves as a peer reviewer and/or editorial board member for six peer-reviewed journals, has over 20 peer-reviewed publications and over 50 national presentations, teaches and advises students, and serves on multiple committees for interprofessional education. Dr. Collins’ career focus and passion is for IPE, curricular innovation and scholarship. Dr. Collins received her undergraduate degree with honors from Princeton University, and she completed her medical degree at Jefferson Medical College and a family medicine residency and geriatric medicine fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.