Coller Research Group

Dr. Coller is Division Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine and a physician-scientist who serves as PI of NIH, AHRQ, and HRSA-funded research programs. His research applies mixed-methods to design and test clinical interventions to improve family-centered outcomes for children with medical complexity. His primary focus is on preventing hospitalization through innovative support for the healthcare delivered by families to children with chronic illnesses. His team conducts foundational qualitative research, secondary analyses of large administrative datasets, multisite prospective observational and interventional studies, including randomizing clinical trials. He serves as UW PI and steering committee member of the HRSA-funded CYSHCNet (Research Network for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs), leading its primary data studies. Dr. Coller’s academic service includes serving on Editorial Boards for Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Academic Pediatrics, the official journal of the Academic Pediatric Association, as well as that National Quality Forum’s committee endorsing Patient Experience and Function measures.

Mentoring faculty and trainees is integral to Dr. Coller’s research program, having formal training in mentorship through the Maternal and Child Health Bureau-funded fellowship in the Child and Family Health Training Program and MPH from UCLA, as well as leadership and mentorship training during his Chief Residency and three years as an Associate Program Director with the UCLA Pediatric Residency Training Program. Dr. Coller has enjoyed serving as invited national mentor for the Academic Pediatric Association’s Quality and Safety Improvement Scholars Program as well as its Young Investigator Award Program.

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