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Eric Coleman, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

Head, Division of Health Care Policy and Research

13199 East Montview Blvd., Suite 400
Campus Box: F480
Aurora, CO 80045-7201

vox: 303-724-2523
fax: 303-724-2530

Eric Coleman, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Medicine within the Divisions of Health Care Policy and Research and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Coleman is the Director of the Care Transitions Program, aimed at improving quality and safety during times of care “hand-offs”. He is also the Executive Director of the Practice Change Fellows Program, designed to build leadership capacity among health care professionals who are responsible for geriatric programs and service lines. As a board-certified geriatrician, Dr. Coleman maintains direct patient care responsibility for older adults in ambulatory, acute, and subacute care settings.

Dr. Coleman's research focuses on: (1) enhancing the role of patients and caregivers in improving the quality of their care transitions across acute and post-acute settings; (2) measuring quality of care transitions from the perspective of patients and caregivers; and (3) implementing system-level quality improvement interventions and (4) using health information technology to promote safe and effective care transitions.

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