Collins has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Urgent Care Foundation and on the Board of Directors of the Urgent Care Association of America. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine as well as multiple other committees for UCAOA, JCAHO, National Quality Forum, and others.
He has conducted research on urgent care access, urgent care referral practices, the role of urgent care centers in population health management, community health and others. Collins graduated Cum Laude from Bowdoin College with a dual major in Biochemistry and Anthropology. He did graduate work in social and medical anthropology at the University of Rochester and completed his fieldwork in Maharasthra, India as a U.S. Department of Education National Graduate Fellow. He graduated Cum Laude from the Boston University School of Medicine and as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency in the Harvard Medical School Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program. He was selected as a National Health Service Scholar and is currently an Ambassador with the NHSC.
He has taught medical students and residents at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University School of Medicine, and several other institutions. He is the recipient of multiple teaching and preceptor awards. He is married and has three children.