Jeffrey A Colburn


Major, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Assistant Clerkship Director, Internal Medicine
Location: San Antonio Military Medical Center, TX
Research Interests:
Diabetes Mellitus
Medical Student Education
Office Phone


Doctor of Medicine 2005-2009
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Bachelor of Science in Biology 2001-2005
State University of New York

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

2016-2017 Co-Chairman on the committee for the Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Diabetes Mellitus

2017 Air Force Excellence in Clinical or Academic Teaching (MF) Special Experience Identifier (SEI)

Representative Bibliography

1. P.R. Conlin, D.C. Aron, J.A. Colburn, E.M. Decesare, A.M.Lugo, S.A. Watts. Roundtable Discussion: Implementing the 2017 VA/DoD Diabetes Clinical Practice Guideline. 2017. Fed Pract. 34(8):10-15.

2. M.P. Tschanz, S.A. Watts, J.A. Colburn, P.R. Conlin, L.M. Pogach. Overview of the 2017 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline For the Management of Type 2 Diabetes. 2017. Fed Pract. 34(8):4-9.

3. Conlin, P. R., Colburn, J., Aron, D., Pries, R., Tschanz, M. P., & Pogach, L. (2017). Synopsis of the 2017 u.s. department of veterans affairs/u.s. department of defense clinical practice guideline: Management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Annals of Internal Medicine. doi:10.7326/M17-1362

5. Kluesner JK, Beckman DJ, Tate JM, Wardian JL, Graybill SD, Colburn JA, Folaron I, True MW. Analysis of Current Thyroid Function Test Ordering Practices. 2017. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. PMID 29105255

6. Tate JM, Colburn JA, Gyorffy JB. The rationale for pheochromocytoma screening in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1: a case report and review of literature. 2017. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports. 5: 1-4.

7. Colburn J.A., Pogach L., Conlin P.R., Good C.B., Aron D.C., Mercedes F., Julius M., Pries R., Khachikian D., Watts S.A., Lugo A.M., Atayde E.R., McReynolds S., Steil E.N., Snyder T., Stuffel E.P., Thompson G.H., Tschanz M.P., Watson N.A. VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care. 2017. Accessed at

8. Graybill SD, Folaron I, Kluesner J, Tate J, Colburn J, Wardian J, True M, Beckman D. “The Most Efficient and Effective Methods of Getting New Results to Patients - A Survey.” 2017. Healthcare. Pending Publication.

9. True M, Folaron I, Wardian J, Colburn J, Sauerwein T, Beckman D, Kluesner J, Tate J, Graybill S, Davis R, Paulus A, Carlsen D, and Lewi J. Leadership Training in Endocrinology Fellowship? A Survey of Program Directors and Recent Graduates. Journal of the Endocrinology Society, Vol 1, Iss. 3, March 2017

10. Paulus, A. O., J. A. Colburn, M. W. True, D. J. Beckman, R. P. Davis, J. L. Wardian, S. D. Graybill, I. Folaron and J. E. Lewi (2016). "Evaluation of Total Daily Dose and Glycemic Control for Patients Taking U-500 Regular Insulin Admitted to the Hospital." Endocr Pract 22(10): 1187-1191.

11. Colburn JA, True MW, Weitzel EK, York GE, “Visual Vignette: Medically Induced Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage in a Patient with Macroprolactinoma”, Endocrine Practice, 2015 Jan 1;21(1):93.