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Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Clinical Geriatrics, Dementia, Geriatric Continuity Care, Geriatric Medicine and Assessment, Geriatrics

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-8250
Department: 336-713-8570

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Education & Training

  • B.Sc., University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1998
  • M.D., University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 2002
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2003
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2005
  • Fellowship, Internal Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2006

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Memberships

  • Am Geriatrics Society
  • Am Medical Assn

NPI Number

  • 1356364509
Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.

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Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Sticht Center on Aging

Research Interests

aging, education/training (all f, t,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-8964 | Department: 336-713-8570

Recent Publications

Omlor RL, Watkins FS, Lawlor JS, Lovato JF, Fino NF, Atkinson HH. Intern boot camp: feasibility and impact of a one-hour session to ensure graduating medical student competency in falls risk assessment. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2016;():.

Kumar NR, Pajewski N, Watkins F, Zimmer R, Callahan KE, Williamson JD. The impact of post-hospital discharge home visit timing by nurse practitioners and physicians on all-cause readmissions [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015;63(Suppl 1):S270.

Watkins FS, Williamson J, Craver K, Smith S, Duncan P. Initial readmissions data from a joint venture between an academic medical center and a national home health company [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62(Suppl 1):S225-S226.

Demons JL, Chenna S, Callahan KE, Davis BR, Kearsley L, Sink KM, Watkins FS, Williamson JD, Atkinson HH. Utilizing a Meals on Wheels program to teach falls risk assessment to medical students. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2014;35(4):409-420.

Omlor RL, Watkins FS, Lawlor J, Lovato JF, Atkinson HH. Intern boot camp: teaching and assessing falls risk assessment as an essential competency for graduating medical students [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(Suppl 1):S208.

Atkinson HH, Lambros A, Davis BR, Lawlor JS, Lovato J, Sink KM, Demons JL, Lyles MF, Watkins FS, Callahan KE, Williamson JD. Teaching medical student geriatrics competencies in 1 week: an efficient model to teach and document selected competencies using clinical and community resources. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(7):1182-1187.

Callahan K, Feiereisel KB, Williamson J, Watkins FS, Atkinson HH. A three-year competency-based geriatrics curriculum for internal medicine residents [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(4 Suppl):S207-S208.

Callahan K, Gottlieb R, Applegate W, Atkinson H, Watkins F, Williamson J. Older adults receiving community-based services demonstrate high hospital utilization rates [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S187-S188.

Omlor RL, Watkins FS, Lovato JF, Williamson JD. Self-reported childhood learning difficulties and incidence of dementia [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S32.

Watkins FS, Williamson JD, High KP, Podrazik PM, Atkinson HH. Impact of a geriatrics-based faculty development program for subspecialists in internal medicine [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S82.

Atkinson HH, Watkins FS, High KP, Lawlor JS, Lambros A, Williamson JD. Comparison of trainee, peer, and self ratings of geriatrics teaching: a videotaped observed teaching exercise [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(Suppl 1):39-40.

Crowder S, Atkinson H, Watkins F. Geriatrician's treatment dilemma: known risk versus questionable benefit [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(Suppl 1):S120.

Boyd M, Watkins F, Singh S, Haponik E, Chatterjee A, Conforti J, Chin R Jr. Prevalence of flexible bronchoscopic removal of foreign bodies in the advanced elderly. Age Ageing. 2009;38(4):396-400.

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Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Interests

Clinical Geriatrics, Dementia, Geriatric Continuity Care, Geriatric Medicine and Assessment, Geriatrics
Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.

Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Sticht Center on Aging

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