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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

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

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, Geriatric Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal 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

Research Interests

Models, Educational; Geriatrics; Education, Medical, Undergraduate; Respiratory Aspiration; Foreign Bodies
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Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Interests

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

Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

CP concern for questions/worries
4.9
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
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5.0
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5.0
Patients' confidence in CP
5.0
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.5



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