Frank “Chip” Celestino, MD

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Director of Geriatrics
Department of Family & Community Medicine

“I am an avid sports enthusiast, especially golf and basketball. I have served as a coach for youth soccer. Other interests include Community Theater, singing in the choir, computers and the history of golf and golf course architecture.”

Interests

Geriatrics, Advance Directives, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Hypertension, Alzheimer’s Disease, Bioethics, Ethics Consultation

Education 

1973
Wesleyan University
Middletown, Connecticut
B.A. Degree, Biology
Cum Laude
1978University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, New York
M.D. Degree

Postdoctoral Training

1978 – 1981
Family Practice Internship and Residency
Madigan Army Medical Center
Tacoma, Washington
1982Basic Clinical Teaching Skills
Duke-Watts Family Medicine Faculty Development Workshops
Durham, North Carolina
January 1983Advanced Clinical Teaching Skills
Duke-Watts Family Medicine Faculty Development Workshops
Durham, North Carolina
 June 1983
Small Groups and Lectures
Duke-Watts Family Medicine Faculty Development Workshops
Durham, North Carolina
1985 – 1986Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship
(Part-time Program)
Department of Family Medicine
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1990
Colposcopy Training Workshop/Certification
National Procedures Institute
Michigan State University
Midland, Michigan
 2001- 2003
Research Fellowship, Funded by Title VII
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Certifications

1979Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
1981Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Recertified  1987, 1994, 2001, 2008
1982 – Present
Certified Instructor
Natural Family Planning
(Billings Ovulation Method)
1983 – 2006
Instructor
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
American Heart Association 
1983 – 1988
Instructor
Advanced Trauma Life Support
American College of Surgeons
1984 – PresentBasic Cardiac Life Support
1992 – PresentCertificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine

Academic Career

1981 – 1984
Attending Staff
Martin Army Community Hospital
Fort Benning, Georgia
 1982 – 1984
Emergency Department Staff
Saint Francis Hospital
Columbus, Georgia
1983 – 1984Assistant Professor
Department of Family Practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, Maryland
1984 – 1994
Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
1994 – 2006Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
2006 – Present
Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Selected Publications

Other Credentials  


 

1987 – PresentDirector, Geriatrics Assessment Clinic
1992 – 1996Director, Parallel (PBL) Curriculum
1994 – Present
National Board of Medical Examiners 
    Step I Item Writer (1994 – 2008)    
    Step I Interdisciplinary Review Committee (1998 – 2008)      
    Clinical Skills Examination (Step II) Test Development 
    Committee (1998 – present)
    End of Life Task Force (2002)                   
    Chair, Step I Introduction to Clinical Diagnosis Committee 
    (2004 – 2008)     
    Step I Overnight Committee (2005 – present) 
    Board of Directors, Governance Council (2005 – present)
1998 – PresentChair, Ethics Clinical Consultation Committee North Carolina Baptist Hospital
2004 – PresentDirector, Doctor Patient Communication Course
          
   

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