Donald Scott

Donald Scott

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Administration

Bio

Physician: Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Scholarly interest in Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education

  • (706) 713-2206
  • (706) 713-2221
  • Athens, GA

Education

  • MD, Medicine University of Chicago The, 1992

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General American University, 1987

Certifications

  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015

  • GA State Medical License Georgia Composite Medical Board, 2022

  • Board Certification Geriatric Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine, 2019

  • PHY GA Composite Medical Brd, 2011

Awards & Honors

  • Commencement Speaker AU/UGA Medical Partnership Class of 2022, 2022

  • 2021, Excellence in Teaching Award AU/UGA Medical Partnership, 2022

  • 2020, Educator of the Year, Class of 2020 AU/UGA Medical Partnership, 2020

  • 2020, Marietta Suhart Award Georgia Gerontological Society, 2020

  • 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award AU/UGA Medical Partnership, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5067

    Geriatric Elective
  • MEDI 5212

    Mod 1: Hematology/Oncology
  • MEDI 5226

    Mod 2: GU
  • MEDI 5156

    Mod 2: Musculoskeletal
  • MEDI 5161

    Mod 3: Brain & Behavior
  • MEDI 5232

    Mod 3: Cardiopulmonary
  • MEDI 5151

    Module 1: Fundamentals
  • MEDI 5168

    Mod 4: Renal/Cardiopulmonary
  • MEDI 5179

    Mod 5: GI/Endo/Repro

Teaching Interests

Geriatric Medicine
Palliative Care
Pre-Clinical Curriculum Development
High Fidelity Simulation

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • How healthcare providers assess the accuracy of the medical history given by patients with dementia, 2021
    Abstract
  • Creation of an Assessment to Benefit Homebound Older Adults , 2021
    Abstract
  • Assessing Unmet Needs of Homebound Older Adults in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, 2020
    Abstract
  • An Observed Structured Teaching Exercise for 4th Year Medical Students., 2012
    Abstract
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Assessment of a Geriatrics Observed Structured Teaching Evaluation (OSTE) for Non-Geriatrics Faculty., 2012
    Abstract

Research Interests

Medical Education
Geriatric Medicine

Department Service

  • Curriculum Integration Team 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Ethics Curriculum Team 2022 - 2023

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Case Writing Committee 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • Ethics Curriculum Team 2019 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Expansion Committee 2019 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • 2017 - Present

  • 2016 - Present

  • 2020 - 2020

  • 2018 - 2019

  • 2011 - 2014

Public Service

  • Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) 2019 - Present

    Role: Board Member
  • Mercy Clinic Physician Volunteer 2016 - Present