Khadijah Watkins, MD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry in the division of child and adolescent psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an assistant attending psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Watkins received her bachelor of science degree from Xavier University of Louisiana, her medical degree from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine and her masters of public health from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Watkins completed her residency in general psychiatry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry-New Jersey Medical School where she served as an assistant chief Resident. She trained in child and adolescent psychiatry at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital combined program of Columbia and Cornell Universities. Dr. Watkins held the position as chief resident for this program and participated in research during her fellowship.