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CURRICULUM VITAE

Bryan Johnston MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Division of Residency

OFFICE ADDRESS:
St Joseph Family Medicine Program
2400 W Villard Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209

EDUCATION:
08/01/2003 - 05/01/2008 Bachelors of Science (BS) in Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
08/01/2012 - 05/01/2016 Doctor of Medicine (MD), Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2019 Resident Physician, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine, MCW/Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency Program, 1121 E North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53212
10/2019 - 06/2020 Junior Faculty Development Program, Family & Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2020 - Present Kern Kinetic3 Academy - Medical Educator Track, Kern

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
09/01/2019 - Present Core Faculty, Office of Community Engagement, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/01/2019 - Present Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine, Residency & Medical Student Education, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 W Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226
05/2020 - Present Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/2020 - Present Course Director -- Family Medicine as Counterculture elective, Family & Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2020 - Present Course Director -- Health Policy & Physician Advocacy elective, Family & Community Medicine, MCW
05/2020 - Present Director, residency global health track, Department of Family & Community Medicine, MCW
03/01/2022 - Present Director, Community Medicine, Department of Family & Community Medicine, All Saints Family Medicine Residency Program, MCW
06/2022 - Present Urban & Community Health Pathway Planning Council, MCW

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
09/01/2019 - Present Faculty Physician, Family Medicine, Ascension St. Joseph Hospital, 5000 W Chambers St, Milwaukee, WI 53210
09/01/2019 - Present Faculty Physician, Family medicine, Ascension All Saints Hospital, 3801 Spring St, Racine, WI 53405

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Family Medicine
07/01/2019
06/30/2029
   
AWARDS AND HONORS:
2015 President's Community Engagement Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 Impact Award, Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine
2018 Educational Project of the Year, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine
2018 Outstanding Medical Student Teachers, MCW Curriculum & Evaluation Committee
2019 Resident Scholarship Award, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine
2019 Faculty of Tomorrow Scholarship, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
2019 Clinical Project Award, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine
2020 - 2021 Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
2021 Outstanding Teaching Award, by the Family Medicine residents for outstanding quality of instruction, All Saints Family Medicine Residency Program
06/2022 Department of Family & Communtiy Medicine Educational Project of the Year, Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2022 Karen Marcdante Excellence in Medical Education Scholarship Travel Award, Kern

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2015 - Present Gold Humanism Honor Society (Elected Member)
2019 - Present Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (Member)
2019 - Present American Academy of Family Physicians (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Ad-Hoc Reviewer
2019 - 2020 Health Education Journal
2019 - Present Journal of Public Health Dentistry
2020 - Present Journal of Health Care for the Poor & Underserved
2020 - Present MCW DFCM Research Forum
07/2021 - Present Wisconsin Medical Journal
2021 - Present poster reviewer, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Medical Student Education
2021 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine PRIMER

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2012 - 2013 Student Representative, MCW Curriculum and Evaluation Committiee, MCW
2012 - 2013 Curriculum & Evaluation Chair, MCW Student Assembly, MCW
2012 - 2013 Board Member, Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured Board of Directors, MCW
2016 - 2019 Committee Member, Housestaff Safety & Wellness Committee, MCWAH
2020 - Present Global Health Liaison to Department of Family & Community Medicine, MCW Office of Global Health, MCW
2021 - Present Member, Pediatric Care Peer Review Committee, Ascension St. Joseph's Hospital

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Integration of a buprenorphine into a multi-component harm reduction program for people who inject drugs in Kampala, Uganda
Source:
NIH
Role:
Co-I
PI:
Julia Dickson-Gomez
Dates:
09/01/2020 - 08/31/2023
  
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Development of Opioid Treatment Services in Underserved Areas
Source:
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Role:
Co-I
PI:
Julie Doniere, Ascension
Dates:
07/01/2020 - 09/30/2020
Direct Funds:
$43,300
  
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Fresh Food Access Fund (FFAF)
Source:
City of Milwaukee
Role:
community-academic partner
PI:
Edgar Russell
Dates:
05/27/2020 - 12/31/2020
Direct Funds:
$21,200
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Johnston B, Ellsworth A, Frazer T, Nepal, Catholic East Elementary School Assembly, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2016
Johnston B, Garrison C, Black lives matter and the family health center, MCW Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency Program Didactic Lecture, Milwaukee, WI, 02/2017
Johnston B, Bernstein R, Silver diamine fluoride at the family health center, MCW Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency Program Interactive training session, Milwaukee, WI, 12/2017
Johnston B, Butler D, The homeless or housing unstable pregnancy, MCW Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency Program Didactic Lecture, Milwaukee, WI, 12/2017
Garrison C, McKinney V, Johnston B, Munroe A, Race matters: addressing racism as a health issue, MCW Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency Didactic Session, Milwaukee, WI, 02/2018
Garrison C, McKinney V, Johnston B, Munroe A, Race matters: addressing racism as a health issue, MCW All Saints Family Medicine Residency Didactic Session, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2018
Johnston B, Meuer L, Bower D, Teaching clinical reasoning to tomorrow's Family Physicians, MCW CHCR Work Group Presentation, Milwaukee, WI, 08/2018
Johnston B, Sanders J, The pregnant refugee, Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency didactic lecture, Milwaukee, WI, 08/2018
Johnston B, Sanders J, Family Medicine in Zambia, MCW Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency Program Didactic Lecture, Milwaukee, WI, 08/2018
Johnston B, Sanders J, Refugee with a cough, MCW Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency Program Didactic Lecture, Milwaukee, WI, 08/2018
Sanders J, Johnston B, Refugee theme day, Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency educational theme day, Milwaukee, WI, 08/2018
Johnston B, Opioid use disorder, Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency didactic lecture, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2018
Sanders J, Johnston B, Rashid F, Health issues of newly arrived refugees with special emphasis on childrens health, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 11/2018
Hayes J, Johnston B, Zeman J, Campbell N, Resident Clinical Teaching Workshop, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Cure Conference Session, Milwaukee, WI, 03/2019
Hayes J, Johnston B, PCSS Buprenorphine Waiver Training, MCW/Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency, 05/2019
Johnston B, Mass Incarceration and the Patient-Provider Relationship, Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency didactic lecture, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2019
Johnston B, Sanders J, Updates on Family Medicine in Zambia, MCW Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency Program Didactic Lecture, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2019
Garrison C, McKinney V, Johnston B, Munroe A, Race matters: addressing racism as a health issue, MCW Community Memorial Family Medicine Residency Didactic Session, Menomonee Falls, WI, 09/2019
Bryan Johnston, Career Development in Community Engagement, MCW Office of Community Engagement Liaison Meeting, 10/2019
Bryan Johnston, Primary Care Addiction Toolkit, residency didactic, All Saints Family Medicine Residency Program, 10/2019
Hayes J, Johnston B, PCSS Buprenorphine Waiver Training, Columbia St. Mary's Hospital, 10/2019
Bryan Johnston, Laura Mesenbrink, Gianna Sabatino, Carolyn McCarthy, Common Read Discussion Panel, MCW, 01/2020
Panel: Healthcare and the Criminal Justice System, Student National Medical Association Black History Month Dinner, MCW, 02/2020
Garrison C, McKinney V, Johnston B, Munroe A, Race matters: addressing racism as a health issue, MCW All Saints Family Medicine Residency Racism Theme Day, Milwaukee, WI, 02/2020
Panel: Global Health Leadership, MCW Global Health pathway session, MCW, 03/2020
Hayes J, Johnston B, Clinical Teaching Workshop 2020, MCW DFCM Cure Conference, MCW, 03/2020
Johnston B, Less Harm and Less Stigma: Approaching the Care of People Who Use Drugs, MCW Addiction Medicine Student Group Naloxone/Harm Reduction Training, MCW, 08/2020 - 09/2020
Clark C, Johnston B, Lundh R, Meurer L, Siker M, From Anti-Racism to Cultural Empathy: Do you have the necessary skills to provide inclusive care for diverse populations?, MCW Professionalism Week, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2020
Ahmed S, Johnston B, Nelson D, O'Connor S, Ruffalo L, Common-unity: A worldview of community engagement from the perspectives of scholarship, research, education and volunteerism, Professionalism Week, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2020
Johnston B, Ruffalo L, Community Engagement and Career Advancement, MCW Faculty Development Day, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2020
Garrison C, McKinney V, Rush C, Munroe A, Johnston B, Race Matters: Addressing Racism as a Health Issue, MCW Professionalism Week: Department of Family & Community Medicine Session, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2020
Ruffalo L, Johnston B, Franco Z, Community Engagement: A Key Component of Advancing Health Equity, Pediatric Joint Fellowship Grand Rounds, MCW/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 2020 - Present
Ruffalo L, Johnston B, Franco Z, Community Engagement: A key component of advancing health equity, Pediatric Joint Fellowship Didactic, virtual, 01/2021
Hayes J, Johnston B, Clinical Teaching Workshop 2021, DFCM Cure Conference, MCW (virtual session), 03/2021
Johnston B, Developing Community-Engaged Clinical Scholars, Center for Healthy Communities Research Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin - virtual session, 04/2021
Geer Y, Nwabuzor O, Haider S, Maheen A, Johnston B, Nutrition & Health in Underserved Communities, Minority Health Month Lunch & Learn, Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, 04/2021
Franco Z, Johnston B, Nelson D, Ruffalo L, Young S, Innovations in Communicating and Connecting: a Community Engagement Virtual Webinar, MCW Office of Community Engagement webinar, MCW/virtual, 05/2021
Johnston, B, Primary Care in the Developing World, Global Health Scholars Program presentation, Medical College of Wisconsin (virtual), 09/2021
Johnston B, Financial Wellness, faculty lecture, All Saints Family Medicine Residency Program, 09/2021
Johnston B, Ruening C, Hussin H, Refugee Care in the Emergency Department, MCW Department of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 12/2021
Johnston B, Hayes J, Reducing Stigma and Harm with Opiate Use, School of Pharmacy lecture, MCW, 01/2022
Panel: Climate Change and Health, MCW Medical Students For a Sustainable Future, virtual, 03/2022
Ruffalo L, Bauer L, Johnson B, Levas M, Pickett M, Pfeifer K, Learning Environment Culture, MCW Advancing Equity in the Learning Environment Summitt, virtual, 03/2022
Johnston B, Healthier Communities Through Community Engaged-Family Physicians, MCW Center For Healthy Communities Research Grand Rounds, virtual, 05/2022
Young S, Ruffalo L, Johnston B, Community Engagement Principles: A Didactic Session in Collaboration with SAMS/MSSRP, MCS SAMS/MSSRP summer didactic series, virtual, 06/2022
 
Regional
Caring for refugee patients and partnering to serve better: private and public sector collaborations, Our City of Nations Conference 2020, virtual, 11/2020
Garrison C, McKinney V, Munroe A, Rush C, Lundh R, Johnston B, Race Matters: Addressing Racism as a Health Issue [virtual workshop], MCW Family Medicine Winter Refresher, virtual, 03/2021
Hayes J, Johnston B, ABFM Clinical Preceptor Performance Improvement Initiativea??[virtual workshop], MCW Winter Refresher for Family Medicine, virtual, 03/2021
Johnston B, Hayes J, Be the change: Addressing stigma in the care of those who use drugs, Overdose Fatality Review Wisconsin Summit, virtual, 06/2021
Garrison C, Johnston B, Race matters: addressing racism as a health issue, Catholic Churches Social Justice Group Meeting, Milwaukee, 04/2022
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Cercone, K, Zirimenya L, Mwebesa E, Johnston B, Frazer T, Visotcky A, Selman L, Wiebe L, A pilot study tracking spiritual well-being of patients at Hospice Africa Uganda, MCW Student Research Day, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2013
Johnston B, Hannan KE, Cercone K, Frazer T, Mwebesa E, Zirimenya L, Merriman A, Eastwood D, Wiebe L, Reliability and cultural acceptability of the jerrycan pain scale at Hospice Africa Uganda, MCW Research Day, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2013
El-Arabi A, Johnston B, Tuomela K, Nelson D, The food doctors: a myplate-focused, hands-on, interactive nutrition program for underserved elementary school students, MCW Community Engagement Week, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2015
El-Arabi A, Johnston B, Tuomela K, Nelson D, The food doctors: a myplate-focused, hands-on, interactive nutrition program for underserved elementary school students, MCW Pathways Scholarship Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2015
Veling A, Johnston B, Bernstein R, Impact of the affordable care act on uninsured patients, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2015
El-Arabi A, Johnston B, Tuomela K, Nelson D, The food doctors: a myplate-focused, hands-on, interactive nutrition program for underserved elementary school students, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2015
Johnston B, Mackay K, Sanders S, Bernstein R, Cavity clinic: addressing the pediatric caries epidemic in the Family Physician's office, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2018
Bower D, Treat R, Ruffalo L, Johnston B, Diehr S, Hulbert K, Assessment for the competency of clinical reasoning for Family Medicine clerkship students: methods and implementation, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2019
Johnston B, Goma F, Sanders J, Educating Zambian medical students about Family Medicine, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2019
Cory M, Johnston B, Nelson D, Assessing parental awareness and communication about a school nutrition education program, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2020
Bauer L, Johnston B, McKinney V, Martens H, Hamburger K, Preparing family medicine residents for delivery of trauma-informed care, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2020
Mead-Davies W, Johnston B, Characterizing food insecurity in an urban geriatric primary care population, MCW Medical Student Summer Research Program Poster Session, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2020
Balfour M, Johnston B, Comparing Nutrition Lessons: Virtual vs. In Person (poster), Office of Community Engagement Poster Session, MCW, 10/2020
Balfour M, Johnston B, Empowering Family Nutrition Choices, MCW Medical Student Summer Research Program Poster Session, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2020
Johnston B, O'Connor S, Heindel K, Pazdera M, Ruffalo L, Implementing a Medical Student Community Engagement Summer Immersion Program, MCW Community Engagement Week, Milwaukee, WI, 11/2020
Balfour M, Johnston B, Empowering Family Nutrition Choices, MCW Community Engagement Week Poster Session, Milwaukee, WI, 11/2020
Matzke J, Johnston B, Nelson D, Schneider T, A Health Needs Assessment Among Milwaukee's Homeless, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, virtual, 06/2021
Balfour M, Johnston B, Comparing Virtual and In-Person Children's Nutrition Curriculum During COVID-19, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, virtual, 06/2021
Johnston B, O'Connor S, Heindel K, Pazdera M, Ruffalo L, Nelson D, Immersing Medical Students in Community Engagement: A Program Description and Evaluation, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, virtual, 06/2021
Hayes J, Johnston B, Ruffalo L, Bernstein R, Bauer L, Diehr S, No More Multiple Choice! How Open Ended Vignettes Changed Our Clerkship, Innovations in Healthcare Education Research Forum, (Virtual), 09/2021
Johnston B, Barenboim H, Bauer L, Treat R, Hamberger K, Development and Pilot Validation of TICOF: a Trauma Informed Care observational rubric tool, MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine Research Forum, Milwaukee, 06/2022
Jay Goldsher, Megan Cory, MD Bryan Johnston, MD, Jacob Schreiner MD, Marie Balfour, Emily Villarreal, Myah Pazdera, Alexandra Johnson, Delaney Weiland, David Nelson, Impact of The Food Doctors Community-Engaged Nutrition Education Program on Medical Student Development, Medical College of Wisconsin Scholarship Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2022
 
Regional
Garrison C, McKinney V, Johnston B, Munroe A, Race matters: addressing racism as a health issue, Towards One Wisconsin Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2019
Johnston B, Goma F, Sanders J, Educating Zambian medical students about Family Medicine, Healthy People on a Healthy Planet Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2019
 
National
Stauffer B, Presley L, Carmena H, Fentress S, Johnston B, Salaita M, Baca E, Hall R, The art and science of programming science through art, Association of Science and Technology Centers Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, 10/2011
Johnston B, Hannan KE, Cercone K, Frazer T, Mwebesa E, Zirimenya L, Merriman A, Eastwood D, Wiebe L, Reliability and cultural acceptability of the jerrycan pain scale at Hospice Africa Uganda, Unite For Sight Conference, New Haven, CT, 04/2014
Cercone, K, Zirimenya L, Mwebesa E, Johnston B, Frazer T, Visotcky A, Selman L, Wiebe L, A pilot study tracking spiritual well-being of patients at Hospice Africa Uganda, Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference, Washington, DC, 05/2014
Veling A, Johnston B, Bernstein R, Impact of the affordable care act on uninsured patients, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, 04/2015
El-Arabi A, Johnston B, Tuomela K, Nelson D, The food doctors: a myplate-focused, hands-on, interactive nutrition program for underserved elementary school students, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, 04/2015
Garrison C, McKinney V, Johnston B, Munroe A, Race matters: addressing racism as a health issue, Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine, Chicago, IL, 09/2017
Bernstein R, Johnston B, MacKay K, Sanders J, The implementation of an early childhood caries treatment program in a Family Medicine residency clinic, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, 04/2019
Hayes J, Johnston B, Bodden S, They won't put their phones down! Embracing rapid information access and device usage in the classroom, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference on Medical Student Education, Portland, OR, 01/2020
Johnston B, Aninwene A, Confronting learner bias with art: an experiential session, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference on Medical Student Education, Portland, OR, 01/2020
Hayes J, Hulbert K, Johnston B, Buprenorphine waiver training and how to train our way out of the opioid epidemic, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference on Medical Student Education, Portland, OR, 01/2020
Hayes J, Bodden S, Wayne E, Johnston B, Harm Reduction in Opioid Use Disorder: A Case-Based Evidence Review, Forum For Behavioral Science in Family Medicine, Chicago, IL, 11/2020
Johnston B, McKinney V, Rush C, Munroe A, Garrison C, Race Matters: Addressing Racism as a Health Issue, National Collaboration for Education to Address the Social Determinants of Health (NCEAS) Annual Conference, virtual, 02/2021
Hayes J, Bernstein R, Holzer D, Johnston B, Malveaux A, Diehr S, Silver Linings of the COVID Pandemic: Lessons Learned from the Pivot to Telemedicine, STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, virtual, 02/2021
Hayes J, Xu H, Berg D, Johnston B, The (Resident) Doctor Will See You Now: Developing Family Medicine MOUD, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine National Conference, virtual, 05/2021
Hayes J, Johnston B, Barenboim H, Lehmann M, Martens H, Opioid Weaning with Behavioral Support: Best Practices, The 42nd Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine, virtual, 09/2021
Johnston B, Barenboim H, Bauer L, Martens H, McKinney-Whitson V, Hamberger K, Teaching Trauma-Informed Care Skills Using an Observational Rubric Tool, The 42nd Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine, virtual, 09/2021
Matzke J, Johnston B, Schneider T, Nelson D, A Health Needs Assessment Among Milwaukeea??s Homeless, 2021 Association of Medicine and Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Virtual, 2021
Hayes J, Bodden S, Eichstaedt M, Johnston B, Caring for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder: A case-based review and advice on how to start an academic MOUD practice, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Medical Student Education, virtual, 02/2022
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2020 - Present member, MCW DFCM Anti-Racism Task Force
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Community/Lay Public
2020 - 2021 MCW Office of Community Engagement instructor and facilitator for "From Covid to Action" community-academic conference series
 
Medical Student Education
2016 - 2019 Clinical training of medical students during residency in inpatient, outpatient, OB, and emergency settings.
2018 - Present Family Medicine Clerkship didactic instructor
2019 - Present Clinical training of MCW clerkship and sub-intern medical students in inpatient and outpatient settings
02/2020 Preceptor, M4 Community Engaged Research Elective
05/2020 M3 Primary Care Research Elective advisor
05/2020 - 08/2020 Instructor, Medical Student Summer Immersion Program in Community Engagement
08/2020 - 11/2020 Instructor, Community Engagement Journal Club
10/2020 Instructor, Urban & Community Health Pathway session: Race Matters
11/2020 Preceptor, M4 Research Elective
2020 - Present Instructor, Contact Tracing elective
2020 Clinical Apprenticeship preceptor
2020 Medical Student Summer Research Program Mentor, Marie Balfour
2020 Medical Student Summer Research Program Mentor, Will Mead-Davies
03/2021 Instructor, Global Health Pathway session: Careers in Global Health
03/2021 Instructor, Urban & Community Health Pathway session: Reentry health care
06/2021 - 08/2021 Medical Student Summer Research Program Mentor, Delaney Weiland
06/2021 - 08/2021 Medical Student Summer Research Program Mentor, Joe Benbow
06/2021 - 07/2021 Instructor, Community Engagement Summer Student Series
09/2021 Preceptor, M4 research elective
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2018 - Present Instructor -- Race Matters seminar
05/2019 - Present Addiction medicine instructor: buprenorphine waiver trainer of over 100 providers, clinical and didactic teaching.
2019 - Present core faculty at All Saints Family Medicine Residency Program; teaching residents in inpatient, outpatient, and community settings
2020 - Present Instructor - Trauma Informed Clinic Workshop
02/2021 Reentry health care theme day
 
Continuing Medical Education
2021 Improving care of incarceration reentry populations with opioid use disorder. Johnston B, McKinney-Whitson V, Hofmeister S. Medical College of Wisconsin Opioid CME Activity.
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
2010 - 2012 Iridescent, Science, technology, engineering, and art educator for a non-profit organization.
2012 - 2016 The Food Doctors nutrition education program, Taught nutrition education to elementary and middle school students.
 
Medical Student Education
2017 - Present University of Zambia, Consultant on medical student education in primary care.
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2021 - Present MCW Anesthesiology Residency Program, Community Engagement: Expanding Your Purview. Johnston B. Recurring lecture, Anesthesiology Intern Orientation
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Student
2020 - Present Co-Developed MCW Medical Student Community Engagement Summer Series, an annual program for summer research students
2020 Co-developed Community Engagement Student Journal Club
Resident
2017 - Present Co-developed Race Matters educational seminar for healthcare professionals.
2017 - Present Advising on development of Family Medicine education at the University of Zambia School of Medicine.
2020 - Present Co-developed a trauma informed care education workshop for faculty, residents, and medical students.
12/2021 - Present Redeveloped resident community project process to include more rigorous community engagement principles and skills
Faculty
2020 - 2021 Co-developed "From COVID to action" conference series, in which community, academic, and medical audiences come together to share and develop collaborative action plans.
2021 - Present Designed and instructed training modules for Ugandan providers in HIV clinics to diagnose and treat opioid use disorder with buprenorphine.
 
 
Clinical Programs
2013 Assisted in development of a student-run free clinic expansion at the Repairers of the Breach homeless shelter.
2016 - 2019 Assisted in development of Cavity Clinic, a physician-led early childhood caries treatment program.
2018 - 2019 Assisted in implementation of medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder at the Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine residency clinic.
2019 - Present Led development of a medication assisted treatment program for opioid addiction at All Saints Family Medicine Residency Program
2020 - Present Co-Developed the St. Joseph hospital "B Team", an inpatient buprenorphine induction consult service and facilitated referral program
2021 - Present Designed trained and in process of implementing/supporting clinical protocols for treating patients with opioid use disorder with buprenorphine in HIV treatment centers in Kampala, Uganda
2022 - Present Led creation and implementation of latent Tuberculosis treatment program at the All Saints Family Care Center.
2022 - Present Led creation and initiation of SUD Clinic - interdisciplinary clinic for substance use disorders - at the All Saints Family Care Center
 
Community Programs
2012 - 2016 Co-developed The Food Doctors, a nutrition education program for underserved elementary students.
2020 - Present Co-developed Milwaukee Street Medicine, a street medicine program in collaboration with StreetLife Communities, a 501c3 nonprofit.
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2012 - 2014 Volunteer and student manager, MCW Saturday Free Clinic for the Uninsured.
2012 - 2016 Co-founder and instructor of The Food Doctors, a nutrition education program for underserved elementary and middle school students.
2016 - 2019 Volunteer for street life communities, a homeless outreach organization.
2019 - Present Member, Milwaukee Free Community Clinic Collaborative
2019 - Present Faculty advisor for a developing Milwaukee Street Medicine, a street medicine project.
2019 - Present Member, Milwaukee Task Force on Reentry Healthcare
2019 - Present Faculty advisor for The Food Doctors, an MCW student-run, community-engaged research project in the space of nutrition education.
 

GLOBAL HEALTH ACTIVITIES:
2012 - 2013 Worked on validation of a locally-designed pain scale, and a spiritual needs assessment tool, as a summer research fellow in at Hospice Africa Uganda.
2013 - 2014 Co-founder of Children's Cancer Network Uganda, a program providing holistic care for children suffering from cancer.
2017 - Present Consulting and providing education and research support for development of Family Medicine education in Zambia.
2019 - Present Advisor for addiction treatment project to design, implement, and study medication-assisted treatment for people who inject drugs in HIV clinics in Uganda.
 

ROBERT D. AND PATRICIA E. KERN INSTITUTE FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND NATIONAL TRANSFORMATION NETWORK ACTIVITIES:
2020 - Present Participant, Kern Kinetic3 Medical Educator Faculty Development Program
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Hayes JR, Zeman J, Johnston B, Campbell N. Outpatient Teaching and Feedback Skills Workshop for Resident Physicians. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 07 31;16:10930. PMCID: PMC7394347
2. Bernstein RS, Johnston B, Mackay K, Sanders J. Implementation of a primary care physician-led Cavity Clinic using silver diamine fluoride. J Public Health Dent. 2019;79(3):193-197. doi:10.1111/jphd.12331
3. Garrison CB, McKinney-Whitson V, Johnston B, Munroe A. Race matters: Addressing racism as a health issue. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2018 Nov;53(5-6):436-444.
4. Johnston, B., El-Arabi, A., Tuomela, K., & Nelson, D. (2019). The Food Doctors: A pilot study to connect urban children and medical students using nutrition education. Health Education Journal, 78(4), 441a??450. https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896918816735
5. Cercone K, Zirimenya L, Mwebesa E, Johnston B, Frazer T, Visotcky A, Selman L, Wiebe, L. A pilot study screening for spiritual distress in patients at Hospice Africa Uganda. Annals of Global Health, 2014;80(3):196.
6. Hayes JR, Johnston B, Lundh R. Building a Successful, Socially-Distanced Family Medicine Clerkship in the COVID Crisis. PRiMER. 2020;4:34. PMCID: PMC7789878
7. Johnston B, McKinney-Whitson V, Garrison V. Race Matters: Addressing Racism as a Health Issue. WMJ. 2021 Mar;120(S1):S74-S77.
8. Petrassi A, Chiu M, Porada K, Johnston B, Toppe M, Oldani M, Kaeppler C. Caring For Refugee Patients: \An Inter-Professional Crash Course in Resettlement, Medical Intake, and Culture. Wisconsin Medical Journal (in press).
9. Cory M, Johnston B, Nelson D. A Student-Driven Community Engagement Model for School Nutrition Education Programs. J Sch Health. 2021 12;91(12):1024-1029.
10. Matzke J, Johnston B, Schneider T, Nelson D. A Health Need's Assessment Among Milwaukee's Homeless. Wisconsin Medical Journal. In press.
11. Hayes J, Barenbiom H, Tempe M, Johnston B. Opioid Weaning with Behavioral Support: Best Practices. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine. Accepted pending publication.
12. Hayes J, Johnston B, Barenboim H, Tempe M. Evidence based opioid weaning with behavioral support - Forum for Behavioral Science Edition. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2022 09;57(5):403-412.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Johnston B. Milwaukee Anthology. Cleveland: Belt Literary Magazine; 2019. Novices.
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. Johnston B, Sanders J. Milwaukee Global Health Consortium Blog. A Better Way to Give Food Aid. December 18, 2017. https://www.mkeghc.org/single-post/2017/12/18/A-Better-Way-to-Give-Food-Aid
2. Johnston B, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Opinion: What I want my patients to know about COVID-19 right now. March 20, 2020. https://milwaukeenns.org/2020/03/20/opinion-what-i-want-my-patients-to-know-about-covid-19-right-now/#comments
3. Johnston B, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Opinion: What I want my patients to know about COVID-19 right now: two months later. May 18, 2020. https://milwaukeenns.org/2020/05/18/opinion-what-i-want-my-patients-to-know-right-now-two-months-later/
4. Johnston B, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Opinion: Eight ways you can stay safe while protesting during the pandemic. June 5, 2020. https://milwaukeenns.org/2020/06/05/opinion-eight-ways-you-can-stay-safe-while-protesting-during-the-pandemic/
5. Johnston B, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Opinion: What I want my patients to know about COVID-19 as the school year begins. August 18, 2020. https://milwaukeenns.org/2020/08/18/opinion-what-i-want-my-patients-to-know-as-the-school-year-begins/?fbclid=IwAR1pl9XaJiwE8LzPz95ssAVWRSMRKxgAaYRvVrKTb-sLzt6kEzrNWFkQ-Ls
6. Media interview: Martinez M, Election 2020: How to safely cast your ballot Nov. 3. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. October 28, 2020. https://milwaukeenns.org/2020/10/28/election-2020-how-to-safely-cast-your-ballot-nov-3/
7. Johnston B, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Opinion: 5 ways you can stay healthy this holiday season. November 24, 2020. https://milwaukeenns.org/2020/03/20/opinion-what-i-want-my-patients-to-know-about-covid-19-right-now/#comments
8. Johnston B, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Milwaukee Gives Thanks: 4 Shout-outs to those who stand out. November 24, 2020. https://milwaukeenns.org/2020/11/24/opinion-milwaukee-gives-thanks-2020-four-shout-outs-to-those-who-stand-out/
9. Johnston B, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Opinion: What I want my patients to know about COVID-19 as schools reopen. April 7, 2021 https://milwaukeenns.org/2021/04/07/opinion-what-i-want-my-patients-to-know-as-schools-reopen/
10. Johnston B. Hot Cheetos & Warm Memories: Reflections on Ten Years in Community Nutrition Education. Kern Transformational Times, 1/21/2022
11. Johnston B. Refugee Care, 101. Kern Transformational Times. June 17, 2022.
12. Johnston B. It's not climate change. Kern Transformational Times. Accepted pending publication.
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Johnston B, McKinney-Whitson V, Hofmeister S. Improving care of incarceration reentry populations with opioid use disorder. MCW Opioid CME online module. (accepted pending publication)