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CURRICULUM VITAE

Steven Denson MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Clinical Cancer Center
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1989 - 05/1991 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
05/1991 - 05/1993 BS - Nutrition and Medical Dietetics, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
08/1993 - 05/1997 MD, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
06/1997 - 06/2000 Resident, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
09/2002 - 06/2005 Fellow, Excellence in Clinical Education and Leadership, Primary Care Faculty Development, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2002 Educational Measurement, EXCEL, Medical College of Wisconsin
2003 Educational Leadership, Writing, and Professional Academic Skills, EXCEL, Medical College of Wisconsin
2003 Curriculum Development, EXCEL, Medical College of Wisconsin
04/2004 - 11/2005 Donald W. Reynolds Fellow for Faculty Geriatric, Training MCWAH Geriatrics Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
06/2004 Faculty Development Course – Palliative Care Workshop, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2004 The Practice and Professionalism of Teaching (Project Title: Critical Teaching Incidents Workbook, EXCEL, Medical College of Wisconsin
2004 On-Line Curriculum Development and Design (Project Title: On-Line Home Care Curriculum Development, EXCEL, Medical College of Wisconsin
2005 Spring 2005 Leading Your Academic Career, EXCEL, Medical College of Wisconsin
10/2008 - 03/2009 Faculty Leadership Program, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
12/2000 - 07/2002 Instructor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
08/2002 - 11/2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine – Hospital Medicine Section, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
11/2005 - 06/2009 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Division of Geriatrics/Gerontology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2009 - 01/2021 Associate Professor of Medicine, Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
01/01/2021 - Present Associate Professor, Medicine, Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/2007 - 06/2011 Medical Director, Transitional Care Unit, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
09/2007 - Present Medical Director, Geriatric Inpatient Consult Service (previously Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE), Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
05/2016 - Present Medical Director, Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit, Froedtert Menomonee Falls, Menomonee Falls, WI
12/2018 - 09/2019 Interim Medical Director, Clement Manor Nursing Home, Greenfield, WI
07/2020 - Present Medical Director, Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) Unit, Medicine, Geriatrics, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/2000 - 10/2000 American Lake VA / Puget Sound VA Healthcare System, 1660 South Colombian Way, Seattle, WA 98108-1597
12/2000 - 07/2002 Minneapolis VA Medical Center, 1 Veterans Dr, Minneapolis, MN 55417
08/2002 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
04/2004 - Present Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53295
05/2016 - Present Froedtert Menomonee Falls, W180 N8085 Town Hall Rd, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Internal Medicine
09/2001
09/2021
ACLS
12/2001
12/2003
BLS
12/2001
12/2023
Geriatric Medicine
01/2006
01/2025
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
ATLS
04/2000
04/2004
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Washington License
025209 MD00038525
05/04/2000
09/19/2002
Wisconsin License
40108-020
10/2002
10/2021
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
08/1989 Scholarships, Illinois State
05/1993 Phi Kappa Phi
05/1993 Cum Laude, Univ. Illinois Chicago
04/2004 Standing Ovation Award Nominee, Medical College of Wisconsin
02/2005 FMLH-Top 20 Press-Ganey Scores for FMLH Physicians
06/2005 Finalist-Top teaching attending award, Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2006 Top 10 Teaching Attendings Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2009 Finalist-Top teaching attending award, Medical College of Wisconsin
12/2009 POET Award , Froedtert Hospital
03/2011 Geriatrics Division selected in U.S. News and World Report 'Best Hospitals" Issue as "High Performing"
06/2011 Best Doctors in America
06/2012 Selected in "Top Doctors", M Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine
06/2013 MCW Department of Medicine Murphy Award for Clinical Excellence
06/2013 Selected in "Best Doctors in America"
06/2013 Selected in "Top Doctors", M Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine
02/2014 Selected in "Top Doctors", M Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine
02/2014 Selected in "Best Doctors in America"
06/2015 Selected in "Top Doctors", M Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine
06/2015 Selected in "Best Doctors in America"
06/2016 Selected in "Top Doctors", M Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine
01/2017 Selected in "Best Doctors in America"
01/2018 Selected in "Best Doctors in America"
01/2018 "Top Doctors", M Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine
01/2019 Selected in "Best Doctors in America"
01/2019 "Top Doctors", M Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine
01/2020 "Top Doctors", M Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
05/1993 Golden Key National Honors Society (Member)
1998 - 2010 American College of Physicians (Member)
1999 - 2000 American Medical Association (Member)
09/2001 - 08/2003 American Dietetics Association (Member)
08/2003 - 08/2011 Society of Hospital Medicine (Member)
04/2004 - Present American Geriatrics Society (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
04/2004 RIME Conference
2005 CGEA
10/2006 - 10/2015 ABIM Geriatric Subspecialty Boards Question/Content
03/2011 AAFP Content

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Virtual Geriatrics Patient Case#4: Ms. Violetta Tang: a multimedia teaching resource for geriatrics
Source:
Donald W. Reynolds Grant
Role:
Participant, consultant in scripting, reviewing, production (70+ hours)
PI:
G. Richard Olds, MD
Dates:
09/2002 - 06/2005
Direct Funds:
$2,000,000
 
Title:
Faculty Medical Education Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine
Source:
Donald W. Reynolds Grant
Role:
Medical Education Fellow
PI:
G. Richard Olds, MD
Dates:
04/2004 - 10/2005
Direct Funds:
$2,000,000
 
Title:
Practitioner Utilization of Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Reporting at an Academic Medical Center
Role:
Principal Investigator and Study Coordinator
PI:
Steven Denson, MD
Dates:
01/2007 - 12/2007
 
Title:
Medical Student Training in Aging and Injury Research
Source:
National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging
Role:
Participant
PI:
Linda Meurer, MD, MPH
Dates:
05/2007 - 06/2016
Direct Funds:
$362,100
 
Title:
Injury Research Center
Source:
National Institutes of Health
Role:
Member, Education Core
PI:
Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH
Dates:
08/2007 - 08/2011
Direct Funds:
$4,500,000
 
Title:
Hand Carried Cardiac Ultrasound: Can it Replace Costly and Time Consuming Repeat Echocardiograms?
Source:
Department of Medicine – internal
Role:
Study participant
PI:
Timothy Woods, MD
Dates:
09/2007 - 01/2008
 
Title:
Geriatric Academic Career Award
Source:
Heath Resources and Services Administration, US. Dept of Health and Human Services
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Self
Dates:
09/2007 - 09/2010
Direct Funds:
$192,459
 
Title:
Stop Abuse and Neglect of Elders: Increasing Capacity to Respond
Source:
Advancing Healthier Wisconsin Partnership
Role:
Participant
PI:
Linda Meurer, MD, MPH
Dates:
05/2008 - 05/2010
Direct Funds:
$450,000
 
Title:
CRIT (Chief Resident Immersion Training)
Source:
John A Hartford Foundation
Role:
MCW Faculty Small Group Facilitator
PI:
Karen Brasel
Dates:
04/2009 - 07/2011
Direct Funds:
$114,000
 
Title:
Next Steps Grant
Source:
Donald W Reynolds Foundation
Role:
Participant / co-investigator
PI:
Edmund Duthie, Jr.
Dates:
01/2010 - 07/2011
Direct Funds:
$1,500,000
 
Title:
Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center
Source:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA)
Role:
Participant / co-investigator
PI:
Stacey Barnes, MA
Dates:
07/2010 - 07/2019
Direct Funds:
$428,844 (MCW Subcontract)
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Denson, S, Update on Dementia Management: Thoughts from the First Annual Dementia Congress, GIM Faculty Conference, MCW, 09/2002
Denson, S, Medical Pain Management, FMLH-PRN nursing conference, 04/2004
Denson, S, Froedtert Health Initiatives on Delirium, Medicine Grand Rounds, Community Memorial Hospital, 06/2004
Denson, S, CPC Conference, MCW/VAMC, 06/2004
Denson, S, Accessing and Incorporating the Tools for Teaching and /or Assessment of the ACGME Competencies, Statewide Invitational Conference for Residency Program Faculty on teaching and Assessing the ACGME Competencies: A Toolkit for Residency Educators, Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center and the Medical College of Wisconsin, 10/2004
Denson, S, Toolkit Challenges and Strategies: Statewide Invitational Conference for Residency Program Faculty on Teaching and Assessing the ACGME Competencies, A Toolkit for Residency Educators, Brookfield, WI, 10/2004
Brown D, Simpson D, Havas N, Bragg D, Denson K, DENSON S, Duthie E, Gehl S, Harsch H, Heffron M, Helm R, Kerwin D, Mitchell J, Ziebert M, Objective Structured Video Examinations for Teaching and Assessing the ACGME Competencies, ACGME Education Conference, Kissimmee, FL, 03/2005
Denson, S, Subacute Befuddlement in the ICU, MCW Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 11/2005
Denson, S, Medicare (4 sessions, 1.5 hours each), Nursing CME series, FMLH, 03/2006
DENSON S, Denson K., Reciprocal Integration of Basic and Clinical Sciences, FMLH Pharmacy Grand Rounds, Froedtert Hospital, 04/2006
DENSON S. Denson K, Reciprocal Integration of Basic and Clinical Sciences, Geriatric Interest Rounds, 05/2006
Denson K, DENSON S, Integrating the Basic and Clinical Sciences; Is there better teaching through technology?, MCW/FMLH Pharmacy Education Series, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2006
Denson, S, Geriatric Rehabilitation, MCW resident noon conference, 03/2007
Denson S, Larson D, Orr M, Management of Wounds Caused by Pressure, MCW Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2007
Denson, S, Geriatrics, MCW Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Core Curriculum, Medical College of Wisconsin, 12/2007
Denson, S, Restraints, MCW resident core conferences:, Medical College of Wisconsin, 02/2008
Denson, S, Multidisciplinary Panel: Management of the Elderly Trauma Patient, MCW Dept. of Surgery Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 02/2008
Denson, S, Dementia and Behavioral Management, Extended Care Center Nursing Lectures, VAMC, 02/2008
Denson, S, Restraints, FMLH Hospitalist Midlevel Education Series, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 05/2008
Denson, S, Delirium, FMLH Hospitalist Midlevel Education Series, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 05/2008
Denson, S, Injury Across the Continuum of Life, MCW Injury Research Center Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2008
Denson, S, Elder Abuse and Neglect, Dept. of Medicine resident core conferences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2009
Denson, S, Small Group Facilitator and presenter: Disposition and Discharge Planning, Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT), Medical College of Wisconsin, 05/2009
Denson, S, Small Group Facilitator and presenter: Delirium, Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT), Medical College of Wisconsin, 05/2009
DENSON S. Kostic M., Poisoning as Injury Across the Continuum of Life, Injury Research Center Grand Rounds:, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2009
Denson, S, What got us interested in injury, Injury Research Center Panel, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2009
Denson, S, Geriatric Safety, Alumni Lecture, Medical College of Wisconsin, 10/2009
Denson, S, Sleep Disorders in Dementia, Sleep Medicine Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 11/2009
Denson, S, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Internal Medicine Academic Half-day, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2010
Denson, S, Restraints, Internal Medicine Resident Academic Half-day, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2010
Denson, S, Dementia and Delirium, Core Geriatrics Curriculum Physician Assistant Program, Marquette University, 01/2010
Denson, S, Recognizing and Responding to Elder Abuse and Neglect, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 02/2010
Denson, S, Dementia and Delirium, Medicine-Pediatrics Core Conferences, 03/2010
Denson, S, SAFE-T: Babe to Sage Safety Across the Age Continuum, Master Clinician Pathway ½ day session (x2), 06/2010 - 07/2010
Poisoning as Injury Across the Continuum of Life, Injury Research Center Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2010
Denson, S, Geriatric Poisonings, Poisoning as Injury Across the Continuum of Life, 07/2011
DENSON S, SANE: Stop Abuse and Neglect of Elders, Medicine Grand Rounds, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, 03/2012
Denson, S, Delirium, Advanced Practice Nursing Grand Rounds, Froedtert Hospital, 04/2012
DENSON S., Froedtert Hospital New Initiatives in Delirium Identification, Prevention, and Management, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/2013
Denson, S, Amyloid Cardiomyopathy, Clinical Pathophysiology Conference, MCW/VA, Milwaukee WI, 03/2014
Denson, S, Frailty, Society of Geriatric Advance Practice Nurses, Milwaukee, WI, 05/2014
Denson, S, Delirium, Anesthesia Grand Rounds, MCW, 06/2014
DENSON S, Onsager H, Mental Health of Adult, Medical College of Wisconsin Community Mental Health Seminar Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, 03/2015
DENSON S, Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Delirium, Grand Rounds, Watertown Regional Medical Center, Watertown, WI., 03/2021
 
Regional
Denson, S, Delirium, Door County Update in General Internal Medicine, Door County, WI, 10/2009
Denson, S, Alzheimer’s Disease: New Research and Treatment Indications for Family Physicians, American Acadamy of Family Practitioners 41st Annual Winter Refresher, Milwaukee, WI, 02/2011
Denson, S, Delirium, American College of Physicians Wisconsin Chapter Annual Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 09/2011
DENSON S., The Fountain of Youth: An Evidence Based Review, American Academy of Family Practitioners 42nd Annual Winter Refresher, Pewaukee, WI, 02/2012
DENSON S, Ketchum N., Gait Assessment Workshop., American Academy of Family Practitioners 43rd Annual Winter Refresher, Pewaukee, 02/2013
DENSON S., Frailty in Older Adults., ACE Going From Good to Great Conference, Marquette University, Milwaukee, 11/2013
DENSON S., Environmental Safety Workshop, American Academy of Family Practitioners 44th Annual Winter Refresher, Pewaukee, WI, 02/2014
DENSON S., Frailty in the Elderly., Wisconsin Nurses Association Advance Practice Nurses Forum's 28th Annual Pharmacology & Clinical Update, Wisconsin Dells, 05/2014
Duthie E, Manzi G, Howell T, Denson K, DENSON S, The Geriatrics Most Difficult Case Conference, 45th Annual Winter Refresher Course for Family Medicine, Oconomowoc, WI, 02/2015
DENSON S., Dementia and Behavioral Disturbances, Phillipino Nurses Association of Wisconsin Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2015
Duthie E, Denson K, DENSON S, Simpson D, The 4Ms of Geriatrics: What Matters, Medications, Mobility & Mentation, 50th Annual Winter Refresher Course for Family Medicine, Waukesha, WI, 02/2020
 
National
DENSON S, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Wisconsin Geriatrics Boards Review Course, Pewaukee, WI, 09/2006
DENSON S, Delirium, Wisconsin Geriatrics Board Review Course, Fontana on the Lake, WI, 09/2008
DENSON S, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Wisconsin Geriatrics Board Review Course, Fontana on the Lake, WI, 09/2008
DENSON S, Geriatrics and Hospital Medicine, Wisconsin Geriatrics Board Review Course, Fontana on the Lake, WI, 09/2008
DENSON S., Geriatric Rehabilitation, Wisconsin Geriatrics Boards Review Course, Lake Geneva, WI, 09/2011
DENSON S., Falls and Gait Assessment, Wisconsin Geriatrics Board Review Course, Lake Geneva, WI, 09/2013
DENSON K, Hook L, Brown D, Nilsson E, Wagner G, Shmaryan D, DENSON S, Using Video & Case Discussion for Performance Based Resident Teaching & Self-Assessment Educators' Swap Podium and Interactive Educational Presentation Session, American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, 04/2014
DENSON S, Elder Abuse and Neglect, Wisconsin Geriatrics Board Review Course, Delafield, WI, 09/2015
DENSON S., Mistreatment of Older Adults, Wisconsin Geriatric Boards Review Course, Fontana, WI, 09/2017
Simpson, D., Duthie, E., Malone, M., Denson, K., Barczi, S., Myers, J.M., Frederick, T., Heimerly-Rolland, E., Anderson, B., DENSON S., A statewide geriatric education collaborative for MOC Part IV., Association of American Medical Colleges' Central Group on Educational Affairs Annual Meeting, Rochester, 03/2018
Duthie E, Simpson D, Myers J, Denson K, DENSON S., Using Maintenance of Certification to Reduce Fall Associated Medications in Primary Care, Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting,, Boston, MA, 11/2018
Denson, K., DENSON S, Simpson, D. Part IV MOC - Dementia Management, Caregiver Conversations and Resources, Wisconsin Update in Geriatric Medicine and Board Review Course, The Abbey Resort, Fontana, 09/2019
DENSON S, Thorson B, Devine A., Guardianship Panel, Wisconsin Update in Geriatric Medicine, Fontana, WI, 09/2019
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Drewniak T, Helm R, Gehl R, Denson K, Mitchell J, Ziebert M, DENSON S, Kerwin D, Havas N, Brown D, Bragg D, Dankert T, Heffron M, Duthie E, Simpson D,, Toolkit for Teaching and Evaluating the ACGME Competencies, MCW Family and Community Research Forum, 05/2004
Denson, S, Objective Structured Video Examinations for Teaching and Assessing the ACGME Competencies, MCW Educational Innovations and Innovators Conference: We practice what we teach across the continuum of medical education, 05/2006
Denson, S, An E-Learning Curriculum for Multidisciplinary Home Care, MCW Educational Innovations and Innovators Conference: We practice what we teach across the continuum of medical education, 05/2006
Denson, S, Education Guided Apprenticeship Model of Faculty Development, MCW Educational Innovations and Innovators Conference: We practice what we teach across the continuum of medical education, 05/2006
Denson, S, Using the ACGME Competencies and Critical Incident Methodology to Improve Clinical Teaching, MCW Educational Innovations and Innovators Conference: We practice what we teach across the continuum of medical education, 05/2006
Brown D, Denson K, Duthie E, DENSON S, Simpson D, Manzi G, Rehm J, Wessel B, Padua K, Geriatrics Education is also a "Team Sport",, MCW Innovations in Medical Education Conference, MCW, 06/2014
Denson K, DENSON S, Manzi G, Foy P, Vasudev B, Malmsten C, Rehm J, Brown D, Simpson D, Duthie E, Using Teaching Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCEs) to Expand Fellows' Perceptions around Quality Care for Older Adults,, MCW Innovations in Medical Education Conference, MCW, 06/2014
Simpson D, Manzi G, Denson K, Rehm J, DENSON S, Wessel B, Duthie, E, Using Google Analytics to Support Continuous Improvement of a Mobile Enabled Learning Website, MCW Department of Medicine 1st Annual Research Retreat, 03/2015
Manzi G, Brown D, DENSON S, Denson K, Duthie E,, Geriatricizing Hospital-Based Specialties and Subspecialties, MCW Department of Medicine 1st Annual Research Retreat, 03/2015
Denson K, Simpson D, DENSON S, Manzi G, Duthie E, Malone M, Wessel B, Rehm J, Using Google Analytics to Support Continuous Improvement of Your Mobile Enabled Learning website,, MCW Innovations in Medical Education Conference, MCW, 04/2015
Brown D, DENSON S, Manzi G, Denson K, Rehm J, Beyond One and Done: Sustaining Curriculum Interventions, MCW Innovations in Medical Education Conference, MCW, 04/2015
Padua K, Denson K, Duthie E, Howell T, Boyle L, Khan A, DENSON S., Educating Primary Care Providers to Care for Complex Older Adults Using the Wisconsin Star Method, MCW Innovations in Medical Education Conference, MCW, 04/2016
Duthie E, Myers JM, Denson K, Ouweneel K, Simpson D, DENSON S., Improving Advance Directive Completion by Geriatric Patients Through Physician Education., MCW Innovations in Medical Education Conference, MCW, 04/2017
Duthie E, Simpson D, Myers J, Denson K, DENSON S, Lessons Learned from a Statewide Interinstitutional Collaborative for Performance Improvement in Geriatrics., MCW Innovations in Medical Education Conference, MCW, 04/2017
Duthie E, Myers J, Simpson D, Denson K, DENSON S, Using Maintenance of Certification to Promote Advance Directive Discussions in Primary Care,, MCW Innovations in Medical Education Conference, MCW, 04/2018
Frederick T, Duthie E, Simpson D, Denson K, Myers J, Barczi S, Malone M, DENSON S, Transforming Rival Health Care Systems into a Collaborative CME Team for Geriatric Education, UWSMPH Medical Education Day, Milwaukee, 05/2018
Duthie E, Myers J, Denson K, Simpson D, DENSON S., A 90-Minute Workshop on Initiating Advance Directive Discussions Increases Residents' Comfort, Innovations in Health Care Education Conference, Milwaukee, 04/2019
Denson K, Duthie E, Simpson D, Ouweneel T, Frederick T, DENSON S, Myers J, DOT Design Approach Supports Well Being in Part IV MOC., Innovations in Health Care Education Conference, Milwaukee, 04/2019
Duthie E, Simpson D, Myers J, Denson K, DENSON S, Using Maintenance of Certification to Reduce Fall Associated Medications in Primary Care, Innovations in Health Care Conference, Milwaukee, 04/2019
Duthie E, Denson K, Simpson D, DENSON S, Geriatric Fast Facts: 4 Years of Growth and Reach, Medical College of WI Department of Medicine 6th Annual Research Retreat, Milwaukee, WI, 03/2020
Duthie E, Denson K, Simpson D, DENSON S, Szymkowski A,, Does How You Teach Make a Difference?, MCW Innovations in Medical Education Conference, 04/2020
Duthie D, Denson K, Myers J, DENSON S, Using Maintenance of Certification to Promote Advance Directive: A Comparison Between Practicing Family Physicians and their Resident Counterparts,, MCW Innovations in Medical Education Conference, 04/2020
Simpson D, Denson K, DENSON S Szymkowski A, Duthie E, Malone M, Learners Do Access Web Resources Recommended During F2F Educational Sessions,, Aurora Scientific Day, 05/2020
Denson K, Simpson D, Duthie E, DENSON S, Malone M, Geriatric Fast Facts: 4 years of Growth and Reach, Medical College of Wisconsin Innovations in Healthcare Education Research Online Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2020
Duthie E, Denson K, Simpson D, DENSON S, Using Maintenance of Certification to Promote Advance Directives: A Comparison Between Practicing Family Physicians and their Resident Counterparts, Medical College of Wisconsin Innovations in Healthcare Education Research Online Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2020
 
National
Gehl S, Helm R, Drewniak T, Denson K, Mitchell J, Ziebert M, Havas N, Kerwin D, DENSON S, Biernat K, Brown D, Bragg D, Gleason M, Dankert T, Simpson D, Duthie E,, Using Virtual Geriatric Patients to Assess the ACGME Competencies., ACGME Annual Education Conference, Chicago, IL, 03/2004
Duthie E, Helm R, Denson K, Drewniak T, Mitchell J, Ziebert M, Kerwin D, Havas N, DENSON S, Assessing the ACGME Competencies Through Virtual Patients., Central Group on Educational Affairs Spring Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, 03/2004
Denson K, Kerwin D, DENSON S, Simpson D, Duthie E, Integrating Geriatrics and Virtual Patients into the Medical School Curriculum, Society of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 05/2004
Denson K, Kerwin D, DENSON S, Simpson D, Biernat K, Brown D, Duthie E, Embedding Geriatrics in Assessment Tools Designed to Meet ACGME Competencies., American Geriatrics Society,, Las Vegas, NV, 05/2004
Denson K, Kerwin D, DENSON S, Simpson D, Duthie E, Model Geriatric Programs: Resident, Fellow and Graduate Education Materials and Methods Swap: Incorporating Virtual Patients into Residency Education, American Geriatrics Society, Las Vegas, Nevada, 05/2004
Simpson D, Morzinski J, Charlson J, Currey L, Damitz D, DeGroat J, DeMattia L, Denson K, DENSON S, Drewniak T, Hulbert K, Jacob s, Jevtic J, Lamb G, Marcdante K, Marr l, Mclaughlin C, Meurer L, Ottow T, Rademacher R, Pfeifer K, Weisgerber M, Ziebert M., Using the ACGME Competencies and Critical Incident Methodology to Improve Clinical Teaching., ACGME Spring Meeting, Kissimmee, FL, 03/2005
Brown D, Simpson D, Havas N, Bragg D, Denson K, DENSON S, Duthie E, Gehl S, Harsch H, Heffron M, Helm R, Kerwin D, Mitchell J, Ziebert M., Objective Structured Video Examinations for Teaching and Assessing the ACGME Competencies., ACGME Spring Meeting, Kissimmee, FL, 03/2005
DENSON S, Denson K, Rademacher R, Simpson D, Charlson J, Damintz B, Degroat J, DeMattia L, Drewniak T, Hulbert K, Humbert T, Jacob S, Jevtic J, Marr L, Pfeiffer K, Weisberger M, Ziebert M, Critical Teaching Incidents: A Faculty Development Strategy for Meeting the ACGME Competency Mandate, AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs Spring Meeting, Madison, WI, 04/2005
Denson K, Helm R, Drewniak T, Havas N, Gehl S, DENSON S, Ziebert M, Mitchell J, Harsch H, Kerwin D, Brown D, Bragg D, Dankert T, Poindexter K, Heffron M, Duthie E, Simpson D., What Factors Influence Faculty Use of Colleagues' Digital Teaching/Assessment Tools, 2005 AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs Spring Meeting, Madison, WI, 04/2005
Denson K, DENSON S, Simpson D, Transforming Geriatrics Educators into E-Learning Authors, American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting,, Orlando, FL, 05/2005
DENSON S, Denson K, Simpson D., Critical Elements Resulting in Faculty Adoption of Pre-Developed Educational Resources., American Geriatrics Society, Orlando, 05/2005
Denson K, DENSON S, Simpson D., Transforming Geriatrics Educators into E-Learning Authors., American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 05/2005
Simpson D, Brown D, Bragg D, Duthie E, Havas N, Gehl S, Mitchell J, Ziebert M, Denson K, Helm R, Drewniak T, Heffron M, DENSON S, Harsch H., Multi-Functional Workgroups to Leverage Clinician Educator Development and ACGME Competencies., ACGME Spring Meeting, Kissimmee, FL, 03/2006
Denson K, DENSON S, Reciprocal Integration of Basic and Clinical Sciences: What does a basic scientist need to know?, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, San Diego, CA, 07/2006
Brown D, Simpson D, Duthie E, Bragg D, Havas N, Drewniak T, Gehl S, Ziebert M, Denson K, DENSON S, Helm R, Mitchell J, Heffron M, Harsch H, Illuminating Medical Errors and the ACGME Competencies through Teaching and Assessment of Objective Structured Video Examinations, Reinventing the Learning Environment poster session, ACGME Annual Education Conference, Kissimmee, FL, 03/2007
DENSON S, Duthie E, Roznowski-Olson J., Increasing Geriatrics Visibility: Development of a Virtual ACE Service., American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 04/2009
Denson K, Kuester J, Brown D, DENSON S, Pills, Pills & More Pills: Teaching about Barriers and Solutions in Polypharmacy, American Geriatrics Society, Chicago, IL, 05/2009
Leake R, Burzynski M, Brown D, Duthie E, Bragg D, Simpson D, DENSON S, TGIF Clerkship Collaborative. Observed Competency in Medical Students' Abilities to Manage Medications in Geriatric Patients., American Geriatrics Society, Chicago, IL, 05/2009
Burzynski M, Leake R, Brown D, Duthie E, Bragg D, Simpson D, DENSON S, TGIF Clerkship Collaborative: Medical Students Assessment and Management of Falls, American Geriatrics Society, Chicago, IL, 05/2009
Leake R, Burzynski M, Brown D, Duthie E, Bragg D, Simpson D, DENSON S, TGIF Clerkship Collaborative. Medical Students' Self Reported and Observed Competencies in Geriatrics., AAMC Research in Education Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 10/2009
DENSON S. Sheets L. Simpson D, Duthie E, Denson K., SAFE-T: From Babe to Sage: Injury Related Anticipatory Guidance Across the Age Spectrum. Accepted for Presidential Poster Session, American Geriatrics Society, Orlando, FL, 05/2010
Duthie E, Simpson D, Denson K, Brown D, DENSON S, Leipzig R,, Expanding Educators' Repertoire, of Teaching and Instructional Strategies - Madness to Methods Educators Session Workshop, American Geriatrics Society, Orlando, FL, 05/2010
Webb T, Simpson D, DENSON S, Duthie E, Gaming Use as an Informal Instructional Technique: Effects on Learner Satisfaction and Geriatric Knowledge., American College of Surgeons, Kohler, 02/2012
DENSON S, Braza D, Kosasih J, Weinman B, Seslija D., Assessing of Geriatric Clinical and Underlying Science Knowledge of PM&R Residents., American Academy of Physiatry., Las Vegas, NV, 02/2012
Thaker Y, Tsufis D, Petronovich J, Anderson C, Simpson D, Brown D, Rehm J, Denson K, DENSON S, Wessel B, Hanes E, Duthie E, GET Going: Engaging Medical Students to Teach Geriatrics As Members of Specific Geriatric Education Teams, Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA),, St. Louis MO, 03/2012
DENSON S, Denson K, Duthie E, Braza B, Gehl S, Vasudev B, Webb T, Witt A, Brown D, Rehm J, Wessel B, Simpson D, Assessing 5 Geriatric Driven Basic Science Concepts in GME., Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA), St Louis MO, 03/2012
Gehl S, Scheeler J, Bobot B, Ho H, Lillich D, Simpson D, Denson K, DENSON S, Duthie E, Thacker Y, Wessel B, Havas N., Improving Resident Knowledge and Care of Geriatric Patients Through Point of Care Resources., Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Seattle WA, 04/2012
Simpson D, Gehl S, Scheeler J, Bobot B, Ho H, Lillich D, Denson K, DENSON S, Duthie E, Thacker Y, Wessel B, Havas N., A 22-Minute MCQ to Assess Clinical and Underlying Science Knowledge in Geriatrics, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Seattle WA, 04/2012
Duthie EH, Rehm J, Denson K, DENSON S, Wessel B, Brown D, Simpson D., G-Facts - Point of Care Geriatric Resources with a Basic Science Twist., American Geriatrics Society, Seattle, WA, 05/2012
Denson K, DENSON S, Duthie EH, Braza D, Gehl S, Vasudev B, Rehm J, Wessel B, Simpson D, Assessing 5 Geriatric Driven Basic Science Concepts in GME., American Geriatrics Society, Seattle, WA, 05/2012
Rehm J, Wessel B, Denson K, Simpson D, Duthie E, DENSON S, & GET Collaborative, Fast Facts in Geriatrics Education, Model Geriatric Programs: Geriatric Education materials and Methods Swap, American Geriatrics Society, Seattle, WA, 05/2012
Kuester J, DENSON S, Havas N, Denson K, Duthie E, Lillich D, Brown D, and MCW Family Medicine CURE and GET Collaborative, Innovative, Interactive Geriatrics Curriculum in Family Medicine, Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA, 11/2012
Brown D, DENSON S, Lillich D, Simpson D, Denson K, Thaker Y, Duthie E, Multiple Teaching Methods Activate Geriatrics Teachers' and family Medicine Residents' Learning, Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, 11/2012
Manzi G, Thanker Y, DENSON S, Simpson D, Denson K, and MCW GET Collaborative, Students GET IT: Geriatricizing Students via GME, American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, Grapevine, TX, 05/2013
Simpson D, DENSON S, Denson K, Duthie E, Brown D., A Multiple Choice Geriatric Examination Assessing the Integration of Clinical and Underlying Sciences., American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 09/2013
Brown D, Juester J, Manzi G, Havas N, DENSON S, Denson K, Simpson D, Duthie E. Active, Multimodal Teaching Strategies Effective for Geriatrics Education in Groups >100, Gerontological Society of America 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 11/2013
Brown D, DENSON S, Manzi G, Denson K, Rehm J, Simpson D, Duthie E, Beyond One and Done: Sustain Curriculum Interventions. Medical Education Scholarship, Research & Evaluation (MESRE) Abstract, AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Columbus, OH, 04/2014
Simpson D, Manzi G, Denson K, Currey A, Rehm J, DENSON S, Padua K, Wessel B, Brown D, Smeltzer B, Malone M, Duthie E., Using Google Analytics to Support Continuous Improvement of Your Mobile Enabled Learning Website (Innovation Abstract), AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Columbus, OH, 04/2014
Denson K, Hook L, Brown D, Nilsson E, Wagner G, Shmaryan D, DENSON S, Using Video and Case Discussion for Performance Based Resident Teaching and Self Assessment, American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 05/2014
Brown D, Denson K, Duthie E, DENSON S, Simpson D, Manzi G, Rehm J, Wessel B, Padua K, Geriatrics Education is also a "Team Sport", American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 05/2014
Simpson D, Manzi G, Denson K, Rehm J, DENSON S, Wessel B, Duthie E, Using Google Analytics to Support Continuous Improvement of a Mobile Enabled Learning Website, Central Group on Educational Affairs, Columbus, OH, 04/2015
Brown D, DENSON S, Manzi G, Denson K, Rehm J, Simpson D, Duthie E, Beyond One and Done: Sustaining Curriculum Interventions, Central Group on Educational Affairs, Columbus OH, 04/2015
Manzi, G, DENSON S, Duthie E, Brown D, Rehm J, Denson K, & the GET &AHC Collaboratives, Geriatricizing Hospital Specialties and Subspecialties, American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 05/2015
Padua K, Cook L, Duthie E, Howell T, Boyle L, Khan A, DENSON S, Denson K, Educating Primary Care Providers to Care for Complex Older Adults Using the Wisconsin Star Method, Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 11/2015
Denson K, Simpson D, Duthie E, Malone M, Barczi S, DENSON S, A Process to Identify MOC Part IV Performance Improvement Geriatric Targets for Primary Care Providers, American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, 05/2016
Duthie, E., Myers, J. M., Denson, K., Ouweneel, K., Simpson, D.& DENSON S, Improving advance directive completion by geriatrics patients through physician education, 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA., 11/2016
Duthie, E., Simpson, D., Myers, J., Malone, S., Barczi, S., Denson K, & DENSON S., Lessons learned from a statewide interinstitutional collaborative for performance improvement in geriatrics., 2017 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 05/2017
Duthie, E., Myers, J., Simpson, D., Denson, K.& DENSON S., Using maintenance of certification to promote advance directive discussions in primary care., 21st World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, CA, 07/2017
Simpson, D., Duthie, E., Malone, M., Denson, K., Barczi, S., Myers, J. M., Frederick, T., Heimerl-Rolland, E. Anderson, B, DENSON S, A statewide geriatric education collaborative for MOC Part IV., American Association of Medical Colleges' Central Group on Educational Affairs Annual Meeting, Rochester, MN, 03/2018
Frederick, T., Duthie, E., Simpson, D., Denson, K., Myers, J., Barczi, S., Malone, M., DENSON S., Ouwenell, K., Heimerl-Rolland, E, Anderson, B, Transforming rival health care systems into a collaborative CME team for geriatrics education., 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education,, San Antonio, TX., 04/2018
Duthie, E., Myers, J., Denson, K., Simpson, D., Denson, S, A 90-Minute workshop on initiating advance directive discussions increases residents' comfort., 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society,, Orlando, FL, 05/2018
Frederick, T., Duthie, E., Simpson, D., Denson, K., Myers, J., Barczi, S., Malone, M., DENSON S., Ouwenell, K., Heimerl-Rolland, E., Anderson, B, Transforming rival health care systems into a collaborative CME team for geriatrics education., 26th annual Medical Education Day, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, 05/2018
Simpson, D., Denson, K., Ouweneel, K., Frederick, T., Duthie, E., DENSON S., & Myers, J. M., "Do One Thing" (DOT) design approach supports well-being in part IV MOC., 2018 Conference for the American Board of Medical Specialties, Las Vegas, NV, 09/2018
Duthie, E., Myers, J., Denson, K., Simpson D, Denson, S, A 90-Minute workshop on initiating advance directive discussions increases residents' comfort, 2019 MCW Innovations in Healthcare Education Research Conference, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 04/2019
Duthie E, Denson K, Simpson D, Myers J, DENSON S, Using Maintenance of Certification to Promote Advance Directives: A Comparison Between Practicing Family Physicians and their Resident Counterparts., American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, 05/2019
Duthie, E., Denson, K., Simpson, D., DENSON S.,& Szymkowski, A, Yes,Changing How You Teach Does Make a Difference, 71st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America,, Austin, TX, 11/2019
Duthie E, Denson K, Simpson, DENSON S, Szymkowski A, Yes, Changing How You Teach Does Make A Difference, Gerontological Society of America 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 11/2019
Simpson D, Denson K, DENSON S, Duthie E, Malone M, You Can Lead a Horse to Water But...Do Learners Access Web Resources Recommended During F2F Educational Sessions?, Alliance of Independent Medical Centers (AIAMC) 2020 Annual Meeting, Austin TX, 03/2020
Denson K, Simpson D, Szymkowski A, Duthie E, DENSON S., Optimizing your online geriatric resources - F2F Application still matters., 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, canceled due to Covid, 05/2020
Duthie, E., Denson, K., Simpson, D., DENSON S., & Szymkowski, A, A 90-Minute Activity to Increase Physician Support for Dementia Patient Caregivers., 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society,, canceled due to Covid, 05/2020
Duthie, E., Denson, K., Myers, J., Simpson, D, Denson, S, Malone, M, Geriatric Fast Facts: Four Years of Growth and Reach., 2020 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, virtual, 11/2020
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2002 - 2009 Member, Hospitalist/FMLH Ward Operational Group, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin
11/2002 - Present Resident interviews and recruitment, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin
11/2002 - 2010 Faculty Hospitalist and Geriatrics recruitment, Dept. of Medicine., Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin
11/2002 - 2009 Member, Hospitalist/MCW-FMLH Inpatient Medicine Group., Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin
12/2002 - 2014 Member, FMLH/MCW Pain steering committee, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin
10/2003 - 07/2016 Member, MCW Medicine Intern Selection Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
03/2004 - 09/2006 Member, FMLH Credentialing committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
04/2004 Member, Best Practices in Geriatrics symposium, Medical College of Wisconsin
11/2004 - 07/2009 Member, FMLH Lab committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
11/2005 - 09/2007 Lead physician, FMLH ACE planning group, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2006 - 01/2008 Member, Studer Group Initiative, Improving Readmission Rates for Vulnerable Elders, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2007 - 03/2015 Co-Chair, FMLH/MCW Pain steering committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2007 - 07/2014 Member, FMLH Pharmaceuticals / Nutritionals / Therapeutics (PNT) Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2007 - 05/2011 Member, Injury Research Center Education Core, Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2008 - Present Member, Inpatient Services subgroup leader, Standards and Quality / Metrics Workgroup, Patient Centered Care Initiative, Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2008 - Present Member, SANE (Stop Abuse and Neglect of Elders) group., Medical College of Wisconsin
12/2008 - Present Member, Joint Commission Chapters – Provision of care, treatment, and services team: Assessment, pain, victims of abuse sub-team, Medical College of Wisconsin
04/2009 - 03/2011 Member, Juran Initiative. Decreasing ED Diversion, Emergency Department Business Group, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2009 - Present Member, Extended Group, Discharge Planning Group, Medical College of Wisconsin
2016 - 2019 Member, Department of Medicine Quality Committee
07/2020 - Present investigator, Joint Patient Safety Reporting (JPSR), Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center
 
Hospital
07/2001 - 07/2002 Member, MICU Attending Physician Committee, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center
08/2001 - 07/2002 Member, Physician operations group, Urgent Care/ER, Minneapolis Veteran Affairs Medical Center
02/2002 Member, Morbidity/mortality CQI internal audit, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center
03/2002 - 04/2002 Member, CPRS integration into Urgent Care/ER, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center
02/2007 - Present Member, Continuum of Life Care (CLC) / RECC Steering Committee, Zablocki Veteran Affairs Medical Center
09/2008 - Present Protected Peer Reviewer, Zablocki Veteran Affairs Medical Center
2013 - Present Member, Froedtert Delirium Committee.
07/2019 - Present Member, Precision Medicine Committee
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
10/2002 - 05/2007 M1 Communications Skills Course Small group facilitator/instructor.
03/2003 Master Clinician Workshop Medicare/Medicaid Workshop – M4 class
04/2004 - 04/2019 ICE/CER Course preceptor.
04/2013 - 07/2017 Dementia and Delirium, M3 Core Curriculum Lectures
05/2014 - 05/2017 Symptoms Course: Sarcopenia and Frailty.
 
Resident and Fellow Education
05/2003 Medicine-Pediatrics Monthly Resident Conference Medicare/Medicaid Workshop – Resident
05/2004 - Present Geriatrics Core Curriculum-GEM unit. Medicare/Medicaid
10/2004 - 10/2010 Internal Medicine 201/Core Skills Medicare Workshop
10/2004 - Present Internal Medicine 201/Core Skills Medicare Workshop
03/2007 DOM resident noon conference: Geriatric Rehabilitation. Two 1 hour sessions
12/2007 - Present Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Core Curriculum – Geriatrics (3 hours).
01/2009 - Present DOM Internal Medicine Academic Half-day: Elder Abuse and Neglect. Bi-annual.
01/2010 - Present DOM Internal Medicine Academic Half-day: Geriatric Rehabilitation. Annual.
01/2010 - Present DOM Internal Medicine Resident Academic Half-day: Restraints. Bi-annual
12/2010 Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Core Curriculum – Geriatrics (3 hours).
12/2013 Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Core Curriculum – Geriatrics, Medicare and Medicaid (2 hours).
02/2014 DOM Internal Medicine Resident Academic Half-day: Pressure Injury
 
Continuing Medical Education
08/2002 - 09/2007 Attending, medical wards – 4-5 months/year supervising 2 residents, 4-5 interns, 1-2 senior medical students, and 1-2 junior medical students.
09/2007 - 09/2009 Attending, PA service – 0.5 months/year, as above.
09/2007 - Present Attending, Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) / Geriatrics Consult Service – 7 -9 months/year – Supervisory responsibility for NP collaborator and rotating fellows
09/2007 - Present Attending, medical wards – 1-1.5 months/year, as above
09/2007 Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds. Management of Wounds Caused by Pressure.
02/2008 Dept. of Surgery Grand Rounds. Multidisciplinary Panel: Management of the Elderly Trauma Patient. Invited Panelist.
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
03/2008 Telephone interview with John Faeber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Geriatric Hypertension
03/2008 Telephone interview with John Faeber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Geriatric Hypertension
 
Medical Student Education
12/2000 - 07/2002 Minneapolis VAMC, Minneapolis, MN., Attending, ward service, MICU, Urgent Care/ER
 
Resident and Fellow Education
12/2000 - 07/2002 Minneapolis VAMC, Minneapolis, MN, Attending, ward service – 0.5 month/year supervising 1 resident, 2interns, 1senior medical student, 2 junior medical students. Attending, MICU – 1 month/year supervising 1 resident, 2interns, 1-2 senior medical students. Attending, Urgent Care/ER – Supervisory responsibilities for 1 intern and 1-2 residents – 10-20 hours/week x 48 weeks.
12/2000 - 07/2002 Minneapolis VAMC, Minneapolis, MN., Attending, ward service, MICU, Urgent Care/ER
05/2010 - Present Marquette University Physician Assistant Program, Invited Lecturer: Dementia and Delirium
 
Continuing Medical Education
02/2006 - Present Medical College of Wisconsin – Zablocki VAMC, Attending, Geriatric Evaluation & Management Unit
09/2006 Geriatric Rehabilitation. Wisconsin Geriatrics Boards Review Course
09/2008 Delirium. Wisconsin Geriatrics Board Review Course, Fontana on the Lake, WI
09/2008 Geriatrics and Hospital Medicine. Wisconsin Geriatrics Board Review Course, Fontana on the Lake, WI.
09/2008 Geriatric Rehabilitation. Wisconsin Geriatrics Board Review Course, Fontana on the Lake, WI.
10/2009 Delirium. Door County Update in Primary Care
02/2011 Alzheimer’s Disease: New Research and Treatment Indications for Family Physicians. Plenary Session. American Acadamy of Family Practitioners 41st Annual Winter Refresher. Milwaukee, WI.
 
Nursing Student Education
05/2010 - Present Marquette University, Invited Lecturer: Dementia and Delirium. Marquette University Physician Assistant Program. Milwaukee, WI.
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/2004 - Present
 
Residents
Medical College of Wisconsin, 03/2003 - 12/2003 Mentor to Internal Medicine resident on Resident Evaluation Committee probation (at request of REC)
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
04/2006 Student AGS Silver Series Faculty facilitator
04/2006 AMA Residency Days. Medicine-Geriatrics Faculty Mentor.
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Resident
01/2003 Radiology Core Curriculum. Bone Mineral Densitometry, Physics, and Clinical Correlations.
12/2007 PM&R Geriatrics Core Curriculum. MCW Dept. PM&R (3 year rotating curriculum).
12/2010 PM&R Geriatrics Core Curriculum. MCW Dept. PM&R (3 year rotating curriculum).
09/2011 - 05/2012 CURE (Core Units in Resident Education) Geriatric Curriculum for Family Medicine. MCW Dept. CFM. (3 year rotating curriculum).
11/2011 PM&R Core Curriculum. Gait Assessment and Pathology.
11/2013 Anesthesiology Topics in Geriatric Anesthesia.
 
 
 
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Denson K, Kerwin D, DENSON S, Simpson D, Biernat K, Brown D, Duthie E. Embedding Geriatrics in Assessment Tools Designed to Meet the ACGME Competencies. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2004.52(4-S):s1-s246.
2. Simpson D, Helm R, Drewniak T, Ziebert M, Brown D, Mitchell J, Havas N, Denson K, Gehl S, Kerwin D, St. Bragg D, DENSON S, Gleason Heffron M, Harsch H, Duthie, Jr.,E. Objective Structured Video Examinations (OSVEs) for Teaching and Assessing Geriatrics. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education. 2006.26(4):7-24.
3. Webb TP, Simpson D, DENSON S, Duthie E Jr. Gaming used as an informal instructional technique: effects on learner knowledge and satisfaction. J Surg Educ 2012 May-Jun;69(3):330-4
4. Denson, K., Simpson, D., Duthie, E., Malone, M., Barczi, S., DENSON S, & Myers, J. (2016). A Process to Identify MOC Part IV Performance Improvement Geriatric Targets for Primary Care Providers. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64, S41.
5. Denson, K., Simpson, D., Duthie, E., Malone, M., Barczi, S., DENSON S, & Myers, J. (2016). A Process to Identify MOC Part IV Performance Improvement Geriatric Targets for Primary Care Providers. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64, S41.
6. DENSON S, Simpson, D., Denson, K., Brown, D., Manzi, G., Rehm, J., ... & Duthie, E. H. (2016). Geriatrics education team model results in sustained geriatrics training in 15 residency and fellowship programs and scholarship. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64(4), 855-861.
7. DENSON S., Simpson, D., Denson, K., Brown, D., Manzi, G., Rehm, J., ... & Duthie, E. H. (2016). Geriatrics education team model results in sustained geriatrics training in 15 residency and fellowship programs and scholarship. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64(4), 855-861.
8. Duthie, E., Myers, J. M., Denson, K., Ouweneel, K., Simpson, D., & DENSON S. (2016). Improving advance directive completion by geriatric patients through physician education. Gerontologist, 56 (Suppl_3), 525-526.
9. Duthie E, Myers J, Simpson D, Denson K, DENSON S. Using maintenance of certification to promote advance directive discussions in primary care. Innovation in Aging. 2017;1(1 Sup): 600 https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igx004.2101
10. Myers, J. M., Duthie, E. Jr, Denson, K., DENSON S., & Simpson, D. (2017). What can a primary care physician discuss with older patients to improve advance directive completion rates? A Clin-IQ. Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews, 4(1), 42-45.
11. Heinrich TW, Kato H, Emanuel C, DENSON S. Improving the Validity of Nurse-Based Delirium Screening: A Head-to-Head Comparison of Nursing Delirium Screening Scale and Short Confusion Assessment Method. Psychosomatics 2018 Sept. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psym.2018.09.002.
12. Duthie E, Simpson D, Myers J, Denson K, DENSON S. Using maintenance of certification to reduce fall associated medications in primary care. Innovation in Aging. 2018; 2 (1Sup): 361. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igy023.1336
13. Duthie E, Denson K, Simpson D, DENSON S, Szymkowski A. Yes, changing how you teach does make a difference. Innovation in Aging. 2019;3(1 Sup): S886. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igz038.3244
14. Heinrich TW, Kato H, Emanuel C, DENSON S. Corrigendum to Improving the Validity of Nurse-Based Delirium Screening: A Head-to-Head Comparison of Nursing Delirium-Screening Scale and Short Confusion Assessment Method in Psychosomatics 60(2) (2019) 172-178. Psychosomatics 2020 May - Jun;61(3):311
15. Duthie E, Denson K, Simpson D, DENSON S, Szymkowski A. Yes, changing how you teach does make a difference. Innovation in Aging. 2019;3(1 Sup): S886. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igz038.3244
16. Denson K, Simpson D, Szymkowski A, Duthie E, DENSON S. Optimizing your online geriatrics resources - F2F Application still matters. J Amer Geriatrics Soc. 2020;68(S1):S158.
17. Duthie EH, Denson K, DENSON S, Simpson D. A 90-Minute Activity to Increase Physician Support for Dementia Patient Caregivers. J Amer Geriatrics Soc. 2020;68(S1):S74.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. DENSON S, Halverson P: Osteoarthritis. In: Torre D et al (eds) Kochar's Textbook of Medicine, 5th Ed. Baltimore: Wolters Kulwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009. pp 274-279.
2. DENSON S, Halverson P: Polymyositis and Scleroderma. In: Torre D et al (eds): Kochar's Textbook of Medicine, 5th Ed. Baltimore: Wolters Kulwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009. pp 294-297.
3. DENSON S, Halverson P: Sjogren's Syndrome. In: Torre D et al (eds): Kochar's Textbook of Medicine, 5th Ed. Baltimore: Wolters Kulwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009. pp 298-299.
4. DENSON S, Halverson P: Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies. In: Torre D et al (eds): Kochar's Textbook of Medicine, 5th Ed. Baltimore: Wolters Kulwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009. pp 300-304.
5. DENSON S, Halverson P: Wegener's, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, and Temporal Arteritis. In: Torre D et al (eds): Kochar's Textbook of Medicine, 5th Ed. Baltimore: Wolters Kulwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009. pp 305-309.
6. DENSON S, Halverson P: Infectious Arthritis. In: Torre D et al (eds): Kochar's Textbook of Medicine, 5th Ed. Baltimore: Wolters Kulwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009. pp 314-318.
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. DENSON S: Help! Grandma’s stroking: Balancing morbidity and mortality in the treatment of hypertension among the very old. Journal of Gerontology-Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences. 58(7);660-1; discussion 669-70, 203 Jul.
 
Abstracts
1. Simpson D, Duthie E, Helm R, Denson K, Drewniak T, Mitchell J, Ziebert M, Kerwin K, Havas N, DENSON S, Biernat K, Brown D, Dankert T. “Assessing the ACGME competencies Through Virtual Patients.” Submitted to Central Group on Educational Affairs Spring Conference Mar.18-21, 2004.
2. Singh S, Petkova J, Gill A,Mohyuddin T, Goyal A, DENSON S, Loftis P, Verburg J, Frank M, Biblo L “Allowing for Better Resident Education and Improving Patient Care: Hospitalist – Physician Assistant Teams Fill in the Gaps. Accepted to SHM 03/2007.
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Virtual Geriatrics Patient Case#4: Ms. Violetta Tang: a multimedia teaching resource for geriatrics. Contributed in tool development. 8/2002
2. Denson K, Kerwin D, DENSON S, Simpson D, Biernat K, Brown D, Duthie E. Embedding Geriatrics in Assessment Tools Designed to Meet the ACGME Competencies. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2004.52(4-S):s1-s246.
3. Medicare e-learning tool on ANGEL platform. 9/2004
4. DENSON S. Critical Incident Casebook, 11/2004
5. DENSON S. Critical Incident Casebook accepted to AAMC MedEdPORTAL. 4/2005
6. DENSON S. Critical Incident Casebook accepted to STFM Bookstore. 4/2005
7. Simpson D, Helm R, Drewniak T, Ziebert M, Brown D, Mitchell J, Havas N, Denson K, Gehl S, Kerwin D, St. Bragg D, DENSON S, Gleason Heffron M, Harsch H, Duthie, Jr.,E. Objective Structured Video Examinations (OSVEs) for Teaching and Assessing Geriatrics. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education. 2006.26(4):7-24.
8. SAFE-T Card: Injury Prevention Anticipatory Guidance Across the Age Spectrum 9/2009
9. DENSON S, Sheets L, Simpson D, Duthie E, Denson K. SAFE-T from Babe to Sage: Injury Related Anticipatory Guidance Across the Age Continuum. The Portal of Geriatric Online education (POGOe); 2010. Available from; http://pogoe.org/productid/20750
10. DENSON S, Rehm J, Braza D, Wessel B. Assessment of Fall Risk Etiology. In K Denson (Ed.), Geriatric Fast Facts (#1). Retrieved from: http://www.geriatricfastfacts.com/ 02/2012.
11. Thaker Y, DENSON S, Denson K, Wessel B. Assessing Delirium. In K Denson (Ed.), Geriatric Fast Facts (#14). Retrieved from: http://www.geriatricfastfacts.com/ 02/2012.
12. Thaker Y, Denson K, DENSON S, Wessel B. Fall Etiology and Assessment. In K Denson (Ed.), Geriatric Fast Facts (#15). Retrieved from: http://www.geriatricfastfacts.com/ 02/2012.
13. Tsufis C, DENSON S, McGuire J, Wright M, Kosasih J, Wessel B. Assessing Post-Stroke Depression in Elderly. In K Denson (Ed.), Geriatric Fast Facts (#2). Retrieved from: http://www.geriatricfastfacts.com/ 09/2012
14. Tsufis C, DENSON S, McGuire J, Kosasih J, Wessel B. Geriatric Stroke Impairment & Complications Rehabilitation. In K Denson (Ed.), Geriatric Fast Facts (#3). Retrieved from: http://www.geriatricfastfacts.com/ 09/2012
15. Jakubowski L, Kidder T, DENSON S, Thaker Y. Cerumen Impaction Management. In K Denson (Ed.), Geriatric Fast Facts (#18). Retrieved from: http://www.geriatricfastfacts.com/ 09/2012.
16. Jakubowski L, Kidder T, DENSON S. Medications in Geriatric Otolaryngology. In K Denson (Ed.), Geriatric Fast Facts (#17). Retrieved from: http://www.geriatricfastfacts.com/ 10/2012.
17. DENSON S, Thaker Y, Kidder T. Basic Assessment of Tinnitus. In K Denson (Ed.), Geriatric Fast Facts (#31). Retrieved from: http://www.geriatricfastfacts.com/ 04/2013.
18. Koeberl M, Budovec J, DENSON S. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. In K Denson (Ed.), Geriatric Fast Facts (#34). Retrieved from: http://www.geriatricfastfacts.com/ 06/2013.
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