Scott Michael Dresden

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Personal profile

Research Interests

I am the director of Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations (GEDI). My primary research interests are in improving emergency department care and care coordination for vulnerable patients, particularly older adults and uninsured or underinsured patients.

Certifications and Licenses

Emergency Medicine

Training Experience

2008Internship, Boston University Medical Center
2011Residency, Boston University Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Loyola University/Stritch School of Medicine

… → 2007

Research interests

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Health Services Research

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Physicians Medicine & Life Sciences
Hospitalization Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2012 2024

Hospital Emergency Service
Randomized Controlled Trials
Patient Care
Hospital Emergency Service
Quality of Life
Health Services

Research Output 2013 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Emergency Department-Based Palliative Interventions: A Novel Approach to Palliative Care in the Emergency Department

Reuter, Q., Marshall, A., Zaidi, H., Sista, P., Powell, E. S., McCarthy, D. M. & Dresden, S. M., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 22, 6, p. 649-655 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Palliative Care
Hospital Emergency Service
Length of Stay
Terminal Care
1 Citation (Scopus)

Patient Versus Physician Perceptions of Frailty: A Comparison of Clinical Frailty Scale Scores of Older Adults in the Emergency Department

Dresden, S. M., Platts-Mills, T. F., Kandasamy, D., Walden, L. & Betz, M. E., Sep 1 2019, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 26, 9, p. 1089-1092 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Hospital Emergency Service

Perceptions and expectations of health-related quality of life among geriatric patients seeking emergency care: A qualitative study

Dresden, S. M., McCarthy, D. M., Engel, K. G. & Courtney, D. M., Aug 5 2019, In : BMC Geriatrics. 19, 1, 209.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Emergency Medical Services
Hospital Emergency Service
Quality of Life
Focus Groups
2 Citations (Scopus)
Inappropriate Prescribing
Hospital Emergency Service
Opioid Analgesics
Inappropriate Prescribing
Hospital Emergency Service
Potentially Inappropriate Medication List