George L. Anesi, MD, MSCE, MBE, is an Attending Physician in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Perelman School of Medicine. His research focuses on the evaluation of critical care and acute care resources during times of strain to the system, including situations of dynamic strain (i.e., random variation in demand, epidemics, and disasters) and fixed strain (i.e., critical illness in resource-limited settings domestically and globally). Dr. Anesi received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and his MD from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Penn. He also holds masters degrees in clinical epidemiology (Penn) and bioethics (Case Western). Dr. Anesi sees patients in the medical intensive care units and leads the Medical Critical Care Bioresponse Team at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.