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George Anesi

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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George L. Anesi, MD, MSCE, MBE, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has advanced training in clinical epidemiology, health services research, high-risk pathogen and disaster preparedness, biomedical ethics, and global health.

His NIH-funded research program focuses on hospital preparedness and 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, seasonal trends, 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).

At Penn, Dr. Anesi sees patients in the medical intensive care units and on the rapid response service, and serves as Director of the Medical Critical Care Bioresponse Program and the Special Pathogen Treatment Unit.