Christopher Bonafide received his BA from Colby College and his MD from Penn State University. He completed his residency training in Pediatrics, remaining on as Chief Resident, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He then completed an Academic General Pediatric Fellowship at CHOP, resulting in a MSCE. Dr. Bonafide joined the University of Pennsylvania faculty as Assistant Professor in 2011, and he has remained here since holding a variety of appointments at CHOP and practicing as a pediatric hospitalist. His broad research interest is evaluating the effectiveness and unintended consequences of systems intended to improve patient safety for hospitalized children. Specific areas of focus include medical emergency teams, early warning scores, physiologic monitoring systems, electronic health records, and mobile health interventions.