Jesse Raiten is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Perelman School of Medicine. Dr Raiten's research and clinical interests have focused on the delivery of critical care services in developing countries across Asia and Africa. He has worked with the Clinton Health Access Initiative over the past several years to improve critical care services in Rwanda. Dr Raiten led an international team which developed and implemented a critical care educational program in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and has most recently been working on ultrasound and echocardiography education for anesthesiologists and ICU physicians in Kathmandu, Nepal. Dr Raiten is the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Officer for the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania Presbyterian Medical Center, and he takes particular interest in working to improve the quality of patient care delivery in resource limited settings. Dr Raiten has authored original research published in a variety of journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, and published commentary and narrative essays on decision making in health care in both the New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA.