Christopher Chesley, MD, MSCE is an Instructor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on identifying health system and contextual barriers to health equity for adult patients who identify from minoritized groups and who experience acute severe illness, critical care, sepsis, and acute respiratory failure. He also researches the impact of critical illness on hospital readmissions, disparities related to pulse oximeter respiratory monitoring, and operational challenges to equitable care.
He completed a Master’s of Science in Clinical Epidemiology as well as his Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at Penn in 2021. He attended the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for internal medicine residency and is an alumnus of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where he first pursued his interests in epidemiology and health policy.