George L. Anesi, MD, MSCE, MBE is an Instructor of Medicine at the 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 health services research, clinical epidemiology, high-risk pathogen and disaster preparedness, biomedical ethics, and global health. His research interests focus 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, seasonal trends, epidemics, and disasters) and fixed strain (i.e., critical illness in resource-limited settings domestically and globally).
At Penn, Dr. Anesi sees patients in the medical intensive care unit and on the rapid response service, and serves as Director of the Medical Critical Care Bioresponse Team and Co-Chair of the Penn Medicine Critical Care Alliance COVID-19 and Pandemic Preparedness Committee.
Anesi received 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 the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds Masters degrees in Clinical epidemiology (Penn) and Bioethics (Case Western).