Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD
Dr. Jesse M. Ehrenfeld is a senior associate dean, tenured professor of anesthesiology and director of Wisconsin’s largest statewide public health philanthropy organization, the “Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment” at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Ehrenfeld is also president-elect of the American Medical Association, a consultant to the World Health Organization’s Digital Health Technical Advisory Group, co-chair of the AAMI AI committee, and previously served as co-chair of the Navy Surgeon General’s Taskforce on Personalized and Digital Medicine and as a special advisor to the 20th U.S. Surgeon General.
Board certified in both anesthesiology and clinical informatics, Dr. Ehrenfeld’s research, which focuses on understanding how information technology can improve surgical safety and patient outcomes, has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, and the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research. Dr. Ehrenfeld is a combat veteran who deployed to Afghanistan during both Operation Enduring Freedom and Resolute Support Mission.
Jed Wolpaw, MD, MEd
Jed Wolpaw, MD, MEd, is an associate professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and residency program director. He subspecializes in critical care. His research interests include resident well-being, asychronous methods of teaching and learning, and improving the way we teach our trainees. He speaks nationally and internationally about resident education, feedback, communication, and well-being. Dr. Wolpaw is also the founder and host of Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC), a podcast focusing on interesting topics in anesthesia and critical care.
Dr. Wolpaw graduated magna cum laude with a degree in History from Brown University. He then received a master’s degree in education at Harvard Graduate School of Education and taught high school history. Subsequently, he transitioned to medicine, receiving his medical degree from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine where he complete his Anesthesia residency before coming to Johns Hopkins for a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine which he completed in 2015. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Wolpaw joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Wolpaw has received numerous teaching awards including the Charles Beattie Teacher of the Year award twice, as well as the ASA Excellence in Anesthesia Education Award and the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) Education Innovation Award. He is the immediate past chair of the resident education committee of the Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA) and the president-elect of the Association of Anesthesiology Core Program Directors (AACPD).
Adam Striker, MD, FASA
Adam Striker, MD, FASA, is currently Chair of the ASA Committee on Communications, and is the series editor for ASA’s Central Line podcast series. He is an Associate Professor and serves as staff anesthesiologist in the Division of Cardiac Anesthesia at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia at Kentucky Children’s Hospital as part of the Joint Congenital Heart Care Program. He received his undergraduate degree in engineering from Purdue University and his medical degree from Indiana University. He completed his pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at Northwestern University.