Sam Ajizian and Ashish Khanna

Author Samuel Ajizian, M.D., FAAP, FCCM, CPPS is a board-certified Pediatric Intensivist with more than 20 years of clinical practice in the Pediatric ICU. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed pediatric residency and Chief Residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Ajizian joined Medtronic in 2015 in his first role as Vice President, Medical Affairs for the Patient Monitoring and Recovery business unit. In 2018, he assumed direction of the MITG Medical Safety Office. Dr. Ajizian then became interim director of the MITG Scientific Communications team, where he oversaw the production of key compliance-related deliverables including Clinical Evaluation Reports. In 2020, Dr. Ajizian assumed the roles of Chief Medical Officer of Patient Monitoring and Vice President of Global Clinical Research and Medical Science: Acute Care and Monitoring (formerly known as Patient Monitoring and Respiratory Innovations) at Medtronic.

Ashish K.Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM, is a staff intensivist & anesthesiologist, associate professor of anesthesiology and vice-chair for research with the department of anesthesiology, section on critical care medicine at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC. He is a member of the Wake Center for Biomedical Informatics, the Center for Healthcare Innovation, the Wake Forest Hypertension and Vascular Research Cardiovascular Sciences Center and the Critical Illness, Injury and Recovery Research Center (CIIRRC). Dr.Khanna is a past chair of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) In-Training Section and the SCCM Postgraduate and Fellowship Education Committee. He has more than 100 peer reviewed papers, and in addition two dozen book chapters, editorials, invited non-peer reviewed articles, and online educational videos to his credit and has been invited to talk about his work at prestigious national and international forums.

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