Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH, is an associate professor of anesthesiology, surgery, biomedical informatics, and health policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He was elected to the American Medical Association Board of Trustees in 2014. Dr. Ehrenfeld divides his time among clinical practice, teaching and research. He serves as associate director of the Vanderbilt Anesthesiology & Perioperative Informatics Research Division, a multi-disciplinary group of physicians, engineers, developers, analysts and researchers who develop systems to improve anesthetic and surgical outcomes. Dr. Ehrenfeld also has an appointment at Meharry Medical College as a health policy associate.