Dr Michael C. Lewis is a Professor at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. He has served as Chief of Anesthesia Service at the Miami Veterans Affair and as Director of Medical Student Teaching. He also held the position of Chief of Academic Programs in Transplant Anesthesia in addition to his capacity as Residency Program Director, Chair of the Medical School Faculty Council, and Vice Chair of the University Senate. Most recently, he has been appointed as Assistant Dean for the International Graduate Medical Education. Dr Lewis has been awarded a Hartford Award from the American Society of Geriatrics and was a Fulbright Scholar in 2006. He is active in the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists, presently serving as its president. He is also the current national president of the Israel Medical Association, World Fellowship: USA and is on two committees of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, while being an active member of the House of Delegates. He is married to Judy and has three daughters.