Thomas J. Papadimos is a Professor of Anesthesiology at The Ohio State University. He has over 400 publications and received several departmental teaching awards and university-wide teaching awards. He has served in the positions of Critical Care Fellowship Director, Division Director of Critical Care Medicine, Vice Chairman, and Associate Dean. He also has extensive experience in simulation-based medical education, serving as medical director of one of the largest simulation centers in the United States. His academic interests are in critical care medicine, simulation-based education, and infectious disease epidemiology, and he holds visiting professorships at Wenzhou Medical University, China, and the National and Kapodistrian University, Athens, Greece. Dr. Papadimos Is also a Fulbright Scholar.