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A pediatric critical care physician and an advocate for children’s health, Elizabeth’s passion is in caring for children whose families’ lives are altered by an unexpected tragic event. As an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson, she promotes child health at the bedside and in print, television, radio and social media and has been recognized nationally for her advocacy. Recipient of the Resident of the Year teaching award and Fellow Teacher of the Year award, Elizabeth continues to serve as a dedicated educator, currently as the division director of pediatric critical care, university faculty ombuds, and medical director for graduate medical education quality and safety at the Medical University of South Carolina. Outside of her work, she enjoys global health and has done volunteer work in Namibia, Peru, Honduras, Vietnam, and Haiti. She holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of South Carolina Honors College, an M.S. in Biostatistics/Epidemiology from the University of Cincinnati and an M.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. She is a Fellow of the 2019 Class of Liberty Fellowship and is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.