Mithya Lewis-Newby, MD, MPH, is attending physician in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Seattle Childrens Hospital and assistant professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She is also Program Director of the Cardiac Critical Care Fellowship. She completed a residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Lewis-Newbys primary research interests relate to bioethical issues in the pediatric critical care setting. She serves on the Seattle Childrens Hospital Ethics Committee and on the Ethics Committee of the American Thoracic Society. Other interests include end-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit.