Mithya Lewis-Newby, MD, MPH, is the Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Fellowship and an attending physician in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Seattle Children's Hospital. She holds a faculty appointment at the University of Washington School of Medicine as an Associate Professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Bioethics and Humanities. Dr. Lewis-Newby's primary research interests relate to bioethical issues that arise in the pediatric critical care setting. She is faculty in the Trueman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, and she serves on the Seattle Children's Hospital Ethics Committee and on the Ethics Committee of the American Thoracic Society. Other interests include family-centered-care, complex decision-making, communication, and end-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit.