Peter J. Davis, MD is a Professor of Anesthesia and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Anesthesiologist-in-Chief at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Following graduation from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Davis completed his pediatric residency and chief residency at the University of California San Francisco and his anesthesia residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Davis also completed a 1-year fellowship in pediatric critical care and pediatric anesthesia at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Davis is board certified in pediatrics and anesthesiology and has subspecialty certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology. He was the Pediatric Section Editor of the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia from 2004 till June of 2014 and currently remains on the editorial board of Anesthesia and Analgesia. Davis is also the editor of the anesthesia textbook “Smith’s Anesthesia for Infants and Children.” He holds the Joseph H. Marcy endowed chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. His career has been devoted to the perioperative care of children with research interests that have focused on anesthetic drug pharmacology in children and neonates.