Laveena Munshi is an Assistant Professor and Critical Care Physician at Sinai Health System/University Health Network in the Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Toronto. She has research and clinical interests across critical care of the immunocompromised patient with an early focus on acute respiratory failure, frailty and long term outcomes. She has completed her Masters in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Toronto supported by a Canadian Institute for Health Research fellowship award and the Eliot Phillipson Clinician Scientist Training program. She has been a member of the American Thoracic Society/Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Clinical Practice Guidelines on Mechanical Ventilation across Adults with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. She is the co-founder of the Critical Care Oncologic Investigative Network – an initiative established to improve quality of care and communication between Oncology and Critical Care. Her publications span the areas of acute respiratory failure and oncologic/immunocompromised critical care.