Christian J. Woods is a Staff Physician at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Woods received his undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University and his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine. He completed his medical residency, and fellowships in infectious diseases as well as pulmonary/critical care medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Woods currently serves as Associate Program Director for both the internal medicine residency and the pulmonary/critical care medicine fellowship, as well as Associate MICU Director. He has been a member of the American Thoracic Society since 2008. In addition he is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. More recently, Dr. Woods’ research has focused on clinical outcomes with MRSA infection and the impact of MIC on outcome, the clinical impact of ESBL organisms in the intensive care unit, and the use of a novel fibrinolytic for empyemas and complicated parapneumonic effusions. He has an interest in pneumonia and other pulmonary infections. In addition, Dr. Woods serves as a reviewer for numerous medical journals.