Richard D. Urman, MD, MBA, CPE, is an anesthesiologist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and assistant professor of anesthesia at Harvard Medical School. He was recently appointed as director of anesthesia services at the Brigham and Women’s Ambulatory Care Center at Chestnut Hill and serves as medical director of sedation for interventional procedures, where his responsibilities include overseeing all hospital procedural sedation areas, quality assurance, education, and credentialing programs. Dr. Urman also oversees the Ambulatory Anesthesia Fellowship. In addition, he is the cofounder and director of the Institute for Safety in Office-Based Surgery. Dr. Urman received his MD from Harvard Medical School, received his MBA from Harvard Business School, and completed his residency in anesthesia at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. Dr. Urman’s specialty interests include ambulatory anesthesia and sedation/anesthesia outside of the operating room and acute pain management. His clinical research areas encompass patient safety, novel anesthetic drugs, and operating room efficiency.