Robert Brown, MD, is the Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine and Clinical Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology as well as Vice Chair of Mentorship and Academic Development in the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Dr. Brown received his medical degree from New York University in 1996 and a master’s degree in public health from the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. He received postdoctoral training at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, along with a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of California in San Francisco. He has co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles and is Associate Editor for Hepatology and Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He also wrote the book Common Liver Diseases and Transplantation: An Algorithmic Approach to Work-up and Management as well as numerous book chapters and editorials. Dr. Brown is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, American Gastroenterological Association, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American College of Gastroenterology, and American Society of Transplantation. Dr. Brown received the Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Transplant Physicians early in his career, in 1996. In 2009, he was honored with the Senior Attending Teaching Award. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (2000), the American College of Gastroenterology (2001, and the American Gastroenterological Association (2009).