Dennis Rosen, MD, is a pediatric pulmonologist and sleep specialist at Boston Children’s Hospital and assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Author of Vital Conversations: Improving Communications Between Doctors and Patients, he writes regularly for the medical press as well as for The New York Times, The Boston Globe and The Pacific Standard. He has also penned the Harvard Medical School guide, Successful Sleep Strategies for Kids. Raised in Israel, where he received his M.D. from Hebrew University and completed his internship and residencies, Dr. Rosen has a unique, cross-cultural perspective on the practice of medicine and the communications that underpin it.