Stephanie Maximous, MD, MS is a Pulmonary and Critical Care physician at UPMC, a clinician educator, and an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh. She completed her internal medicine residency at Boston Medical Center, followed by a year working with Partners in Health in Rwanda. She completed her PCCM fellowship and obtained her master’s degree in medical education in 2017 from the University of Pittsburgh. She serves as an Associate Program Director for the UPMC Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship training program, core subspecialty faculty for the Internal Medicine Residency program, and an instructor in several University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine courses. She is one of the co-founders of the UPMC Clinicians for Climate Action, a grass-roots group formed in 2022 when several physicians launched a campaign to significantly improve healthcare sustainability at UPMC, the largest healthcare system in Pennsylvania. Stephanie co-chairs the Sustainability and Climate Health Education Committee for C4CA and has an interest in how we train the next generation of clinicians to both understand the implications of climate change on patients’ health and also how clinicians can advocate for environmental justice and healthcare sustainability.