At the forefront of Tele-ICU, a technology that allows for more intelligent care of patients through remote supervision, Dr. Robert Groves translates his insight into both administration and publication. He recently authored the chapter, “Intensive Care Telemedicine: Evaluating a Model for Proactive Remote Monitoring and Intervention in the Critical Care Setting” in the book Current Principles and Practices of Telemedicine and e-Health. Dr. Robert Groves' insight has also appeared in medical periodicals, including Clinics in Chest Medicine and American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Committed to strengthening the practice of medicine in the 21st century, Dr. Robert Groves pursued a lengthy education prior to securing a series of post-doctoral opportunities and research positions. After acquiring a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, Dr. Robert Groves gained acceptance into the Medical College of Georgia (Georgia Health Sciences University). After graduating and obtaining his medical license, Dr. Robert Groves completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. During a subsequent fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. Robert Groves completed two research initiatives, “Examining Variation in Length of Stay for Elective Bronchoscopy” and “Prospective Evaluation of Risk Factors and Outcome of Pulmonary Barotrauma in Mechanically Ventilated Patients.” In the years that followed, Dr. Robert Groves served in a number of roles, among them physician at Greeley Medical Clinic, Medical Director of East Morgan County Hospital, and Medical Director of Bonnell Good Samaritan Center. Today, he offers a quarter-century of experience at Banner Health in Phoenix, Arizona, as System Medical Director of Critical Care and System Medical Director of Intensive Care.