Cameron Baston, MD MSCE, is a clinician advisor for Penn Health-Tech. Within Penn Medicine, Baston is an Assistant Professor of clinical medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine. He serves as associate program director for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship, and as director of clinician performed ultrasound for the Department of medicine. A mechanical engineer, epidemiologist, critical care physician, and medical educator, Baston spends about 2/3 of his time caring for critically ill patients, and the remainder working on education innovation and health technology.
Cameron received his degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before working in automotive engineering with Sensata Technologies, environmental modeling with the Tellus Institute, and plasma physics at Los Alamos National Labs. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and did his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington. He came to Penn for his Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine fellowship, Emergency Ultrasound fellowship, and MSCE with a focus on cost-effectiveness analysis. He has an interest in critical care in the resource limited setting and has worked with Shift Labs on low-cost medical devices, and several organizations on POCUS and Critical Care education.