Michael Reznik, MD, is assistant professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School and an attending neurointensivist at Rhode Island Hospital. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, then completed his residency training in Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Neurocritical Care at Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Reznik’s primary research interests include delirium and disorders of consciousness after stroke and other forms of acute brain injury, along with their impact on neuro-rehabilitation and ultimate outcomes. He is currently working on developing novel diagnostic tools for delirium, as well as prognostic models for patients with delirium after stroke. In his role on the Currents Editorial Board, Dr. Reznik is the Section Editor for Stories of Hope, which explores patients’ and families’ experiences dealing with severe neurological illness. The stories share humanistic approaches to memory, consciousness and perseverance in the face of suffering and adversity.