Dr. Alison Fox-Robichaud is Professor of Medicine at McMaster University, Canada and an Intensivist and Director of Medical Education at Hamilton Health Sciences. A clinician scientist, Dr. Fox-Robichaud studies the pathophysiology of sepsis and how laboratory research discoveries and evidence are transferred into clinical care. She is particularly interested in discovering a biomarker to improve sepsis diagnosis. She is the past president of the Canadian Critical Care Society, past Chair of the Critical Care Medicine Examination Board and the inaugural president of the Canadian Sepsis Foundation. She has over 80 peer-reviewed publications that reflect a broad engagement in academic medicine. In 2015, she received a Leading Practice Award from Accreditation Canada for the integration of an electronic early warning score into the medical record. In 2018, the Global Sepsis Alliance awarded her an individual award for her sepsis leadership.