Allan Garland received a B.S. from the University of Michigan and M.A. from Harvard University. He completed his MD, Internal Medicine residency, and research/clinical fellowship in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the University of Chicago. In faculty positions at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey, and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Ohio, he was the director of their Medical Intensive Care Units. He came to the University of Manitoba in 2007, where he is Professor of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, adjunct scientist at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, and since 2012 has been co-head of Critical Care Medicine. His research interests include: (1) epidemiology and long-term outcomes of critical illness, (2) disparities in ICU access, (3) performance improvement, especially the relationships between clinical outcomes and ICU organization/structure, (4) end-of-life care, (5) variation in medical practice, and (6) statistical modeling methods.