Dr Daren Heyland is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario Canada. He is trained in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology. He currently serves as the Director of the Clinical Evaluation Research Unit at the Kingston General Hospital which functions as a methods center for multicenter clinical research (See www.ceru.ca). He is the principal investigator on a number of large scale, multicenter clinical trials and quality improvement projects. Overall, Dr. Heyland has published approximately 400 peer-reviewed papers, raised more than $110 million in external grant support and given > 300 international presentations.