Dr. Tom Stelfox is Professor and Head of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services. He received his M.D. from the University of Alberta, Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Toronto, Ph.D. in Health Care Policy at Harvard University and Critical Care Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He focuses on applying health services research methods to evaluate and improve the quality of health care delivery to critically ill patients. His activities include developing quality indicators; developing strategies to improve continuity of patient care across the care continuum; and improving the translation of scientific evidence into clinical practice.