Dr. Karen Choong is a Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Critical Care, and the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact at McMaster University. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She received her pediatric training at Queen’s University, Kingston, and completed fellowships in Neonatology as well as Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Toronto. Dr. Choong is a member of the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group, and an associate editor for the Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. Her “EXERCISE” program of research is focused on PICU based rehabilitation and patient centered outcomes.