Dr. Michael Detsky received his medical doctorate and residencies in internal medicine and adult critical care medicine, at the University of Toronto. He received his Master’s of Science in Health Policy and Research at the University of Pennsylvania, where his thesis focused on evaluating the discriminative accuracy of ICU physicians and nurses in predicted 6-month functional outcomes. Dr. Detsky’s research focuses on improving our understanding and communication of long-term outcomes in critically ill patients and using prognosis, values and preferences to engage in shared decision-making. He is a co-director of the Critical Care Oncologic Investigative Network (COIN) and is an assistant professor, both at the University of Toronto. His clinical appointment is at the Sinai Health System in Toronto, Canada.