Hsien Seow is an associate professor in the Department of Oncology, McMaster University. He is the Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care and Health System Innovation. He was previously a CIHR New Investigator and Cancer Care Ontario Chair in Health Services Research. He earned a PhD is from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and a B.Sc from Yale University. His research interests are innovating the palliative care health system and improving quality of care. He has worked with the Ministry of Health, Health Quality Ontario, the LHINs, and various regional and provincial bodies to improve hospice palliative care. He has created guides and tools, which can be found on his website: www.palliativecareinnovation.com.