Dr. Alison Fox-Robichaud is Professor of Medicine at McMaster University, Canada and an Intensivist and Director of Medical Education at Hamilton Health Sciences. Prior to medical school she completed a BSc in Biology and Chemistry and a MSc in Medical Sciences. Her MD was obtained at the University of Ottawa (1989) follow by Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Postdoctoral training at the University of Calgary. She returned to McMaster University as faculty in 2000. A clinician scientist, Dr. Fox-Robichaud studies the pathophysiology of sepsis and how laboratory research discoveries and evidence are transferred into clinical care. She current work spans the bench to bedside including exploring potential biomarkers to improve sepsis diagnosis. She is the past president of the Canadian Critical Care Society and the inaugural president of the Canadian Sepsis Foundation. She has over 80 peer-reviewed publications that reflect a broad engagement in academic medicine. In 2015, she received a Leading Practice Award from Accreditation Canada for the integration of an electronic early warning score into the medical record. In 2018, the Global Sepsis Alliance awarded her an individual award for her sepsis leadership.