Dr. Dale Dauphinee is the former Chair and Professor in the Department of Medicine at McGill University who also served as the founding Director of the Division of Clinical Epidemiology at the Royal Victoria Hospital, the Associate Dean of Medicine (Medical Education) and the Director of the McGill Center for Medical Education Research. From 1993-2006 he was the Executive Director of the Medical Council of Canada where he established its first in-house research program, an external research grants program, directed their pioneering move to adaptive on-line assessment methods, and created the national physician identifier and physician credential verification services. During that time, he served as a Trustee of the American Board of Internal Medicine and received many awards for distinguished service. These include the John Hubbard Award from the National Board of Medical Examiners for excellence in contributions to medical assessment and evaluation, Honorary Membership in the College of Family Physicians of Canada and Fellowship in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He sits on several editorial and international advisory boards. He continues to conduct research into workforce production, developing informatics infrastructure and assessment outcomes strategies, as well as consulting and advising universities, national professional bodies, governments, and health sciences educational programs internationally.