Dr. Brindle is a pediatric surgeon at Alberta Children’s Hospital and Professor of Surgery and Community Health Sciences in the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. She has acted as co-Scientific Director and co-Senior Medical Director of the Alberta Surgery Strategic Care Network. She is also Director of the Safe Surgery Safe Systems Program at Ariadne Labs, TH Chan Harvard School of Public Health, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She leads international work to optimize the performance of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist. Dr. Brindle is a member of the ERAS Society Executive where she has taken on the role of the Secretary of the Society and has led the establishment of standards for ERAS guideline creation. Dr. Brindle has a long history of collaborating with W21C throughout the development of her Efficiency, Quality, Innovation and Safety (EQuIS) research platform.