Dr. Peter Sargious is Assistant Dean, Continuing Medical Education, Cumming School of Medicine at UCalgary.  Dr. Sargious received his MD from the University of Calgary in 1991, his Royal College Fellowship in Internal Medicine in 1995 and his MPH focused on epidemiology and biostatistics from Boston University in 1997. Dr. Sargious joined the University of Calgary in 1997 and also became the Manager for Alberta Research Council’s newly created Health Informatics Unit. During his five years with this not-for-profit research and development organization, Dr. Sargious led the development of internationally recognized interoperability standards for telehealth applications and the commercialization of two web-based electronic medical record products. In 2001, Dr. Sargious became the Founding Medical Director of Calgary’s Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Portfolio and worked with other regional leaders to establish the Living Well Program, which offers thousands of Calgarians with treatment for a variety of chronic illnesses. Dr. Sargious is recognized as one of Canada’s physician leaders in CDM and during his tenure as Medical Director CDM has won awards for his work, including the Department of Medicine’s inaugural Innovation Award (2006). He continues to serve as Chair of the Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management. Dr. Sargious leads a number of key UCalgary strategic partnerships and, as a member of O’Brien Institute executive team, is charged with identifying activities within W21C and PHIRC that might benefit from those partnerships.