Dr Janet Martin is Associate Professor of Anaesthesia & Perioperative Medicine and Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, Canada. She is Director of MEDICI (Centre for Medical Evidence, Decision Integrity & Clinical Impact), a WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Anaesthesia & Perioperative Care. She is recognized for local and global leadership in clinical epidemiology, evidence-based medicine, health technology assessment, and knowledge translation related to anaesthesia and perioperative care. She is most passionate about supporting contextually-relevant research and health policy to expedite access to safe, effective, timely, affordable surgery and anaesthesia-related care for all. She teaches courses on clinical epidemiology, evidence-based decision-making, and knowledge translation. She is involved in developing globally-relevant policy and guidelines with the WHO. Recently, she was awarded Distinguished Leader of Excellence in Graduate/Postgraduate Education at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and the Medical Advisory Committee Award for Evidence-Based Medicine. In 2019, she was awarded the Anniversary Medal for National Leadership in Health Technology Assessment at the Canadian Agency for Drugs & Technologies in Health.