Dr. Michael Green is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health and Epidemiology at Queen’s University, where he is Associate Director of Research for the Dept of Family Medicine and the Centre for Studies in Primary Care, and Acting Director of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. He is an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). He has worked as a consultant for both the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and Health Canada and has served on many professional and government expert committees including the Ontario Expert Panel on Wait Times in Primary Care, the College of Family Physicians of Canada Aboriginal Health Working Group, and Health Quality Ontario’s Primary Care Advisory Committee. He regularly serves as a member on grant review panels, including those at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research(CIHR), and is on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine. He completed his medical training at the University of British Columbia and his residency in Family Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Following eight years of active practice in Moose Factory, Ontario, including 4 years as Chief of Staff, he completed his MPH with a focus on Health Policy and Management at the John’s Hopkins School of Public Health. He moved to Queen’s University in 2003, where he has an active family practice, including intrapartum obstetrics, at the Queen’s Family Health Team. He also practices in public health as a Medical Officer with Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch. His research covers a broad range of health services and policy research areas with an emphasis on primary care, quality of care, equity in health, and aboriginal health and has been supported by major grants from CIHR and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.