Dr. Louise Pilote is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine for the McGill University Health Centre. She holds a William Dawson Chair at McGill University and a research scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. She is a practicing Internist and Epidemiologist at the Montreal General Hospital. Dr. Pilote received her MDCM from McGill University and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal. She then obtained an MPH from Harvard School of Public Health and a PhD in Epidemiology at the University of California at Berkeley. She was a research fellow in Clinical Epidemiology in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Stanford University and a postdoctoral fellow of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada at the Cleveland Clinic.