Dr. Amit Garg is a member of the AOC and the Co-Chair of the ACT Scientific Committee. He is the Associate Dean for Clinical Research at Western University, where he is working with partners at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Lawson Health Research Institute, and Alimentiv (formerly Robarts Clinical Trials) to help faculty plan and execute trials. He has substantial experience with Canada’s healthcare administrative data and has led several large, pragmatic, registry based RCTs. He has published >600 papers and his h-index is 109. In 2021 he received the Hellmuth Prize, Western University’s highest distinction for sustained excellence in research.