Dr. Claude Laflamme is the Medical Director of Quality and Patient Safety in the Department of Anesthesia at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, as well as the Medical Director of Cardiovascular Anesthesia. In March 2015, Claude became the first Clinical Leader in Anesthesia and Surgery Quality and Patient Safety at Sunnybrook HSC. In June 2015, he became the Chairman of the Patient Safety Committee of the Canadian Anesthesiologist Society. Claude is also the Canadian Physician Lead for Surgical Site Infection Prevention at Canadian Patient Safety Institute. He was recently invited to co-lead the Canadian initiative aiming at Safer Surgical Care across the country.