Dr. Alim Nagji is a Family and Emergency Medicine Physician who practices in several hospitals in Burlington, Hamilton, and Kitchener. He completed his medical school and residency at the University of Alberta, where he received several awards including the Alberta College of Family Physicians Resident Leadership Award and the Rising Star Award. His passion for global and public health have led him to work in several countries including: Afghanistan, France, Malta, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, and rural Canada. He maintains research interests in theatre and humanism, medical education, and simulation. He is a recipient of the Leadership in Teaching and Learning Fellowship, through the MacPherson Institute, to develop an ER simulation curriculum for Joseph Brant Hospital. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University and maintains a strong passion for bedside teaching. He has been awarded the Undergraduate Community Teacher of the Year for Emergency Medicine. He hopes to improve his teaching acumen through the Clinician Educator Diploma offered via the Royal College.