Dr. Karen Devon is an Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeon with an interest in Medical Ethics and Education. After receiving her MDCM at McGill University, Dr. Devon entered the General Surgery Training Programme and the Surgeon Scientist Programme at the University of Toronto. She was awarded her MSc in Clinical Epidemiology and her FRCSC in General Surgery during her residency. Karen then completed 6 months of postgraduate training in Breast Surgical Oncology at UHN, followed by a Clinical Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery at the University of Chicago. This Fellowship included one month in the Philippines studying the surgical treatment of goitre. Additionally, Karen completed a Surgical Ethics Fellowship at the MacLean Center for Clinical Ethics at the University of Chicago. Presently, Karen is enrolled in the Education Scholar Programme at the Centre for Faculty Development and Education at the University of Toronto. Karen has a primary appointment a Women’s College Hospital and an Associate Staff Appointment at UHN, where she will also have a clinical presence.