Dr. Chris Ryerson completed his core clinical training at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and an interstitial lung disease (ILD) fellowship and master’s degree in clinical research at the University of California San Francisco before joining UBC faculty in 2011. He is a Professor of Medicine at UBC, director of the St. Paul’s Hospital ILD clinical and research program, and head of the Division of Respiratory Medicine at Providence Health Care. His research focuses on the diagnosis, management and prognostication of ILD. He is also involved in several national and international clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of fibrotic ILD.