THOMAS A. HUTCHINSON, MB, FRCP(C), is a Nephrologist, Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Oncology, the Director of the McGill Programs in Whole Person Care, and a Member of the Centre for Medical Education. Dr. Hutchinson is also the Chairman of the International Congress on Whole Person Care. Dr. Hutchinson’s educational and research interests include quality of life in patients with chronic disease, teaching mindful medical practice, and effective teaching of healing and whole person care to medical students. Recently, he has published a new single author book outlining the vision and implications of whole person care Whole Person Care: Transforming Healthcare published by Springer. He has also published in Academic Medicine, Chronic Illness and the European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare.