Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff is Professor and Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of British Columbia. His clinical practice, based at the Centre for Pelvic Floor Competence, is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor disorders. Dr. Cundiff is also a research scientist with active trials in reconstructive surgery and obstetrics. His research interests are broad-based including epidemiology of pelvic floor disorders, surgical education, and prevention of maternal obstetrical trauma, although he is best known for outcomes research for pelvic floor disorders. He has published 6 books, and more than 130 peer reviewed publications including, surgical and non-surgical treatments, and has led several multi-centered randomized trials. He has been a pioneer in advocating patient-based outcomes measures and has worked to develop and validate such measures.