About the Author
Merrick Zwarenstein, MB, BCh, MSc is a physician and a health services researcher.
He is the Inaugural Chair of the Centre for Health Services Sciences at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto. He is also a Senior Scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute and at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.
Sherry Espin, RN, PhD, MEd is a Registered Nurse and an Associate Professor in the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto. She previously held several positions in perioperative clinical practice and education. She currently teaches in the post diploma and graduate programs at Ryerson University, with an emphasis on qualitative research, interprofessional education and collaboration, current issues and nursing practice courses.
Simon Lewin, MBChB, PhD, MSc trained as a physician and now works as a social scientist and health service researcher. He holds research positions in the Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services and in the Health Systems Research Unit of Medical Research Council of South Africa, where his work is focused largely on mixed method implementation research in low- and middle-income countries. He is also an editor for the Cochrane Consumers and Communication Review Group and the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Review Group.