Dr Brian Forzley is a clinical nephrologist and general internist practicing at Penticton Regional Hospital in the Okanagan. He is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at UBC and site medical director of the Penticton Renal Program. His interests are focused around patient centred care, communication and palliative care. Roles within these areas include teaching (facilitator for BC Hospice Serious Illness Conversations) and research (BCPRA Palliative Care Committee). He also enjoys preceptoring internal medicine and nephrology trainees undertaking community rotations. He currently serves as president of the Penticton Regional Hospital Medical Staff Association. He’s a ski dad who currently is still able to get down a mountain faster than his two sons.