Heather Lane MBChB, FRACP, PhD is a Consultant Geriatrician and Director of Physician Education at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Otago in New Zealand, and a doctorate from the Centre for Palliative Care (University of Melbourne and St Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne)). Heather is a member of the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia’s Working Groups for both Geriatric Oncology Research and Guideline Development. She also represents Western Australia as a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Advanced Training Committee for Geriatrician Training, and sits on the Geriatric Medicine Education and Training Committee for the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine. Her research interests include Healthcare Communication, Decision Making, Patient Experience, and Geriatric Assessment in Oncology.