Dr. Eric Ford is Professor, Interim Director and Vice Chair of Physics at University of Washington in Seattle. His areas of expertise are quality and safety, laboratory technology for experimental radiobiology, and global oncology. He has over 140 publications, four books and has been PI of multiple federal grants. Within ASTRO he has been involved in the development of the RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System since its inception in 2014. He has chaired the ASTRO Multidisciplinary Subcommittee on Quality Assurance and is now Chair of the ASTRO Clinical Affairs and Quality Council. This year he is director for the Patient Safety Track of the annual meeting. Dr. Ford is a valued mentor to students and residents and has been recognized with multiple teaching awards. At home, he and his wife attempt to keep up with their twin boys.