Dr. Philipp Dahm is a Professor of Urology at the University of Minnesota and Director for Surgery/Specialty Care Service Line Research Activities at the Minneapolis Veterans Administration Medical Center; he also serves as Coordinating Editor of Cochrane Urology. Dr. Dahm has taught evidence-based medicine skills as faculty of the Duke, McMaster and Oxford evidence-based clinical practice workshops. He has also co-directed several guideline developer workshops, most recently for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) for whom he serves as methodological advisor. From 2009 to 2014, he served as a member of the American Urological Association (AUA) Practice Guidelines Steering Committee. He has been an active GRADE member since 2008 and is a founding member of the US GRADE Network.