Prof. Davy Cheng is recognized as a world expert in perioperative outcomes and resource utilization in cardiovascular anesthesia and surgery, blood management, minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery, and perioperative evidence-based medicine. His pioneer work in fast track cardiac anesthesia and recovery has become the standard of cardiac anesthesia and recovery practice around the world. Prof. Cheng established the Evidence-Based Perioperative Clinical Outcomes Research Group (EPiCOR) and the MEDICI Centre (Medical Evidence, Decision Integrity, Clinical Impact) at Western and London Teaching Hospitals, Canada and continues to release a number of pivotal publications to direct evidence-based medical and surgical practice. He is a recognized healthcare leader in the forefront of research, practice and healthcare policy. In 2014, he has received the honor of Elected Honorary Member, The German Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (DGAI) and Canadian Society of Physician Executives Excellence in Medical Leadership Award for his great contribution to the field of anesthesiology. Annals of Translational Medicine (ATM) editor was much honored to invite him to share some of his insights in the 2014 Chinese Heart Congress (CHC).