Michael Curley grew up in Cornwall, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He did his medical training including residencies in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is a consultant Gastroenterologist and clinical assistant professor with the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Calgary, South Health Campus, Calgary, Alberta. His main clinical interests include upper gastrointestinal tract motility disorders and functional disorders. He has a strong interest in medical education and has an active role in mentoring and teaching trainees from medical student to Gastroenterology fellowship level.