Dr. Royse is a Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Melbourne, and a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. His research interests include cardiac surgery outcomes, postoperative quality of recovery, echocardiography and clinical ultrasound. He is a founder of the Postoperative Quality of Recovery Scale (PostopQRS). He has published over 175 peer reviewed papers. He has a strong educational interest, specializing in eLearning, and is currently the Director of Custom and Professional Education for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He is a senior section editor for Anaesthesia and Analgesia.