Dr. Ferran Masanés is a senior consultant in the Internal Medicine Service at the Hospital Clínic Barcelona and a member of the IDIBAPS ‘Cardiovascular risk, nutrition and ageing’ research group. He is also director of the Chair of Palliative Care at the UB-Clínic, member of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine and the Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Catalan Bioethics Society. He has been a member of the Hospital Clínic Healthcare Ethics Committee since 2005 and its president since January 2018. He started working at the Hospital Clínic in 1989.