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The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

In conversation with Dana Goldman, Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy at USC
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Episode Summary
Gawande, a bestselling author and surgeon, takes us on an intellectual adventure in which lives are lost and saved and one simple idea makes a tremendous difference.

Participant(s) Bio
Atul Gawande is a MacArthur Fellow, a general surgeon at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, a staff writer for The New Yorker, and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. His two previous books are Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science and Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance. In 2006, he received the MacArthur Award in recognition of his research and writing.