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A Conversation with Dr. Atul Gawande

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Celebrating five years of our "Conversations with GIA" series, please join GIA for a conversation with Dr. Atul Gawande. Recently honored as one of the 40 Smartest People in Healthcare, Atul Gawande MD, MPH, is a surgeon, public health researcher, and writer. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is a Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is also Executive Director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation, and Chairman of Lifebox, a nonprofit organization making surgery safer globally.

Gawande has been a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine since 1998 and has written four New York Times bestsellers: Complications, Better, The Checklist Manifesto, and most recently, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. He is the winner of two National Magazine Awards, AcademyHealth’s Impact Award for highest research impact on healthcare, a MacArthur Fellowship, and the Lewis Thomas Award for writing about science.

Moderator: John Feather PhD, CEO, Grantmakers In Aging. Special thanks to The John A. Hartford Foundation for their support of the Conversations with GIA series. Webinar date: Friday, February 16, 2018. View the recording below or on the GIA YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/Mxq53q1Mxts.

 

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