Atul Gawande is a practicing surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Boston, and an associate professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. Previously, he served as a senior health-policy adviser in the Clinton Administration. He is the author of "Complications," "Better," and "The Checklist Manifesto." This year, he won a National Magazine Award for his New Yorker piece "The Cost Conundrum."
Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2010 10:00:00 -0700
Location: New York, NY, SVA Theatre 1, New Yorker
Program and discussion: http://fora.tv/2010/10/02/Atul_Gawande_How_to_Live_When_You_Have_to_Die