Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) held a special webinar conversation on February 16 with Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon, writer, and public health researcher which celebrated five years of the monthly "Conversations with GIA" series.

Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is 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. 

Dr. Gawande has been a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine since 1998 and has written four books, 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.

To listen to the webinar recording, click here.