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Marty Makary

Marty Makary

    • Health Care Futurist, New York Times Bestselling Author
    • NBC News & FOX News Medical Commentator
    • Johns Hopkins Surgeon and Professor of Health Policy
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Johns Hopkins’ Professor and "Unaccountable" Author, Marty Makary, MD

Johns Hopkins’ Professor and "Unaccountable" Author, Marty Makary, MD

Dr. Marty Makary discusses his book UNACCOUNTABLE

Dr. Marty Makary discusses his book UNACCOUNTABLE

Dr. Marty Makary is a New York Times bestselling author and Johns Hopkins surgeon. His book, The Price We Pay, has been described as “A must-read for every American” by Steve Forbes and “a deep dive into the real issues driving up the price of health care” by Don Berwick. Makary is a frequent medical expert on NBC and FOX News and is a leading voice for physicians, writing for The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Dr. Makary was the lead author of the first publication on The Surgical Checklist and later served in leadership with Atul Gawande on the World Health Organization Surgery Checklist project. Makary has published over 250 scientific articles, including articles on organizational culture, vulnerable populations, and opioid prescribing guidelines. As a gastrointestinal surgeon, he is also an advocate for healthy food and lifestyle medicine.

Dr. Makary has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine and named one of America’s 20 most influential people in health care by Health Leaders Magazine. Dr. Makary speaks frequently on the future of health care and what it means for everyday Americans, business leaders, and health care professionals. His current research focuses on the appropriateness of medical care, health care costs, drug prices and low-income populations. His book, Unaccountable, was turned into the hit TV medical series The Resident, and his newest book, The Price We Pay, tells the stories of health care’s disruptive innovators and the new movement to restore medicine to its mission.

Art, Assassination, and America
How Transparency Disrupts and Industry and Changes a Nation

Dr. Makary uses Art and presidential history to describe America’s heritage of transparency.  He explores how transparency has become and American value and how transparency has positively disrupted, and re-define entire industries.  The modern transparency revolution in medicine, from compassionate bedside care big data is explained. Dr. Makary projects what medicine will look like in the coming years in America, in terms of technological innovation and consumer choices.

The Surgery Checklist
Creating a Great Workplace Culture

Dr. Makary is the creator of the original surgery checklist described in the medical literature.  He later worked with Atul Gawande and the World Health Organization to develop the W.H.O. surgery checklist.  He details it’s genesis and the science of creating world-wide buy-in for common-sense innovations.

What Obamacare means for you?
Interpreting the new law for your family, business and the future of medicine

Dr. Makary, a Johns Hopkins professor of Health Policy, breaks down the new health law in an objective, non-partisan way.  Using humor, history, and personal stories as a busy surgeon, he describes the changes coming for both everyday Americans and business leaders.  This informational, yet entertaining, overview has been given to tens of thousands of people with superb reviews from audiences of all persuasions.

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