Marty Makary, MD
Marty Makary, MD, MPH, is a surgeon and Professor of Health Policy at Johns Hopkins University and the author of the New York Times bestseller, Unaccountable. An influential voice for physicians in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today, he was the lead author of the articles introducing a surgical checklist later adapted by the WHO, and has published extensively on health care costs, vulnerable populations, and quality science. He served in leadership at the WHO Safe Surgery Saves Lives project and has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. He lives in the Washington, DC, area.