Atul Gawande

From Saturday Morning, 9:10 am on 5 March 2011

The Checklist ManifestoSurgeon and writer Atul Gawande is a staff member of Brigham and Women's Hospital, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and the New Yorker magazine, and is director of the World Health Organisation's Global Challenge for Safer Surgical Care.

He was editor of The Best American Science Writing 2006, and is the author of Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science (2002), Better: A Surgeon's Notes On Performance (2007), and the 2009 best-seller The Checklist Manifesto (Profile Books)

Atul Gawande talks to Kim Hill.