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Marty Makary, M.D., M.P.H., is a surgeon and professor of health policy at Johns Hopkins University and the author of the New York Times bestseller "Unaccountable." His current book, "The Price We Pay," takes an urgent look at America's broken health care system and the people who are saving it. 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 adopted by the World Health Organization (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.