Dr. Makary is an active surgeon and researcher, serving jointly on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Dr. Makary serves in leadership roles for the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO), the International Union of Risk Management, and is a regular medical guest on CNN. He is the author of several books on public health and surgery, patient safety, quality of care, and health policy.
completed his education at
Bucknell University, Thomas
Jefferson University, and
Harvard University and completed
his general surgical training at
Georgetown University and
further sub-specialty training
in pancreaticobiliary and GI
surgery at Johns Hopkins
Click here to listen to the first 5 minutes of the program where Makary said that he quit medical school.