Lifebox Film Screening and Reception

Join ASA and Lifebox for a reception and screening of the award winning documentary "The Checklist Effect" and meet the director, Lauren Anders Brown. All proceeds will benefit Lifebox.

Sunday, October 22, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Seaport World Trade Center, Mezzanine Level (Second Floor)
$75 per ticket. Cost includes the film screening, drinks and light hors d'oeuvres (approximately $25 of the ticket price will be tax deductible).

A safe operation is more than a series of clinical steps done right. Every day, our colleagues around the world share stories of extraordinary teamwork to save a life. Human dramas, cut and stitched around the world more than 359 million times a year. "The Checklist Effect" explores how longer lifespans have led to an urgent increase in the need for surgery—and provoked a deadly safety crisis. Inspired by surgeon and author Atul Gawande’s award-winning book The Checklist Manifesto, this film explores the challenges of delivering safe surgery on a global scale—and how a seemingly-simple piece of paper can mean the difference between life and death.

Directed by Lauren Anders Brown (@LABCollaborate), with the support of Lifebox Foundation (@SaferSurgery). Watch the trailer today.  

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