The Checklist Effect (2015)

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Both scientific and deeply personal, The Checklist Effect is a feature length documentary for anyone who's ever had surgery, or loved someone who has. Inspired by Atul Gawande's award-winning book The Checklist Manifesto.




From the wide Steppes of Mongolia to the red dust of Uganda, The Checklist Effect explores challenges of safer surgery on a global scale. Moving from the heart of communities to the side of their operating room tables - the hospital's most sacred space - we meet the teams working together to save livelihoods, lives and future loves of their patients. Access to safe surgery is the global health crisis you still haven't heard of, but 5 billion lives on the line. So what can we learn from a seemingly-simple checklist, proven to make the difference between life and death?

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