Atul Gawande is a doctor and health care researcher. He is the author of Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, a contributor to The New Yorker, and a surgeon specializing in endocrinology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Gawande appears in the PBS documentary film version of Being Mortal, which airs February 10th on FRONTLINE.
Wes Moore is a youth advocate and social entrepreneur whose book The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters is out in stores now. A Rhodes scholar, Moore served as a Captain in the U.S. Army and founded BridgeEdU, which is “a unique first year college program that combines core academic courses, real-world internships and service experiences, with the coaching to help students succeed in academics and life.”