Jim Bailey will speak to medical, nursing, and public health students in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School Chapter of Emory University. Using real-life stories drawn from his novel, The End of Healing, Dr. Bailey will reveal how the diagnostic, therapeutic, and systems errors that patients and their healers experience each day have powerful ethical dimensions. Using the story of his young physician hero, Dr. Don Newman, he will show the kind of couragethe path to best evidence-based practice and true health system transformation demands. In light of these stories, his talk will examine why the world of modern healthcare—more than any other social sector in the United States today—needs heroes. Dr. Bailey will discuss what it takes to stand up to the forces in American medicine that routinely trade patient health for profit. Dr. Bailey will be available after the lecture to sign books. The event is open to the public.