Atul Gawande

Professor, Author

1965 –

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Who is Atul Gawande?

Atul Gawande is an Indian American surgeon and journalist. He is widely known as an expert on optimizing modern healthcare systems. He serves as a general and endocrine surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and associate director of their Center for Surgery and Public Health. He is also an associate professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. He has written extensively on medicine and public health for The New Yorker and Slate and is the author of the books Complications, Better, and The Checklist Manifesto.

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Born
Nov 5, 1965
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Dr. Atul Gawande
Ethnicity
  • Indian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Professional degrees of public health, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Balliol College
    ( - 1989)
  • Stanford University
    ( - 1987)
  • Harvard University
  • University of Oxford
Employment
  • Associate Professor, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Professor, Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
Lived in
  • Boston
  • Athens
  • Brooklyn
  • United States of America

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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