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Atul Gawande, M.D. is a surgeon, writer and public health researcher. Atul Gawande was born November 5th 1965 in Brooklyn, New York City. Gawande parents were Indian immigrants, who both were successful doctors in America. His family, including him and his sister, moved to Ohio and graduated from Athens High School in 1983 (Topol). Atul Gawande headed off to Stanford University, and was set on majoring in biology and political science. He earned a bachelor of science from Stanford University and also a master of art in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University. He later earned his MD from Harvard Medical School and a masters of public health from Harvard School of Public Health (Ariadne Labs).
Atul Gawande Gawande currently practices general and endocrine surgery. Endocrine surgery is working with glands of the human body. Currently, he practices surgery at Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition, he is a writer for the New York Times Magazine since 1998. Gawande is the chairman of Lifebox. Lifebox is an international non-profit program to reduce the number of surgical deaths globally ("Atul Gawande"). Atul Gawande was named in TIME Magazine as one of the top 100 influential thinkers in 2010. He was chosen because of his …show more content…

In 2002 he published, Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science. In this novel he uses real life scenarios that he experience while in residence. This book describes the mishaps that Dr. Gawande encountered as a surgical resident. Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science was a National Book Award Finalist. In 2007, Gawande published Better: A Surgeon’s Note on Performance. This book made Amazon’s Top 10 Book list of 2007. Two years later, The Checklist Manifesto: How to get things Right was published. This book focus spoke about checklists in the medical field and how they dramatically raise effectiveness and reduce

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