He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is professor in both the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health and the Department of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is Executive Director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation, and Chairman of Lifebox, a nonprofit organization making surgery safer globally.
Better is a rocky complicated emprise with a bubbling stream of truth ever flowing and his mindful goal on becoming better is illuminated. He converts the complicated to simple by breaking it down to a basic level of understanding as it hums loudly in our delicate ears--so we fully comprehend. com as one of the ten best books of 2007; and The Checklist Manifesto. His latest book is Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End.
Atul Gawande is a surgeon at a leading Boston hospital and an assistant professor at Harvard School of Public Health. For most people, this would probably be enough. What he wants is better. As in his previous, bestselling book, Complications, Gawande is preoccupied with what makes the difference between getting it right, say, 9. per cent and 9. 5 per cent of the time.
Atul Gawande is a practising surgeon in one of the hospitals in the US. His parents are both doctors. His debut book, Complications, was well received for his honest insight into the medical world. His second book, Better, carries the same theme. Gawande gives us glimpses of the troubles, dilemmas, difficulties that professionals in the medical world face. The first chapter talks about the habit of washing hands after you examine a patient. This sounds so trivial to us, but the chapter gives us a frightening picture of the consequences if a doctor does not follow this practice
Atul Gawande's insightful book illuminates the challenging choices members of the profession face every day. ―Susan Salter Reynolds, Los Angeles Times. describing professional moments of fear, guilt, embarrassment, and humor. Atul Gawande is not only adding to the small shelf of books by doctors that every layman should read. He's using medicine to help anyone who hopes to do anything better. Michael Lewis, author of The Blind Side. manages to capture medicine in all of its complex and chaotic glory, and to put it, still squirming with life, down on the page. With this book Gawande inspires all of us, doctor or not, to be better. Gawande is unassuming in every way, and yet his prose is infused with steadfast determination and hope.
Atul Gawande is the author of this great book. Atul is a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He also has won two National Magazine Awards, a MacArthur Fellowship, and been named one of the world’s hundred most influential thinkers by Foreign Policy and TIME. Through this book, he conveys his message that doctors are only human and therefore must always be diligent and resourceful in fulfilling their duties in clear, confident prose
In his new book, Atul Gawande explores how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem insurmountable. Gawande's gripping stories of diligence, ingenuity, and what it means to do right by people take us to battlefield surgical tents in Iraq, to labor and delivery rooms in Boston, to a polio outbreak in India, and to malpractice courtrooms around the country. But nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine, where lives are on the line with every decision. In his new book, Atul Gawande explores how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem insurmountable.
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Gawande's gripping stories of diligence, ingenuity, and what it means to do right by people take us to battlefield surgical tents in Iraq, to labor and delivery rooms in Boston, to a polio outbreak in India, and to malpractice courtrooms around the country. He discusses the ethical dilemmas of doctors' participation in lethal injections, examines the influence of money on modern medicine, and recounts the astoundingly contentious history of hand washing