Atul Gawande has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1998. He is the author of three best-selling books: âComplications,â a finalist for the National Book Award; âBetter,â selected by Amazon.com as one of the ten best books of 2007; and âThe Checklist Manifesto.â His latest book is âBeing Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End.â He has won the Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about Science, a MacArthur fellowship, and two National Magazine Awards. He is also a surgeon at Brigham and Womenâs Hospital, in Boston, and a professor in the department of health policy and management at Harvard School of Public Health and in the department of surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is the executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health-systems innovation, and the chairman of Lifebox, a nonprofit organization making surgery safer globally.
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