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Atul Gawande

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A Message from Atul Gawande: Improving Communication Skill Means Improving Care

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Atul Gawande on Being Mortal

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Dr Atul Gawande: Why do doctors fail?

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Atul Gawande on Ending Fragmented Care

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Atul Gawande on NCQA

Atul Gawande is an American surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. In public health, he is executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation, and chairman of Lifebox, a nonprofit that works on reducing deaths in surgery globally. On June 20, 2018, Dr. Gawande was named the CEO of a recently-formed healthcare venture owned by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan Chase.
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