Atul Gawande
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Atul Gawande

Atul Gawande is the author of three bestselling books: Complications, a finalist for the National Book Award; Better, selected by Amazon.com as one of the ten best books of 2007; and The Checklist Manifesto. He is also a surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1998, and a professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. He 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. In his work as a public health researcher, he is Director of Ariadne Labs a joint center for health system innovation. And he is also co-founder and chairman of Lifebox, a global not-for-profit implementing systems and technologies to reduce surgical deaths globally. He and his wife have three children and live in Newton, Massachusetts.

You can find more at http://www.atulgawande.com.

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Best Sellers

    • Being Mortal

    • Medicine and What Matters in the End
    • By: Atul Gawande
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7,781
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6,828
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,817

    Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Required Reading!

    • By Jeffrey on 10-13-14

    Regular price: $19.83

    • The Checklist Manifesto

    • How to Get Things Right
    • By: Atul Gawande
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,321
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,441
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,442

    The New York Times best-selling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist ....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting!

    • By Tad Davis on 01-11-10

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Complications

    • A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
    • By: Atul Gawande
    • Narrated by: William David Griffith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,321
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 924
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 924

    Sometimes in medicine the only way to know what is truly going on in a patient is to operate...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By A. Ryan on 12-05-03

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Better

    • A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
    • By: Atul Gawande
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 960
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 955

    Atul Gawande explores how doctors strive for best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem insurmountable - in Boston, India, Iraq, and in malpractice courtrooms....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating and Well Read

    • By L. M. Roberts on 05-23-10

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Checklist-Strategie

    • Wie Sie die Dinge in den Griff bekommen
    • By: Atul Gawande
    • Narrated by: Uwe Daufenbach
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    So simpel wie genial - wie eine einfache Methode helfen kann, Leben zu retten....

    Regular price: $19.95

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