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Atul Gawande is a surgical resident in Boston and staff writer on medicine and science for The New Yorker. A former Rhodes scholar, he received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He lives with his wife and three children in Newton, Massachusetts. (Publisher Fact Sheets) Atul Gawande is a surgeon mostrar mais at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, a staff writer for The New Yorker, and a professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. He is also the Executive Director of Ariadne Labs and chairman of Lifebox, a nonprofit organization making surgery safer globally. He has written several books including Complications, Better, The Checklist Manifesto, and Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. He has won the Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about Science and two National Magazine Awards. He will be appearing at the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival in New Zealand. He won the prize for Adult Non-fiction in the Indies Choice Book Awards 2015 with Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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The Best American Essays 2003 (2003) — Contribuinte — 315 cópias, 1 resenha
The Best American Essays 2008 (2008) — Contribuinte — 290 cópias, 4 resenhas
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011 (2011) — Contribuinte — 289 cópias, 6 resenhas
The Best American Science Writing 2007 (2007) — Contribuinte — 237 cópias, 5 resenhas
The Best American Essays 2002 (2002) — Contribuinte — 223 cópias, 1 resenha
The Best American Science Writing 2005 (2005) — Contribuinte — 193 cópias, 1 resenha
The Best American Science Writing 2000 (2000) — Contribuinte — 167 cópias
The Best American Science Writing 2003 (2003) — Contribuinte — 165 cópias, 1 resenha
The Best American Science Writing 2004 (2004) — Contribuinte — 154 cópias
The Best American Science Writing 2002 (2002) — Contribuinte — 146 cópias, 1 resenha
The Best American Science Writing 2009 (2009) — Contribuinte — 116 cópias, 7 resenhas
The Best American Magazine Writing 2010 (2010) — Contribuinte — 44 cópias
The Best American Magazine Writing 2011 (2011) — Contribuinte — 36 cópias, 1 resenha
The Best of Slate: A 10th Anniversary Anthology (2006) — Contribuinte — 28 cópias, 2 resenhas

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Gawande, Atul
Data de nascimento
1965-11-05
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Locais de residência
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Athens, Ohio, USA
Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Educação
Stanford University
Harvard Medical School (M.D.)
Harvard School of Public Health (M.P.H.)
Oxford University (Balliol College, P.P.E.)
Ocupação
surgeon
professor
Federal bureaucrat
political advisor
writer
Columnist
Organizações
Harvard University
Premiações
MacArthur Fellowship (2006)
Rhodes Scholar
Newsweek Magazine's 20 Most Influential South Asians
Agente
Tina Bennett
Pequena biografia
Atul Gawande was born in Brooklyn. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Stanford University. As a Rhodes Scholar, he spent a year at Oxford University. After two years at Harvard Medical School he left to become Bill Clinton's health care lieutenant during the 1992 campaign, and became a senior adviser in the Department of Health and Human Services after President Clinton's inauguration. He returned to medical school and earned his M.D in 1994, as well as an M.P.H. from the Harvard School of Public Health. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and is director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation. He is Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is also a staff writer on medicine and science for the New Yorker.

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Gostei muito do livro, usando um estilo literário que vai contando uma história com suspense, flashbacks, reviravoltas, o autor percorre como ele participou da implementação de um sistema de checklists para salas de cirurgias, os resultados alcançados, os desafios, e dificuldades. Os excelentes resultados conseguidos com algo aparentemente simples é absolutamente surpreendente. Muitas dicas para quem pretende fazer a implementação de algo semelhante, mas não espere um livro tipo receita de bolo, não tem bullets, não tem tabelas, nem boxes com frases de efeito. Não é portanto um livro desses de autoajuda para executivos, e sim o relato bem humorado e autêntico do cirurgião que liderou parte importante do projeto. Para quem gosta de ER, House e Three Rivers, o livro trás também relatos eletrizantes de salas de cirurgia.… (mais)
 
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