About: Atul Gawande

Atul Gawande, M.D., M.P.H., is a surgeon, writer, and public health researcher, who practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Author of three New York Times best-sellers, including The Checklist Manifesto and Gawande's latest book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End.

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The New Nursing Home

How innovative thinkers are shaking up the classic nursing home paradigm and helping people in a state of dependence find value in their existence. More