Atul Gawande

Atul Gawande, a surgical resident in Boston, is a staff writer on medicine for The New Yorker and author of the new book Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science.

The Breakfast Table
April 18 2002 7:08 PMExposing Dishonesties and Irrationalities
The Breakfast Table
April 17 2002 2:44 PMHow Do You Survive in This World Without a Clear Gender?
The Breakfast Table
April 16 2002 11:24 AMDeath Due to Private Nursing?
The Breakfast Table
April 15 2002 11:00 AMGood Data, Safe Streets?
Medical Examiner
Dec. 25 1998 3:30 AMWhy Money Won't Buy FatIn rich countries, the rich get rich and the poor get fat.
Medical Examiner
Sept. 25 1998 3:30 AMJuicy JournalsFor us doctors, medical publications aren't just vital knowledge. They're gossip.
Medical Examiner
July 23 1998 3:30 AMThe Buck Stops With the DocSometimes, blaming the system is fair. But in medicine, it can be a dangerous cop-out.
Medical Examiner
May 29 1998 3:30 AMOrgan MeatLetting people peddle their kidneys might save lives, but the ethical price is too high.
Medical Examiner
May 1 1998 3:30 AMThe Human Cost of Crippling CastroHealth care is still pretty good in Cuba--unless you die waiting for embargoed supplies.
Medical Examiner
March 20 1998 3:30 AME.R. and the Triple HexWhen a full moon and a lunar eclipse collide with Friday the 13th, do more accidents really happen?
Medical Examiner
Jan. 30 1998 3:30 AMPartial Truths in the Partial-Birth-Abortion DebateEvery abortion is gross, but the technique is not the issue.
Medical Examiner
Nov. 22 1997 3:30 AMSuicide WatchThe strange case of Air Force Capt. Craig Button.
Medical Examiner
Oct. 25 1997 3:30 AMOf Course You Don't Like Your HMOIt's because your employer chose your health plan, and you didn't.
Medical Examiner
Sept. 27 1997 3:30 AMCybertestsHate exams (medical or otherwise)? What if a computer designed them just for you?
Medical Examiner
Aug. 29 1997 3:30 AMThe HungerBody chemistry--not willpower--is the key to losing those 10 pounds.
The Breakfast Table
April 18 2002 10:43 AMHalle Berry's Unwrinkled Brow
The Breakfast Table
April 17 2002 6:55 AMAnother Use for Botox
The Breakfast Table
April 15 2002 5:52 PMCommon Ground Between Right and Left?
The Shopping Club
March 1 2000 4:12 AM
Medical Examiner
Oct. 23 1998 3:30 AMNo Medicare Scare—YetThe system's real problem isn't the flight of a few HMOs.
Medical Examiner
Sept. 4 1998 3:30 AMThe Dead Baby MysteryTelling homicide from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome isn't as easy as you think.
Medical Examiner
June 26 1998 3:30 AMManning the Hospital BarricadesWhy do groups--even groups of doctors--instinctively hate each other?
Medical Examiner
May 15 1998 3:30 AMViagra CreepQuality-of-life drugs may threaten more than insurers.
The Breakfast Table
June 23 1999 1:06 AMDissecting the Day's News
Medical Examiner
Feb. 27 1998 3:30 AMOne for My Baby, but 0.08 for the RoadWhy the liquor lobby's arguments against cutting blood-alcohol limits are all wet.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 26 1997 3:30 AMCold ComfortZinc may help your sniffles--but only because you really believe it will.
Medical Examiner
Nov. 8 1997 3:30 AMDoes the Third World Deserve Second-Class AIDS Treatment?Yes; some help is better than no help.
Medical Examiner
Oct. 10 1997 3:30 AMDrowsy DocsIf tired truckers are a threat, what about those sleep-deprived medical residents?
Medical Examiner
Sept. 12 1997 3:30 AMGamma BurgersFood irradiation is safe, even if it is overkill.
Medical Examiner
Aug. 15 1997 3:30 AMRx: ProfitCan hospitals serve both patients and stockholders?

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