Atul Gawande is a surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Boston, and an associate professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. He is the author of Complications, Better, and The Checklist Manifesto. His New Yorker article "Letting Go" won this year's National Magazine Award for public-interest journalism.
Atul Gawande has been a New Yorker staff writer since 1998. He is the author of "Complications," "Better," and "The Checklist Manifesto."
Writer and surgeon Atul Gawande compares the “teaching”
and “coaching” models of skill-building. He explains that while teaching models rely on a fixed amount of education, coaching models require constant mentoring to drive natural talents to ever greater heights.