Atul Gawande

Atul Gawande

Update: 2020-08-1314
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Atul Gawande is an American surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dax and Atul discuss the personalities of surgeons and the use of checklists to remedy the complexity of their responsibilities. Dax tells a scary hospice story and the two discuss how you determine your priorities as you reach the later stages of life. In the fact check, Monica & Dax discuss training crows to do complex tasks.
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Maggie Brown

I've been through this three times now - my dad, my mother in law, and my husband. And I can say everything discussed here is spot on. I would hope everyone could just listen to this with a relaxed, open mind, because everyone can benefit from the learnings. It's so important.

Aug 30th
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Kim Westrich

Great guy. So interesting! Thanks!

Aug 18th
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