A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance

June 13, 2007

Everyone wants to do a good job, but doctors are under constant pressure to perform perfectly. Dr. Atul Gawande knows first hand what it’s like to work under stressful conditions. The 2006 MacArthur Fellow and general surgeon at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston is the author of “Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance” (Metropolitan Books, 2007). He’ll be our guest this hour.


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