Stories by Atul Gawande

Atul Gawande, a 2006 MacArthur Fellow, is a general surgeon at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, a staff writer for The New Yorker, and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. His first book, Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science, was a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the 2002 National Book Award. Gawande lives with his wife and three children in Newton, Massachusetts. Visit for information. subscribe to Atul Gawande's feed

Posted on: Jan 5, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

The physical and psychological effects experienced by people held for extended periods in solitary confinement, says prison expert Dr. Atul Gawande.

Posted on: May 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

One of the easiest ways to prevent the spread of hospital infections is also one of the most neglected.