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profileAtul Atmaram Gawande, M.D.

TitleProfessor in the Department of Health Policy and Management
InstitutionHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
DepartmentAriadne Labs
AddressBrigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Surgery
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/432-4446
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TitleSamuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DepartmentSurgery

TitleExecutive Director
InstitutionHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
DepartmentAriadne Labs


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Evaluation of Surgical Care in El Salvador Using the WHO Surgical Vital Statistics
International, 05/01/10 - 06/25/10

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R18HS018537     (GAWANDE, ATUL A)Sep 30, 2009 - Jul 31, 2014
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Development Validation and Implementation of Customized Checklists For Safe Surge
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Angell TE, Vyas C, Medici M, Wang Z, Barletta JA, Benson CB, Cibas ES, Cho NL, Doherty GM, Doubilet PM, Frates MC, Gawande AA, Heller HT, Kim MI, Krane JF, Marqusee E, Moore FD, Nehs MA, Zavacki AM, Larsen PR, Alexander EK. Differential Growth Rates of Benign versus Malignant Thyroid Nodules. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Oct 12. PMID: 29040691.
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  2. Molina G, Berry WR, Lipsitz SR, Edmondson L, Li Z, Neville BA, Moonan AT, Gibbons LR, Gawande AA, Singer SJ, Haynes AB. Perception of Safety of Surgical Practice Among Operating Room Personnel From Survey Data Is Associated With All-cause 30-day Postoperative Death Rate in South Carolina. Ann Surg. 2017 Oct; 266(4):658-666. PMID: 28657942.
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  3. Gass JD, Misra A, Yadav MNS, Sana F, Singh C, Mankar A, Neal BJ, Fisher-Bowman J, Maisonneuve J, Delaney MM, Kumar K, Singh VP, Sharma N, Gawande A, Semrau K, Hirschhorn LR. Implementation and results of an integrated data quality assurance protocol in a randomized controlled trial in Uttar Pradesh, India. Trials. 2017 Sep 07; 18(1):418. PMID: 28882167.
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  4. Plough AC, Galvin G, Li Z, Lipsitz SR, Alidina S, Henrich NJ, Hirschhorn LR, Berry WR, Gawande AA, Peter D, McDonald R, Caldwell DL, Muri JH, Bingham D, Caughey AB, Declercq ER, Shah NT. Relationship Between Labor and Delivery Unit Management Practices and Maternal Outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Aug; 130(2):358-365. PMID: 28697107.
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  5. Wakeam E, Molina G, Shah N, Lipsitz SR, Chang DC, Gawande AA, Haynes AB. Variation in the cost of 5 common operations in the United States. Surgery. 2017 Sep; 162(3):592-604. PMID: 28728882.
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  6. Lakin JR, Koritsanszky LA, Cunningham R, Maloney FL, Neal BJ, Paladino J, Palmor MC, Vogeli C, Ferris TG, Block SD, Gawande AA, Bernacki RE. A Systematic Intervention To Improve Serious Illness Communication In Primary Care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Jul 01; 36(7):1258-1264. PMID: 28679813.
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  7. Marx Delaney M, Maji P, Kalita T, Kara N, Rana D, Kumar K, Masoinneuve J, Cousens S, Gawande AA, Kumar V, Kodkany B, Sharma N, Saurastri R, Pratap Singh V, Hirschhorn LR, Semrau KE, Firestone R. Improving Adherence to Essential Birth Practices Using the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist With Peer Coaching: Experience From 60 Public Health Facilities in Uttar Pradesh, India. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2017 Jun 27; 5(2):217-231. PMID: 28655800.
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  8. Kara N, Firestone R, Kalita T, Gawande AA, Kumar V, Kodkany B, Saurastri R, Pratap Singh V, Maji P, Karlage A, Hirschhorn LR, Semrau KE. The BetterBirth Program: Pursuing Effective Adoption and Sustained Use of the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist Through Coaching-Based Implementation in Uttar Pradesh, India. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2017 Jun 27; 5(2):232-243. PMID: 28655801.
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  9. Sommers BD, Gawande AA, Baicker K. Health Insurance Coverage and Health - What the Recent Evidence Tells Us. N Engl J Med. 2017 08 10; 377(6):586-593. PMID: 28636831.
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  10. Hu YY, Mazer LM, Yule SJ, Arriaga AF, Greenberg CC, Lipsitz SR, Gawande AA, Smink DS. Complementing Operating Room Teaching With Video-Based Coaching. JAMA Surg. 2017 Apr 01; 152(4):318-325. PMID: 27973648.
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  11. Gawande AA. It's Time to Adopt Electronic Prescriptions for Opioids. Ann Surg. 2017 Apr; 265(4):693-694. PMID: 28067675.
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  12. Pesec M, Ratcliffe HL, Karlage A, Hirschhorn LR, Gawande A, Bitton A. Primary Health Care That Works: The Costa Rican Experience. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Mar 01; 36(3):531-538. PMID: 28264956.
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  13. Sullivan MC, Graham PH, Alexander EK, Ruan DT, Nehs MA, Gawande AA, Moore FD, Howitt BE, Strickland KC, Krane JF, Barletta JA, Cho NL. Prevalence of Contralateral Tumors in Patients with Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Jun; 224(6):1021-1027. PMID: 28017809.
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  14. Rosenberg BL, Kellar JA, Labno A, Matheson DH, Ringel M, VonAchen P, Lesser RI, Li Y, Dimick JB, Gawande AA, Larsson SH, Moses H. Quantifying Geographic Variation in Health Care Outcomes in the United States before and after Risk-Adjustment. PLoS One. 2016; 11(12):e0166762. PMID: 27973617.
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  15. Semrau KE, Hirschhorn LR, Kodkany B, Spector JM, Tuller DE, King G, Lipsitz S, Sharma N, Singh VP, Kumar B, Dhingra-Kumar N, Firestone R, Kumar V, Gawande AA. Effectiveness of the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist program in reducing severe maternal, fetal, and newborn harm in Uttar Pradesh, India: study protocol for a matched-pair, cluster-randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2016 Dec 07; 17(1):576. PMID: 27923401.
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  16. Rosenberg B, Lane B, Gawande A. Economic Impact of Surgical Complications on Hospitals. JAMA Surg. 2016 Nov 01; 151(11):1090-1091. PMID: 27580484.
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  17. Kakarmath S, Heller HT, Alexander CA, Cibas ES, Krane JF, Barletta JA, Lindeman NI, Frates MC, Benson CB, Gawande AA, Cho NL, Nehs M, Moore FD, Marqusee E, Kim MI, Larsen PR, Kwong N, Angell TE, Alexander EK. Clinical, Sonographic, and Pathological Characteristics of RAS-Positive Versus BRAF-Positive Thyroid Carcinoma. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Dec; 101(12):4938-4944. PMID: 27689252.
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  18. Duclos A, Peix JL, Piriou V, Occelli P, Denis A, Bourdy S, Carty MJ, Gawande AA, Debouck F, Vacca C, Lifante JC, Colin C. Cluster randomized trial to evaluate the impact of team training on surgical outcomes. Br J Surg. 2016 Dec; 103(13):1804-1814. PMID: 27642053.
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  19. Molina G, Neville BA, Lipsitz SR, Gibbons L, Childers AK, Gawande AA, Berry WR, Haynes AB. Postoperative acute care use after freestanding ambulatory surgery. J Surg Res. 2016 Oct; 205(2):331-340. PMID: 27664881.
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  20. Wong JM, Perry WR, Greenberg Y, Ho AL, Lipsitz SR, Goumnerova LC, Laws ER, Berry WR, Gawande AA, Bader AM. Integrating Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Quality Checks into the World Health Organization's Safe Surgery Checklist: A Pilot Study. World Neurosurg. 2016 Aug; 92:491-498.e3. PMID: 27350301.
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  21. Nelson O, Quinn TD, Arriaga AF, Hepner DL, Lipsitz SR, Cooper Z, Gawande AA, Bader AM. A Model for Better Leveraging the Point of Preoperative Assessment: Patients and Providers Look Beyond Operative Indications When Making Decisions. A A Case Rep. 2016 Apr 15; 6(8):241-8. PMID: 26669650.
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  22. Weiser TG, Haynes AB, Molina G, Lipsitz SR, Esquivel MM, Uribe-Leitz T, Fu R, Azad T, Chao TE, Berry WR, Gawande AA. Size and distribution of the global volume of surgery in 2012. Bull World Health Organ. 2016 Mar 01; 94(3):201-209F. PMID: 26966331; PMCID: PMC4773932.
  23. Uribe-Leitz T, Jaramillo J, Maurer L, Fu R, Esquivel MM, Gawande AA, Haynes AB, Weiser TG. Variability in mortality following caesarean delivery, appendectomy, and groin hernia repair in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and analysis of published data. Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Mar; 4(3):e165-74. PMID: 26916818.
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  24. Gawande A. Quantity and Quality of Life: Duties of Care in Life-Limiting Illness. JAMA. 2016 Jan 19; 315(3):267-9. PMID: 26784773.
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  25. Pitt SC, Hernandez RA, Nehs MA, Gawande AA, Moore FD, Ruan DT, Cho NL. Identification of Novel Oncogenic Mutations in Thyroid Cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jun; 222(6):1036-1043.e2. PMID: 27010584.
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  26. Molina G, Jiang W, Edmondson L, Gibbons L, Huang LC, Kiang MV, Haynes AB, Gawande AA, Berry WR, Singer SJ. Implementation of the Surgical Safety Checklist in South Carolina Hospitals Is Associated with Improvement in Perceived Perioperative Safety. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 May; 222(5):725-736.e5. PMID: 27049781.
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  27. Cooper Z, Koritsanszky LA, Cauley CE, Frydman JL, Bernacki RE, Mosenthal AC, Gawande AA, Block SD. Recommendations for Best Communication Practices to Facilitate Goal-concordant Care for Seriously Ill Older Patients With Emergency Surgical Conditions. Ann Surg. 2016 Jan; 263(1):1-6. PMID: 26649587.
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  28. Liu X, Medici M, Kwong N, Angell TE, Marqusee E, Kim MI, Larsen PR, Cho NL, Nehs MA, Ruan DT, Gawande A, Moore F, Barletta J, Krane JF, Cibas ES, Yang T, Alexander EK. Bethesda Categorization of Thyroid Nodule Cytology and Prediction of Thyroid Cancer Type and Prognosis. Thyroid. 2016 Feb; 26(2):256-61. PMID: 26563459; PMCID: PMC4754507 [Available on 02/01/17].
  29. Molina G, Weiser TG, Lipsitz SR, Esquivel MM, Uribe-Leitz T, Azad T, Shah N, Semrau K, Berry WR, Gawande AA, Haynes AB. Relationship Between Cesarean Delivery Rate and Maternal and Neonatal Mortality. JAMA. 2015 Dec 01; 314(21):2263-70. PMID: 26624825.
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  30. Hurst TE, Semrau K, Patna M, Gawande A, Hirschhorn LR. Demand-side interventions for maternal care: evidence of more use, not better outcomes. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Nov 13; 15:297. PMID: 26566812; PMCID: PMC4644345.
  31. Laws ER, Wong JM, Smith TR, de Los Reyes K, Aglio LS, Thorne AJ, Cote DJ, Esposito F, Cappabianca P, Gawande A. A checklist for endonasal transsphenoidal anterior skull base surgery. J Neurosurg. 2016 Jun; 124(6):1634-9. PMID: 26517770.
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  32. Bernacki R, Hutchings M, Vick J, Smith G, Paladino J, Lipsitz S, Gawande AA, Block SD. Development of the Serious Illness Care Program: a randomised controlled trial of a palliative care communication intervention. BMJ Open. 2015 Oct 06; 5(10):e009032. PMID: 26443662; PMCID: PMC4606432.
  33. Meara JG, Leather AJ, Hagander L, Alkire BC, Alonso N, Ameh EA, Bickler SW, Conteh L, Dare AJ, Davies J, Mérisier ED, El-Halabi S, Farmer PE, Gawande A, Gillies R, Greenberg SL, Grimes CE, Gruen RL, Ismail EA, Kamara TB, Lavy C, Lundeg G, Mkandawire NC, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Rodas E, Rose J, Roy N, Shrime MG, Sullivan R, Verguet S, Watters D, Weiser TG, Wilson IH, Yamey G, Yip W. Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2016 Feb; 25:75-8. PMID: 26597405.
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  34. Uribe-Leitz T, Esquivel MM, Molina G, Lipsitz SR, Verguet S, Rose J, Bickler SW, Gawande AA, Haynes AB, Weiser TG. Projections for Achieving the Lancet Commission Recommended Surgical Rate of 5000 Operations per 100,000 Population by Region-Specific Surgical Rate Estimates. World J Surg. 2015 Sep; 39(9):2168-72. PMID: 26067635.
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  35. Esquivel MM, Molina G, Uribe-Leitz T, Lipsitz SR, Rose J, Bickler S, Gawande AA, Haynes AB, Weiser TG. Proposed Minimum Rates of Surgery to Support Desirable Health Outcomes: An Observational Study Based on Three Strategies. World J Surg. 2015 Sep; 39(9):2126-31. PMID: 25968342.
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  36. Hirschhorn LR, Semrau K, Kodkany B, Churchill R, Kapoor A, Spector J, Ringer S, Firestone R, Kumar V, Gawande A. Learning before leaping: integration of an adaptive study design process prior to initiation of BetterBirth, a large-scale randomized controlled trial in Uttar Pradesh, India. Implement Sci. 2015 Aug 14; 10:117. PMID: 26271331; PMCID: PMC4536663.
  37. Medici M, Kwong N, Angell TE, Marqusee E, Kim MI, Frates MC, Benson CB, Cibas ES, Barletta JA, Krane JF, Ruan DT, Cho NL, Gawande AA, Moore FD, Alexander EK. The variable phenotype and low-risk nature of RAS-positive thyroid nodules. BMC Med. 2015 Aug 07; 13:184. PMID: 26253102; PMCID: PMC4528713.
  38. Tsai TC, Jha AK, Gawande AA, Huckman RS, Bloom N, Sadun R. Hospital board and management practices are strongly related to hospital performance on clinical quality metrics. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Aug; 34(8):1304-11. PMID: 26240243.
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  39. Nurudeen SM, Kwakye G, Berry WR, Chaikof EL, Lillemoe KD, Millham F, Rubin M, Schwaitzberg S, Shamberger RC, Zinner MJ, Sato L, Lipsitz S, Gawande AA, Haynes AB. Can 360-Degree Reviews Help Surgeons? Evaluation of Multisource Feedback for Surgeons in a Multi-Institutional Quality Improvement Project. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Oct; 221(4):837-44. PMID: 26272014.
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  40. Moucheraud C, Gass J, Lipsitz S, Spector J, Agrawal P, Hirschhorn LR, Gawande A, Kodkany B. Bedside Availability of Prepared Oxytocin and Rapid Administration After Delivery to Prevent Postpartum Hemorrhage: An Observational Study in Karnataka, India. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2015 Jun 17; 3(2):300-4. PMID: 26085025; PMCID: PMC4476866.
  41. Meara JG, Leather AJ, Hagander L, Alkire BC, Alonso N, Ameh EA, Bickler SW, Conteh L, Dare AJ, Davies J, Mérisier ED, El-Halabi S, Farmer PE, Gawande A, Gillies R, Greenberg SL, Grimes CE, Gruen RL, Ismail EA, Kamara TB, Lavy C, Ganbold L, Mkandawire NC, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Rodas E, Rose J, Roy N, Shrime MG, Sullivan R, Verguet S, Watters D, Weiser TG, Wilson IH, Yamey G, Yip W. Global Surgery 2030: Evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development. Surgery. 2015 Jul; 158(1):3-6. PMID: 25987187.
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  42. Meara JG, Leather AJ, Hagander L, Alkire BC, Alonso N, Ameh EA, Bickler SW, Conteh L, Dare AJ, Davies J, Mérisier ED, El-Halabi S, Farmer PE, Gawande A, Gillies R, Greenberg SL, Grimes CE, Gruen RL, Ismail EA, Kamara TB, Lavy C, Lundeg G, Mkandawire NC, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Rodas E, Rose J, Roy N, Shrime MG, Sullivan R, Verguet S, Watters D, Weiser TG, Wilson IH, Yamey G, Yip W. Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Sep; 213(3):338-40. PMID: 25985722.
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  43. Kim RY, Kwakye G, Kwok AC, Baltaga R, Ciobanu G, Merry AF, Funk LM, Lipsitz SR, Gawande AA, Berry WR, Haynes AB. Sustainability and long-term effectiveness of the WHO surgical safety checklist combined with pulse oximetry in a resource-limited setting: two-year update from Moldova. JAMA Surg. 2015 May; 150(5):473-9. PMID: 25806951.
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  44. Haynes AB, Berry WR, Gawande AA. What do we know about the safe surgery checklist now? Ann Surg. 2015 May; 261(5):829-30. PMID: 25647061.
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  45. Gawande A. Global surgery. Lancet. 2015 Aug 08; 386(9993):523-5. PMID: 26293430.
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  46. Esquivel MM, Molina G, Uribe-Leitz T, Lipsitz SR, Rose J, Bickler SW, Gawande AA, Haynes AB, Weiser TG. Proposed minimum rates of surgery to support desirable health outcomes: an observational study based on four strategies. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27; 385 Suppl 2:S12. PMID: 26313058.
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  47. Uribe-Leitz T, Esquivel MM, Molina G, Lipsitz SR, Verguet S, Rose J, Bickler SW, Gawande AA, Haynes AB, Weiser TG. Projections to achieve minimum surgical rate threshold: an observational study. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27; 385 Suppl 2:S14. PMID: 26313060.
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  48. Weiser TG, Haynes AB, Molina G, Lipsitz SR, Esquivel MM, Uribe-Leitz T, Fu R, Azad T, Chao TE, Berry WR, Gawande AA. Estimate of the global volume of surgery in 2012: an assessment supporting improved health outcomes. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27; 385 Suppl 2:S11. PMID: 26313057.
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  49. Weiser TG, Uribe-Leitz T, Fu R, Jaramillo J, Maurer L, Esquivel MM, Gawande AA, Haynes AB. Variability in mortality after caesarean delivery, appendectomy, and groin hernia repair in low-income and middle-income countries: implications for expanding surgical services. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27; 385 Suppl 2:S34. PMID: 26313082.
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  50. Meara JG, Leather AJ, Hagander L, Alkire BC, Alonso N, Ameh EA, Bickler SW, Conteh L, Dare AJ, Davies J, Mérisier ED, El-Halabi S, Farmer PE, Gawande A, Gillies R, Greenberg SL, Grimes CE, Gruen RL, Ismail EA, Kamara TB, Lavy C, Lundeg G, Mkandawire NC, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Rodas E, Rose J, Roy N, Shrime MG, Sullivan R, Verguet S, Watters D, Weiser TG, Wilson IH, Yamey G, Yip W. Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development. Lancet. 2015 Aug 08; 386(9993):569-624. PMID: 25924834.
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  51. Singer SJ, Jiang W, Huang LC, Gibbons L, Kiang MV, Edmondson L, Gawande AA, Berry WR. Surgical team member assessment of the safety of surgery practice in 38 South Carolina hospitals. Med Care Res Rev. 2015 Jun; 72(3):298-323. PMID: 25828528.
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  52. Ip IK, Raja AS, Seltzer SE, Gawande AA, Joynt KE, Khorasani R. Use of Public Data to Target Variation in Providers' Use of CT and MR Imaging among Medicare Beneficiaries. Radiology. 2015 Jun; 275(3):718-24. PMID: 25658040.
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  53. Mock CN, Donkor P, Gawande A, Jamison DT, Kruk ME, Debas HT. Essential surgery: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition. Lancet. 2015 May 30; 385(9983):2209-19. PMID: 25662414.
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  54. Cooper Z, Courtwright A, Karlage A, Gawande A, Block S. Pitfalls in communication that lead to nonbeneficial emergency surgery in elderly patients with serious illness: description of the problem and elements of a solution. Ann Surg. 2014 Dec; 260(6):949-57. PMID: 24866541.
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  55. Lipsitz SR, Fitzmaurice GM, Arriaga A, Sinha D, Gawande AA. Using the jackknife for estimation in log link Bernoulli regression models. Stat Med. 2015 Feb 10; 34(3):444-53. PMID: 25388125.
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  56. Burn SL, Chilton PJ, Gawande AA, Lilford RJ. Peri-operative pulse oximetry in low-income countries: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Bull World Health Organ. 2014 Dec 01; 92(12):858-67. PMID: 25552770; PMCID: PMC4264392.
  57. Merali HS, Lipsitz S, Hevelone N, Gawande AA, Lashoher A, Agrawal P, Spector J. Audit-identified avoidable factors in maternal and perinatal deaths in low resource settings: a systematic review. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2014 Aug 16; 14:280. PMID: 25129069; PMCID: PMC4143551.
  58. Rosen H, Saleh F, Lipsitz SR, Rogers SO, Gawande AA. Areas of overlap. JAMA Surg. 2014 Aug; 149(8):877. PMID: 24965520.
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  59. Giles WH, Maclellan RA, Gawande AA, Ruan DT, Alexander EK, Moore FD, Cho NL. False negative cytology in large thyroid nodules. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jan; 22(1):152-7. PMID: 25074665.
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  60. Haynes AB, Berry WR, Gawande AA. Surgical safety checklists in ontario, Canada. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jun 12; 370(24):2350. PMID: 24918389.
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  61. Fitzmaurice G, Lipsitz S, Natarajan S, Gawande A, Sinha D, Greenberg C, Giovannucci E. Simple methods of determining confidence intervals for functions of estimates in published results. PLoS One. 2014; 9(5):e98498. PMID: 24869806; PMCID: PMC4037217.
  62. Cooper Z, Corso K, Bernacki R, Bader A, Gawande A, Block S. Conversations about treatment preferences before high-risk surgery: a pilot study in the preoperative testing center. J Palliat Med. 2014 Jun; 17(6):701-7. PMID: 24832687.
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  63. Finch LC, Kim RY, Ttendo S, Kiwanuka JK, Walker IA, Wilson IH, Weiser TG, Berry WR, Gawande AA. Evaluation of a large-scale donation of Lifebox pulse oximeters to non-physician anaesthetists in Uganda. Anaesthesia. 2014 May; 69(5):445-51. PMID: 24738801; PMCID: PMC4240736.
  64. Gawande A, Daly R. Atul Gawande understanding the forces driving healthcare change. Healthc Financ Manage. 2014 May; 68(5):56-60. PMID: 24851453.
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  65. Fitzmaurice GM, Lipsitz SR, Arriaga A, Sinha D, Greenberg C, Gawande AA. Almost efficient estimation of relative risk regression. Biostatistics. 2014 Oct; 15(4):745-56. PMID: 24705141; PMCID: PMC4168315.
  66. Gawande AA, Colla CH, Halpern SD, Landon BE. Avoiding low-value care. N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 03; 370(14):e21. PMID: 24693918.
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  67. Arriaga AF, Gawande AA, Raemer DB, Jones DB, Smink DS, Weinstock P, Dwyer K, Lipsitz SR, Peyre S, Pawlowski JB, Muret-Wagstaff S, Gee D, Gordon JA, Cooper JB, Berry WR. Pilot testing of a model for insurer-driven, large-scale multicenter simulation training for operating room teams. Ann Surg. 2014 Mar; 259(3):403-10. PMID: 24263327.
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  68. McCrum ML, Lipsitz SR, Berry WR, Jha AK, Gawande AA. Beyond volume: does hospital complexity matter?: an analysis of inpatient surgical mortality in the United States. Med Care. 2014 Mar; 52(3):235-42. PMID: 24509361.
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  69. Ankuda CK, Block SD, Cooper Z, Correll DJ, Hepner DL, Lasic M, Gawande AA, Bader AM. Measuring critical deficits in shared decision making before elective surgery. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Mar; 94(3):328-33. PMID: 24382399.
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  70. Duclos A, Polazzi S, Lipsitz SR, Couray-Targe S, Gawande AA, Colin C, Berry W, Ayanian JZ, Carty MJ. Temporal variation in surgical mortality within French hospitals. Med Care. 2013 Dec; 51(12):1085-93. PMID: 24231784.
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  71. Joynt KE, Gawande AA, Jha AK. Preventable acute care spending for medicare patients-reply. JAMA. 2013 Nov 13; 310(18):1985. PMID: 24219958.
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  72. Funk LM, Conley DM, Berry WR, Gawande AA. Hospital management practices and availability of surgery in sub-Saharan Africa: a pilot study of three hospitals. World J Surg. 2013 Nov; 37(11):2520-8. PMID: 23942530.
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  73. Barnet CS, Arriaga AF, Hepner DL, Correll DJ, Gawande AA, Bader AM. Surgery at the end of life: a pilot study comparing decedents and survivors at a tertiary care center. Anesthesiology. 2013 Oct; 119(4):796-801. PMID: 23838711.
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  74. Tsai TC, Joynt KE, Orav EJ, Gawande AA, Jha AK. Variation in surgical-readmission rates and quality of hospital care. N Engl J Med. 2013 Sep 19; 369(12):1134-42. PMID: 24047062; PMCID: PMC4107655.
  75. Eappen S, Rosenberg B, Gawande AA. Complications from surgery and hospital finances--reply. JAMA. 2013 Aug 21; 310(7):747-8. PMID: 23989285.
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  76. McCrum ML, Joynt KE, Orav EJ, Gawande AA, Jha AK. Mortality for publicly reported conditions and overall hospital mortality rates. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jul 22; 173(14):1351-7. PMID: 23797306.
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  77. Nehs MA, Ruan DT, Gawande AA, Moore FD, Cho NL. Bilateral neck exploration decreases operative time compared to minimally invasive parathyroidectomy in patients with discordant imaging. World J Surg. 2013 Jul; 37(7):1614-7. PMID: 23519294.
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  78. Joynt KE, Gawande AA, Orav EJ, Jha AK. Contribution of preventable acute care spending to total spending for high-cost Medicare patients. JAMA. 2013 Jun 26; 309(24):2572-8. PMID: 23797716.
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  79. Spector JM, Lashoher A, Agrawal P, Lemer C, Dziekan G, Bahl R, Mathai M, Merialdi M, Berry W, Gawande AA. Designing the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist program to improve quality of care at childbirth. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013 Aug; 122(2):164-8. PMID: 23742897.
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  80. Bowman KG, Jovic G, Rangel S, Berry WR, Gawande AA. Pediatric emergency and essential surgical care in Zambian hospitals: a nationwide study. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1363-70. PMID: 23845631.
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  87. Spector JM, Reisman J, Lipsitz S, Desai P, Gawande AA. Access to essential technologies for safe childbirth: a survey of health workers in Africa and Asia. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013 Feb 20; 13:43. PMID: 23421767; PMCID: PMC3637084.
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  90. Gawande A. Lifebox: the difference a donation makes. Atul Gawande interviewed by Jane Feinmann. BMJ. 2012 Dec 12; 345:e8407. PMID: 23236046.
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  91. Wong JM, Ziewacz JE, Panchmatia JR, Bader AM, Pandey AS, Thompson BG, Frerichs K, Gawande AA. Patterns in neurosurgical adverse events: endovascular neurosurgery. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Nov; 33(5):E14. PMID: 23116094.
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  92. Wong JM, Panchmatia JR, Ziewacz JE, Bader AM, Dunn IF, Laws ER, Gawande AA. Patterns in neurosurgical adverse events: intracranial neoplasm surgery. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Nov; 33(5):E16. PMID: 23116096.
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  98. O'Neal PB, Moore FD, Gawande A, Cho NL, Moalem J, Ruan DT. Hemorrhagic shock as the initial manifestation of pheochromocytoma: report of a sequential management strategy. Endocr Pract. 2012 Jul-Aug; 18(4):e81-4. PMID: 22440984.
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  100. Gawande A. Two hundred years of surgery. N Engl J Med. 2012 May 03; 366(18):1716-23. PMID: 22551130.
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  105. Kwok AC, Semel ME, Lipsitz SR, Bader AM, Barnato AE, Gawande AA, Jha AK. The intensity and variation of surgical care at the end of life: a retrospective cohort study. Lancet. 2011 Oct 15; 378(9800):1408-13. PMID: 21982520.
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  131. Regenbogen SE, Hirose M, Imanaka Y, Oh EH, Fukuda H, Gawande AA, Takemura T, Yoshihara H. A comparative analysis of incident reporting lag times in academic medical centres in Japan and the USA. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010 Dec; 19(6):e10. PMID: 20194219.
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  193. Gawande AA, Monchik JM, Abbruzzese TA, Iannuccilli JD, Ibrahim SI, Moore FD Jr. Reassessment of PTH monitoring during parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism after 2 preoperative localization studies. Archives of Surgery. 2006; 141:381-384.
  194. Gawande AA, Monchik JM, Abbruzzese TA, Iannuccilli JD, Ibrahim SI, Moore FD. Reassessment of parathyroid hormone monitoring during parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism after 2 preoperative localization studies. Arch Surg. 2006 Apr; 141(4):381-4; discussion 384. PMID: 16618896.
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  195. Gawande A. When law and ethics collide--why physicians participate in executions. N Engl J Med. 2006 Mar 23; 354(12):1221-9. PMID: 16554524.
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  196. Studdert DM, Mello MM, Gawande AA, Gandhi TK, Kachalia A, Yoon C, Puopolo AL, Brennan TA. Claims, errors, compensation payments in medical malpractice litigation. Accepted for publication: New England Journal of Medicine. . 2006; 354(19):2024-2033.
  197. Gawande A. Perspective. When Law and Ethics Collide – Why Physicians Participate in Executions. New England Journal of Medicine. 2006; 354(12):1221-1229.
  198. Gawande AA, FD Moore, Jr. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy. Current Opinion in Endocrinology & Diabetes. 2006; 13(3):248–253.
  199. Moore FD, Jr. and Gawande A. Adrenalectomy. Maingot's Abdominal Operations. 2006; ((in press)).
  200. Atul Gawande, Jesse Cohen, eds. The Best American Science Writing 2006. 2006.
  201. Gawande AA. General Surgery Problem Based Learning Case for Core Surgery Clerkship (on Virtual Patient platform of MyCourses): Primary hyperparathyroidism. 2005.
  202. Gawande AA. General Surgery Problem Based Learning Case for Core Surgery Clerkship (on Virtual Patient platform of MyCourses): Thyroid nodules. 2005.
  203. A Gawande. The Malpractice Mess. The New Yorker. 2005; 63-71.
  204. Gawande A. The bell curve. Minn Med. 2005 Oct; 88(10):22-5, 58-9. PMID: 16477751.
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  205. Brennan TA, Gawande A, Thomas E, Studdert D. Accidental deaths, saved lives, and improved quality. N Engl J Med. 2005 Sep 29; 353(13):1405-9. PMID: 16192489.
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  206. Neumayer LA, Gawande AA, Wang J, Giobbie-Hurder A, Itani KM, Fitzgibbons RJ, Reda D, Jonasson O. Proficiency of surgeons in inguinal hernia repair: effect of experience and age. Ann Surg. 2005 Sep; 242(3):344-8; discussion 348-52. PMID: 16135920; PMCID: PMC1357742.
  207. Gawande A. Perspective. Naked. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2005; 353(7):645-648.
  208. Gawande A. Naked. N Engl J Med. 2005 Aug 18; 353(7):645-8. PMID: 16107618.
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  209. A Gawande. Piecework. The New Yorker. 2005.
  210. Gawande A. Casualties of war--military care for the wounded from Iraq and Afghanistan. N Engl J Med. 2004 Dec 09; 351(24):2471-5. PMID: 15590948.
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  211. A Gawande. The Bell Curve. The New Yorker. 2004.
  212. Gawande A. On washing hands. N Engl J Med. 2004 Mar 25; 350(13):1283-6. PMID: 15044638.
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  213. A Gawande. The Mop-Up. The New Yorker. 2004.
  214. Gawande A. Dispatch from India. N Engl J Med. 2003 Dec 18; 349(25):2383-6. PMID: 14681503.
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  215. Bates DW, Gawande AA. Improving safety with information technology. N Engl J Med. 2003 Jun 19; 348(25):2526-34. PMID: 12815139.
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  216. Gawande AA, Zinner MJ, Studdert DM, Brennan TA. Analysis of errors reported by surgeons at three teaching hospitals. Surgery. 2003 Jun; 133(6):614-21. PMID: 12796727.
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  217. A Gawande. Desperate Measures. The New Yorker. 2003.
  218. Gawande AA, Studdert DM, Orav EJ, Brennan TA, Zinner MJ. Risk factors for retained instruments and sponges after surgery. N Engl J Med. 2003 Jan 16; 348(3):229-35. PMID: 12529464.
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  219. Gawande A. Doubts of a doctor. A new book reveals remarkable uncertainties that hide behind the sure hands of your surgeon. Interview by Linda Kulman. US News World Rep. 2002 Apr 15; 132(12):76. PMID: 11974552.
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  220. Atul Gawande. Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science. 2002.
  221. A Gawande. Cold comfort. (Published in Switzerland (in German translation) as: Die Gefahr liegt auf der Hand. Die Weltwoche, April 25, 2002. Published in Australia as: Where d'ya get it? Good Weekend, May 11, 2002.). The New Yorker. 2002.
  222. A Gawande. The learning curve. (Published in translation in Italy as: Bisturi alla prime armi. Internazionale, May 10, 2002. Published in Australia as: The First Cut. The Age (Melbourne), December 14, 2002. The New Yorker. 2002.
  223. A Gawande. The man who couldn't stop eating. The New Yorker. 2001.
  224. Gawande AA. Creating the educated surgeon in the 21st century. Am J Surg. 2001 Jun; 181(6):551-6. PMID: 11513784.
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  225. A Gawande. Final cut. (Published in the United Kingdom as: Dead men do tell tales. The Sunday Telegraph, April 1, 2001. Published in Australia as: The final cut. The Australian Financial Review, May 18, 2001.). The New Yorker. 2001.
  226. A Gawande. Crimson tide. The New Yorker. 2001.
  227. A Gawande. Under suspicion. The New Yorker. 2001.
  228. Bates DW, Gawande AA. The impact of the Internet on quality measurement. Health Aff (Millwood). 2000 Nov-Dec; 19(6):104-14. PMID: 11192393.
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  229. Gawande A. The maggot talks. New York Times Book Review. 2000.
  230. A Gawande. When good doctors go bad. (Published in Australia in HQ, November 2000. Published in Italian translation as: Medici che sbagliano. Internazionale, December 1/8, 2000.). The New Yorker. 2000.
  231. Bates DW, Gawande AA. Error in medicine: what have we learned? Minn Med. 2000 Jul; 83(7):18-23. PMID: 10932549.
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  232. Bates DW, Gawande AA. Error in medicine: what have we learned? Ann Intern Med. 2000 May 02; 132(9):763-7. PMID: 10787381.
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  233. Gawande AA, Bates DW. The use of information technology in improving medical performance. Part III. Patient-support tools. MedGenMed. 2000 Feb 22; 2(1):E12. PMID: 11104458.
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  234. Gawande AA, Bates DW. The use of information technology in improving medical performance. Part II. Physician-support tools. MedGenMed. 2000 Feb 14; 2(1):E13. PMID: 11104459.
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  235. Gawande AA, Bates DW. The use of information technology in improving medical performance. Part I. Information systems for medical transactions. MedGenMed. 2000 Feb 07; 2(1):E14. PMID: 11104460.
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  236. A Gawande. Whose body is it anyway?. The New Yorker. 1999.
  237. A Gawande. A queasy feeling. The New Yorker. 1999.
  238. Gawande AA, Thomas EJ, Zinner MJ, Brennan TA. The incidence and nature of surgical adverse events in Colorado and Utah in 1992. Surgery. 1999 Jul; 126(1):66-75. PMID: 10418594.
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  239. A Gawande. The cancer-cluster myth. The New Yorker. 1999.
  240. A Gawande. When doctors make mistakes. (Published in Italian translation: Gli errori dei medici. Internazionale, June 25/July 1, 1999.). The New Yorker. 1999.
  241. A Gawande. Why money won't buy fat: In rich countries, the rich get rich and the poor get fat. Slate. 1998.
  242. A Gawande. No HMO scare--yet: The system's real problem isn't the flight of a few HMOs. Slate. 1998.
  243. Gawande A. When machines become doctors, will doctors become machines? Med Econ. 1998 Oct 05; 75(19):144, 149-50, 153-5. PMID: 10185535.
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  244. A Gawande. Juicy journals: For us doctors, medical journals aren't just vital knowledge; they're gossip. Slate. 1998.
  245. A Gawande. The pain perplex. The New Yorker. 1998.
  246. A Gawande. The dead baby mystery: Telling homicide from sudden infant death syndrome isn't as easy as you think. Slate. 1998.
  247. Gawande AA, Blendon R, Brodie M, Benson JM, Levitt L, Hugick L. Does dissatisfaction with health plans stem from having no choices? Health Aff (Millwood). 1998 Sep-Oct; 17(5):184-94. PMID: 9769582.
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  248. Gawande A. Mouse hunt. Minn Med. 1998 Aug; 81(8):10-2. PMID: 9715627.
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  249. A Gawande. The buck stops with the doc: Sometimes, blaming the system is fair, but in medicine, it can be a dangerous cop-out. Slate. 1998.
  250. A Gawande and RA Epstein. Organ peddling--A dialogue. Slate. 1998.
  251. A Gawande. Manning the hospital barricades--Why do groups (even groups of doctors) instinctively hate each other?. Slate. 1998.
  252. A Gawande. Medical Examiner: Organ meat--Letting people peddle their organs might save lives, but the ethical price is too high. Slate. 1998.
  253. A Gawande. Mouse hunt: Forget cancer. Is there a cure for hype? (Reprinted in Minnesota Medicine 81(Aug 1998);10-13.). The New Yorker. 1998.
  254. A Gawande. Medical Examiner: Viagra creep--Quality-of-life drugs may threaten more than insurers. Slate. 1998.
  255. A Gawande. Medical Examiner: The human cost of crippling Castro: Health care is still pretty good in Cuba, unless you die waiting for embargoed supplies. Slate. 1998.
  256. A Gawande. No mistake: The future of medical care--machines that act like doctors, and doctors who act like machines. (Reprinted in Medical Economics 1998;74:144-155.). The New Yorker. 1998.
  257. A Gawande. E.R. and the triple hex: When a full moon and a lunar eclipse collide with Friday the 13th, do more accidents really happen?. Slate. 1998.
  258. A Gawande. One for my baby, but 0.08 for the road: Why the liquor lobby's arguments against cutting blood-alcohol limits are all wet. Slate. 1998.
  259. A Gawande. Partial truths in the partial-birth abortion debate: Every abortion is gross, but the technique is not the issue. Slate. 1998.
  260. Atul Gawande, L Brown. A Report to the Markle Foundation - The Use of Information Technology in Medicine: Issues and Opportunities. 1998.
  261. A Gawande. Cold comfort: Zinc may help your sniffles, but only because you really believe it will. Slate. 1997.
  262. A Gawande. Suicide watch: The strange case of Capt. Craig Button. Slate. 1997.
  263. A Gawande. Treating AIDS in the third world: Testing less than the best is unethical only if you think no help is better than some help. Slate. 1997.
  264. A Gawande. Of course you don't like your HMO: It's because your employer chose your health plan, and you didn't. Slate. 1997.
  265. A Gawande. Drowsy docs: If tired truckers are a threat, what about those sleep-deprived medical residents?. Slate. 1997.
  266. A Gawande. Cybertests: Hate exams (medical or otherwise)? What if a computer designed them just for you?. Slate. 1997.
  267. A Gawande. Gamma burgers: Food irradiation is safe, even if it is overkill. Slate. 1997.
  268. A Gawande. The hunger: Body chemistry, not willpower, is the key to losing those 10 pounds. Slate. 1997.
  269. A Gawande. Rx profit: Can hospitals serve both patients and stockholders?. Slate. 1997.
  270. A Gawande. DOA: The feds' $24 billion health care program for kids is a flatliner. Slate. 1997.
  271. A Gawande. The unkindest cut: The science and ethics of castration. Slate. 1997.
  272. A Gawande. Diary of a surgical resident. Slate. 1997.
  273. A Gawande. The Gist: Persian Gulf War Syndrome. Slate. 1996.
  274. Gawande A. The new Congress and the future of health care. JAMA. 1995 Jan 04; 273(1):77. PMID: 7996656.
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  275. Gawande A. and Blumenthal D. Federal solutions for health care. Health Care 101, D Calkins, R Fernandopoule, and B Marino, eds. 1995.
  276. Gawande AA, Donovan WJ, Ginsburg AP, Marmor MF. Photoaversion in retinitis pigmentosa. Br J Ophthalmol. 1989 Feb; 73(2):115-20. PMID: 2930757; PMCID: PMC1041666.
  277. Birngruber R, Fujimoto JG, Puliafito CA, Schoenlein RW, Lin WZ, Gawande A. [Retinal effects produced by femotosecond laser pulse]. Fortschr Ophthalmol. 1988; 85(6):699-704. PMID: 3220388.
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  278. Marmor MF, Gawande A. Effect of visual blur on contrast sensitivity. Clinical implications. Ophthalmology. 1988 Jan; 95(1):139-43. PMID: 3344122.
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  279. Nanevicz TM, Prince MR, Gawande AA, Puliafito CA. Excimer laser ablation of the lens. Arch Ophthalmol. 1986 Dec; 104(12):1825-9. PMID: 3789982.
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