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Categorization is odious. There is tremendous overlap among genres. These pigeonholes are offered only as a convenience.

Atul Gawande

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Marian October 14th, 2006 10:50 AM PST

If youre reading this page, you are probably already a fan of Atul Gawande. If not, then become one by reading any of his articles for THE NEW YORKER.

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from the HARVARD UNIVERSITY website:

Dr. Atul Gawande is Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard Med School; Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; and General and Endocrine Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital.

He writes the "Notes of a Surgeon" column for the New England Journal of Medicine and has been a staff writer for the New Yorker magazine since 1998.

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