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Pumphandle Lecture 2015, John Snow Society
On Removing the Pumphandle: Innovation in Implementation
Atul Gawande MD, MPH, is a surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, and is professor in both the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health and the Department of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Atul is Executive Director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation, and also chairman of Lifebox, a UK-based nonprofit making surgery safer globally. In addition, he has been a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine since 1998, and is the author of four bestselling books: Complications, Better, The Checklist Manifesto, and, most recently, Being Mortal. He gave the 2014 BBC Reith Lectures, under the title “The Future of Medicine”.
The lecture will be followed by the Society’s Annual General Meeting, held in the John Snow Public House (at the corner of Broadwick and Lexington Streets, in Soho) to which all are invited. The lecture will be recorded and placed on the Society’s website.
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