Atul Gawande: What Matters In The End

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018
Atul Gawande practices general and endocrine surgery in Boston, is a professor at Harvard Medical School, a writer for the New Yorker, and author of "Being Mortal." Through his work Dr. Gawande opens a new conversation about what dying has to do with living, and his role as a medical doctor in ensuring not only health and survival, but enabling his patients' well-being. In this interview, Dr. Gawande explores what it means to be human - a physical and spiritual being - noting, "being mortal is about the struggle to cope with the constraints of our biology, with the limits set by genes and cells and flesh and bone." [Full Story]

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  • Roshni Shah wrote ...

    Reading Being Mortal now and am completely fixated on this concept around what makes life worth living, what is "good health", are we incorporating the mind into care of the body? Such an important dialogue!