“Personal Best” by Dr. Atul Gawande: article published in The New Yorker
Category: Physicians Leading Transformation
Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon and well-known author, recently had an article published in The New Yorker.
“Personal Best” is his personal account of being coached by a senior surgeon with the objective of honing his surgical skills.
In addition, he also gives a favorable nod to executive coaching for physicians.
Dr. Gawande is an outstanding writer and provocative thinker.
After reading the article, how would you answer the question Dr. Gawande poses at the beginning of the article: Top athletes and singers have coaches. Should you?