Atul Gawande shares historical successes in Extension

Atul Gawande became a staff writer at The New Yorker in 1998. Also a surgeon, he completed his surgical residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, in 2003, and joined the faculty as a general and endocrine surgeon. He is also an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health, and the associate director of the B.W.H. Center for Surgery and Public Health.

Gawande’s essays have been selected twice for the annual “Best American Essays” collection and six times for the “Best American Science Writing,” and he was the editor of the “Best American Science Writing” for 2006. 

In the essay link below, he shares some important information about the success of Extension educational initiatives in the early 1900s - check it out!