Top 25 Minority Leaders
Professor, General Surgeon, Author,
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Atul Gawande, 46, wears many hats along with his title of associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston. Gawande, who practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, is a staff writer for the New Yorker magazine, covering topics pertaining to healthcare. Gawande also is an associate professor in the department of health policy and management at the Harvard School of Public Health. From 1992 to 1993, he served as a senior health policy adviser to Bill Clinton's presidential campaign and the White House.