“Personal Best” by Dr. Atul Gawande: article published in The New Yorker

by Francine Gaillour, MD

in Executive Coaching for Physicians

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.

Click here to read “Personal Best” by Dr. Atul Gawande

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?

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