US President Joe Biden intends to appoint Indian-American surgeon and well-liked creator Atul Gawande to a senior management place within the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
According to the White House, Biden intends to appoint Gawande for Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Global Health, USAID.
Atul Gawande has 4 New York Times best-selling books to his credit score — Complications, Better, The Checklist Manifesto, and Being Mortal.
“I’m honored to be nominated to lead global health development at USAID, including for COVID. With more COVID deaths worldwide in the first half of 2021 than in all of 2020, I”m grateful for the chance to help end this crisis and to re-strengthen public health systems worldwide,” Atul Gawande stated in a tweet.
Atul Gawande is the Cyndy and John Fish Distinguished Professor of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Samuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.
He can also be founder and chair of Ariadne Labs, a joint centre for well being techniques innovation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, and of Lifebox, a nonprofit organisation making surgical procedure safer globally.
During the coronavirus pandemic, he co-founded CIC Health, which operates COVID-19 testing and vaccination nationally, and served as a member of the Biden transition COVID-19 Advisory Board.
From 2018 to 2020, he was CEO of Haven, the Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase well being care enterprise. He beforehand served as a senior advisor within the Department of Health and Human Services within the Clinton Administration.
In addition, Mr Gawande has been a workers author for The New Yorker journal since 1998.
He is the winner of two National Magazine Awards, Academy Health’s Impact Award for highest analysis affect on well being care, a MacArthur Fellowship, and the Lewis Thomas Award for writing about science.