The following is a personality profile of Atul Gawande based on his work.
Atul Gawande is heartfelt and tranquil.
He is calm-seeking, he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Atul Gawande is also independent: he has a strong desire to have time to himself.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for modernity.
He is relatively unconcerned with both tradition and taking pleasure in life. He cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. And he prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment.
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