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Lawrence Kaplan, MD, FACP

Associate Dean, Inter-Professional Education
Professor, Medicine

Lawrence  Kaplan
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About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Primary Care
  • Preventive Medicine

Research Interests

  • Clinical Decision Making
  • Clinical Skills Training
  • Inter-Professional Education
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, GIM Faculty Development, Johns Hopkins/Francis Scott Key Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA
  • MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • BA, Boston University, Boston, MA


  • Internal Medicine


  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, Philadelphia College of Physicians
  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • Association of Chiefs and Leaders of General Internal Medicine
  • Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • Russell and Pearl Moses Memorial Award for Outstanding Teaching at Temple University Hospital, 2004, 2008
  • Christian F. and Mary R. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2008
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, 2008

PubMed Publications

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Sterling GH, Kaplan LI, Reeves KA and Kozera RJ. Temple University School of Medicine. Academic Medicine. 2010.85(9).S505-8.

Aronoff SC, Evans B, Fleece D, Lyons P, Kaplan LI and Rojas R. “Integrating evidence-based medicine into undergraduate medical education: combining online instruction with clinical clerkships.” Teaching and Learning in Medicine.2010;22(3):1-5.

Kaplan, LI and Heilpern K. Perspective from an Internal Medicine Physician, in Professionalism in Medicine:A Case-Based Guide for Medical Students. J. Spandorfer, C. Pohl, Nasca T and Rattner SL (Eds). Cambridge University Press, NY NY, 9/2009 (ISBN 0521704928)

Dillon P, Noble K and Kaplan LI. “Simulation as a means to Foster Collaborative Interdisciplinary Education.” Nursing Education Perspectives. 2009;30(2):87-90.