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Dean Aaron Lazare Champions Communication Skills Teaching

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Click to watch the late Chancellor Emeritus Aaron Lazare on the GBH Forum Network's YouTube video

WORCESTER, Massachusetts, 1991 - UMass Chan Medical School Dean from 1991-2007, Lazare became a nationally recognized communications skills expert and co-authored a landmark textbook The Medical Interview: Clinical Care, Education and Research in 1995; and a well-received book On Apology in 2005.


Worcester District Medical Society. Communication Skills Teaching at UMass Chan Medical School: A Tradition of Excellence and Innovation. Worcester Medicine Vol 8 No 3, May/June 2016. Accessible online at https://www.wdms.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/0516WOMEDa.pdf

Mack Jr. Lipkin, J.G. Carroll, R.M. Frankel, Samuel M. Putnam, Aaron Lazare, A. Keller, T. Klein, P.K. Williams. Springer New York, Feb 17, 1995. Online details https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9781461275596

MLA (7th ed.) LazareAaron. On Apology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Print. Online details https://global.oup.com/academic/product/on-apology-9780195189117?cc=us&lang=en&


Last updated May 11th, 2021

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