Lawrence Kaplan, MD, FACP, TUSM '86
Associate Dean for Clinical Education
Professor of Medicine
Dr. Kaplan is Associate Dean for Clinical Education and Professor of Medicine in the section of General Internal Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, where he has received the Christian F. and Mary R. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Russell and Pearl Moses Memorial Endowed Award for Outstanding Teaching as well as numerous awards given by medical students and residents.
After graduating from Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Kaplan served his internship and residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and a faculty development/General Internal Medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine/Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore. He then joined the faculty of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1989, where he remained until 2002, when he became Associate Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and the General Internal Medicine Section Chief at Temple University Hospital.
A fellow of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Kaplan has served on numerous professional committees, including the ad hoc Committee on Ambulatory and the Comprehensive Internal Medicine of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and has served as an item writer on National Board of Medical Examiners committees. He has written more than 35 articles, book chapters, abstracts, and reviews, and he has been invited to give numerous presentations and workshops, many of which reflect his interest in medical problems in pregnancy and disease prevention as well as faculty development and education.