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November 10, 2008

Paul Haidet MD, MPH Receives Lynn Payer Award

HSR&D physician investigator Paul Haidet, MD, MPH, of the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center was recently awarded the 2008 Lynn Payer Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Literature on the Theory, Practice and Teaching of Effective Healthcare Communication and Related Skills.

Lynn Payer was a journalist and managing editor of Medical Encounter, AACH's quarterly journal for over a decade. She was also the author of the classic book, "Medicine and Culture". Dr. Haidet serves as the current editor of Medical Encounter, and is the sixth recipient of this prestigious award.

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