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Lawrence Friedman, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine doctor. He provides primary care for young adults with HIV. Personal Statement Dr. Friedman says, “It is an honor to be a member of the UC San Diego faculty practice, where providing patient-centered care, making new medical discoveries and training future doctors happens every day." As a professor of clinical medicine and pediatrics, Dr. Friedman is involved in training medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Friedman is the associate dean for clinical affairs. In this role he is responsible for the management oversight of ambulatory quality, safety and primary care, managed care, occupational medicine and telemedicine. He is also the founder of the UC San Diego Clinical Telemedicine Program which provides specialty consultation statewide and internationally. In recent years, Dr. Friedman has been co-chair of the University HealthSystem Consortium Ambulatory Care steering committee; served as a member of the Pay for Performance Implementation Advisory Task Force at the National Quality Forum; and is currently a member of the Agency for Health Care Research Study Section on Health Care Technology and Decision Science. Dr. Friedman has authored over fifty publications including original research, book chapters, review articles, monographs, and medical society position statements. He is currently a reviewer for several peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Friedman completed his residency and fellowship training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. He earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine.