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Compassionate care is rooted in respect for patients

Every year, the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare recognizes one Boston-area health care provider for the extraordinary care they provide and the connections they build with their patients. This year’s winner is John Zawacki, a professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a gastroenterologist at UMass Memorial, who specializes in treating patients with Crohn’s, colitis, and inflammatory bowel disease.

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