Actor Alan Alda teams up with Scripps Research to help scientists communicate

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Scripps Research in La Jolla announced Thursday that it will partner with one of the nation’s great storytellers, Emmy Award-winning actor Alan Alda, to teach scientists and medical professionals to communicate more effectively.

Scripps is becoming the West Coast home of Alda Communication Training, a company that teaches communication skills using the Alda Method, which heavily relies on improvisational theater techniques.

The legendary actor known for his role as a combat surgeon in the popular TV series “Mash” was in La Jolla today to announce the special partnership.

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