Diana J. Galindo, MD, FAMWA
Medical School: University of the Philippine
Specialty: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
- 100 Most Influential Filipino American Women in the US, 2007
- Educator of the Year (2011) and Leadership Award, Cleveland Clinic Florida
- Mentor of the Year, Women's Professional Staff Association
- Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1998
Service with AMWA: President 2007-2008 Vice-President of Program; Program Co-Chair; Co-chair Advanced Curriculum for Women's Health; Miami Branch president; Region IV Governor; Awards Committee
Quote: We can always do more to make this world a better place.
Dr. Diana J. Galindo is a past president of the American Medical Women’s Association and is a practicing internist, geriatrician and educator at the Cleveland Clinic Florida. She is currently a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American Geriatrics Society. She was also an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine.
She received her postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital (a major affiliate of Yale University) and her Geriatrics Fellowship at the University of Miami where she held a faculty appointment as Associate Professor of Medicine. She has served as Director of the Geriatric Evaluation Management Unit and also the Hospice Unit while there. She is also serving as clinical reviewer for the American Board of Internal Medicine for the Geriatrics Board Exam.
She has written many articles and book chapters on aging and has given lectures about different topics on caring for the elderly in local, national, and international settings.
The Consumers Research Council of America and The Best Doctors in America have recognized her as one of the top doctors in Geriatrics. Her peers in Cleveland Clinic have recognized her for her work at the local and national level with the “Physician of Achievement Award” in 2008 and Educator of the Year Award in 2011. She has been chosen as one of the Top Doctors of South Florida by the Gold Coast Magazine of South Florida for several years including 2011.
Her passion has always been affordable and good health care for all and empowering all women, especially women in medicine. She has devoted much of her professional life to supporting women’s health and women in medicine. Dr. Galindo and her partner, Emilio Labrador, live in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She enjoys reading, sailing, traveling, and gardening.