Dan Diamond, MD, FAAFP

International disaster physician, Medical Teams International; Physician, Immediate Clinic, Poulsbo, Washington; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle; Principal, NogginStorm

Dr. Diamond earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, and completed his residency in family medicine at St. Michael Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Board certified in family medicine for more than 30 years, he practiced traditional family medicine for 26 years (with obstetrics for 14) before transitioning to urgent care. He served as the director of the urgent care system for Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, Washington, before moving to Immediate Clinic, where he now practices on a part-time basis. Dr. Diamond served a strategic role following Hurricane Katrina as the director of the medical triage unit at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has led medical first-response teams into natural disasters such as Hurricane Mitch in Honduras, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Philippines. The author of Beyond Resilience: Trench-Tested Tools to Thrive Under Pressure, he has been interviewed on CNN, NPR, "Anderson Cooper 360," and "Larry King Live." In 2010, the American Red Cross gave him the Real Hero Award, and he also received the Washington State Governor’s Award of Excellence for his work in Haiti. In 2014, he received the President's Volunteer Service Award from President Barack Obama and the Quality of Care Lifetime Achievement Award from Healthcare Heroes. Dr. Diamond devotes his time to working with health care professionals and organizations on burnout, engagement, and performance under pressure. He is known for his keynotes, workshops, and individualized coaching and can be reached at events@dandiamondmd.com.