Amalia M. Landa-Galindez, MD, an Internist with Baptist Hospital of Miami and South Miami Hospital

Get to know Internist Dr. Amalia M. Landa-Galindez, who serves patients in Miami, Florida.

A trusted internist, Dr. Landa-Galindez’s areas of interest include primary disease prevention, women’s health, as well as cardiovascular and rheumatologic disorders. Affiliated with Baptist Health, she can be found on staff at Baptist Hospital of Miami and South Miami Hospital.

With the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University, she serves as the Interim Chair of the Department of Translational Medicine, and as an Associate Professor and Chief of the Division of Internal Medicine. She is also the Course Director for the musculoskeletal systems second-year course.

As such, she plays an active role in recruiting faculty, organization of clerkship sites, and student educational activities. She leads the development and assessment of the internal medicine curriculum and serves as a faculty advisor for students pursuing a residency in internal medicine. 

Graduating with her medical degree from the Tulane University School of Medicine in 1990, Dr. Landa-Galindez is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Specializing in the medical treatment of adults, Dr. Landa-Galindez serves on national committees, including the American College of Physicians Capstone Review Board, the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Medical Education Research Committee, and the Association of American Medical Colleges Council of Faculty and Academic Societies.  

Her research interests include integration of ethics training, genetics education and evidence-based medicine during the clinical years of medical student education, assessment of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) during clerkships, osteoporosis risk assessment, and the management and evaluation of outcomes post COVID-19 infection. 

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.

In 2017, Dr. Landa-Galindez received the HWCOM Excellence in Medical School Teaching Award.  

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