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Jan 16, 2019

January is Mental Wellness Month. Dr. Dan Diamond is a leader in protecting mental health in the face of catastrophe and teaching people how to perform exceptionally under pressure. In this episode, we address his “trench-tested” techniques to help you combat burn-out and to help you thrive in the midst of stress that you face as a medical provider.

Dr. Dan Diamond is a uniquely qualified leader with over 30 years of international disaster experience. He founded and serves as the Director of the Nation’s first state-affiliated medical disaster response team and he has responded to a variety of international disasters. Most recently he responded to the typhoon in the Philippines and he served as the Medical Director for Medical Teams International’s First Response Team to Haiti. Following Hurricane Katrina, he played a strategic role as Director of the Mass Casualty Triage Unit at the New Orleans Convention Center. Dr. Diamond is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is a part-time practicing physician at Multicare Immediate Clinic. He was a member of the Editorial Board for the Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

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, Dr. Diamond received the President's Volunteer Service Award from President Obama and he also received the Quality of Care Lifetime Achievement Award, Healthcare Heroes.

Dr. Diamond provides coaching programs that offer cutting edge strategies to help you thrive under pressure and under extreme circumstances. He also has a podcast, “Trench-Tested Leadership Podcast”, which you can find in iTunes. You can access all of his resources at:

His book, “Beyond Resilience: Trench-Tested Tools to Thrive Under Pressure” can be found at Barnes & Noble.