Amalia M. Landa-Galindez, M.D., FACP
Interim Chair, Department of Translational Medicine; Associate Professor and Chief of the Division of Internal Medicine
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Areas of Interest: Primary Disease Prevention, Women’s Health Cardiovascular and Rheumatologic Disorders
Dr. Amalia Landa-Galindez participates in recruiting faculty, the organization of internal medicine clerkship sites, and student educational activities. She leads the development and assessment of internal medicine curriculum, serves as faculty advisor for students pursuing a residency in internal medicine, and contributes to developing our graduate internal medicine residency programs. In addition, Dr. Landa-Galindez teaches in the second-year Musculoskeletal Systems Course and the fourth-year Medical History Through Art Elective.
She has a clinical practice at the FIU Health Faculty Group Practice located on FIU’s main campus and is also affiliated with the Baptist Health South Florida hospital system.
Dr. Landa-Galindez serves on national committees, including the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Medical Education Research Committee and the Association of American Medical Colleges Council of Faculty and Academic Societies. In addition, she is an active Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Florida Chapter. She also has a clinical practice at the FIU Health Faculty Group Practice located at the Modesto A Maidique Campus and is affiliated with the Baptist Health South Florida hospital system.
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.
Education and TrainingInternal Medicine Senior Residency, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS
Internal Medicine Internship/Residency, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
B.S., Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
- Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2022
- Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Excellence in Medical School Teaching Award, 2017
- American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award, 2015
- Weiler T, Landa-Galindez A, “Online interactive genetics education during internal medical clinical clerkship.” Genetics in Medicine 2022 Jun; 24(6): 1362-1371. DOI: 10.1016/j.gim.2022.02.015.
- Mora J, Landa-Galindez A, “A large, painless bulla on the right foot.” Cleveland Clinic J Med 2022; 89:10-12 doi:10.3949/ccjm.89a.21051. http://www.ccjm.org/content/89/1/10
- Landa-Galindez A, Armas M, Coronel-Couto G, “Facilitating Entrustable Professional Activity documentation during the Internal Medicine Clerkship: 3-year pilot program reflections.” Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine/ Academic Internal Medicine Week: AAIM Online 2021, Poster Session. April 13, 2021.
- Armas A, Landa-Galindez A, Coronel-Couto G, “Managing Conflict”- Ethics Debriefing Sessions in the Internal Medicine Clerkship.” Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine/ Academic Internal Medicine Week: AAIM Online 2021, Poster Session. April 13, 2021.
- Kola R, Landa-Galindez A, “Herpes Zoster: Case Review and Discussion”. FMSRJ. Volume 4, Issue 1, April 2019, pp 47-50.
- Landa-Galindez, Amalia, “Other Neurological Disorders: Multiple Sclerosis; Myasthenia Gravis; Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome; Guillan-Barre Syndrome; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis”. IM Essentials- A Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) for Students, Text. American College of Physicians/ Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine, January 2015. ISBN 1938921097.