Dr. Amalia Landa-Galindez has been an active faculty member at HWCOM since 2013. She serves as Internal Medicine Division Chief and Clerkship director, and plays an active role in faculty recruitment, supervision of clinical care, 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. Dr. Landa-Galindez has also been an educator for the second year musculoskeletal systems course at HWCOM and the advanced clinical capstone course for fourth year students. In 2017, she received the HWCOM Excellence in Medical School Teaching Award and in 2022 was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for recognition in compassion, collaboration and scientific excellence in healthcare.
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.
Dr. Landa-Galindez has a clinical practice at the FIU Health Faculty Group Practice and is affiliated with the Baptist Health South Florida hospital system and the Jackson Memorial Healthcare System. She completed her medical education at Tulane University School of Medicine where she remains highly engaged in alumni affairs.
Dr. Landa-Galindez is committed to research involving the integration of ethics training/assessment into medical education, genetics/genomics and evidence-based medicine education, women's health, and the management and evaluation of outcomes post COVID-19 infection.