Diana Anderson, MD, M.Arch, is a board-certified healthcare architect with the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) and a board-certified physician through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). She completed her medical residency training at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center. As a “dochitect”, Dr. Anderson combines educational and professional experience in both medicine and architecture, in order to fully understand the medical planning of healthcare environments. She has worked on hospital design projects within the United States, Canada and Australia, and is widely published in both architectural and medical journals, books and the popular press. A frequent speaker about the impacts of healthcare design on patient outcomes, clinician wellness, and care delivery, Dr. Anderson has presented and lectured at both national and international conferences, in addition to Columbia University Medical Center’s Grand Rounds, Texas A&M University, and the New York School of Interior Design. She is currently a Human Experience Lab Fellow at Perkins+Will Architects, and co-founder of the Clinicians for Design group.
Interest: The intersection of healthcare and design; the impact of architecture on patient outcomes, clinician well-being and overall care delivery.
Industry: Healthcare Design