Dan Diamond

Performance Under Pressure

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Dr. Dan Diamond came back from the trenches of Katrina with a burning question: "Why are some people unstoppable?" What he discovered drives motivation, increases engagement, boosts resiliency, and empowers corporations from the inside out.

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Dr. Diamond has a passion for equipping people to perform under pressure. 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. He has been interviewed on CNN, Larry King Live and Anderson Cooper. He is a member of the National Speakers Association and the Past-President of NSA Northwest.

As an experienced family physician and an award-winning educator, Dr. Diamond delivers practical information with creativity and skill. Participants experience learning through a variety of effective strategies that foster rapid mastery of new information. Well known for creating an exciting and interactive learning environment, and a volunteer teacher for 9 years, Dr. Diamond engages the mind of the learner leaving participants with an experience and information they will never forget.

After earning his medical degree from University of Washington, Dr. Diamond completed his residency in Family Medicine in Milwaukee, WI. The American Academy of Family Physicians awarded Dr. Diamond the degree of Fellow and he is Board Certified with the American Board of Family Physicians. He is a member of the Editorial Board for the Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Dr. Diamond is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is the Medical Director for Harrison Urgent Care Clinics.

In 2010, the American Red Cross gave him the "Real Hero" award and he also received the Washington Sate 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 and his wife Debbie enjoy their three children: Paul, Josh and Sarah. The Diamond family is big on traditions, humor and love.

His most popular keynote: Performance Under Pressure™

Dr. Dan Diamond came back from the trenches of Katrina with a burning question: "Why are some people unstoppable?" What he discovered drives motivation, increases engagement, boosts resiliency, and empowers corporations from the inside out. We now face increasing change and pressure like never before. Get the tools you need to thrive no matter what life throws your way.

His clients include Costco, Expedia, Boeing, Providence and more.

Feedback includes:

"Dan brought extraordinary value to our organization…. He spent the time to understand our business and find just the right approach to make his presentation truly relevant to our needs. …Everyone was engaged, moved and challenged to collaborate in ways we hadn't before. …We were able to walk away with tools that we can apply throughout the year for tangible results. The value he brought has far exceeded our expectations."
Melissa Cole, Sr. Manager of Training & Development , Egencia – An Expedia Company

"Dr. Dan Diamond… I mean, these are the heroes of this story… It`s the people on the ground who are here, who just said, You know what? I see a need. Let`s do it…. These are the people whose stories need to be told and, you know, sung from the rooftops" Anderson Cooper, CNN

"Dr. Diamond captivates audiences of any size with his spot-on insights, humor, and contagious enthusiasm. I would highly recommend him as a speaker… His talks are insightful, solution-oriented, and empower the audience to take action." Meredith Abreu Ressi, President, Manhattan Research

"Thank you again for your amazing presentation! I can assure you what you presented and how you presented it will stick with me forever!" Christine Hagberg, Oakwood Worldwide

"Dan is a tremendous business partner that I hope to continue to work with in the future. His energy, passion and commitment to his work is what separates Dan from other Advisers, Consultants and Speakers. My highest recommendation for Dan." Ann-Marie Tejcek, Eli Lilly and Company

Experience/Awards

2014: The President's Volunteer Service Award
2014: Quality of Care Lifetime Achievement Award
2013: Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)
2011: Washington Governor's Award of Excellence
2010: Red Cross Real Hero Award
2010: Earthquake Haiti
2005: Director, Medical Triage Unit Katrina
1998: Hurricane Mitch
1997: Hurricane Pauline
1994: Founder, CMRT

Travels from: near Seattle

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