Co-Founder | Clinicians for Design

Dr. Diana C. Anderson

MD, M.Arch., ACHA

Dr. Anderson is a licensed architect and a board-certified healthcare architect with the Order of Architects of Quebec (OAQ) and the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA), in addition to a licensed Internist and 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 in New York City.

As a “dochitect”, Dr. Anderson combines educational and professional experience in both medicine and architecture, in order to truly understand what is involved in medical planning and working within the healthcare environment. Dr. Anderson has worked on hospital design projects within the United States, Canada and Australia, specializing in medical planning of inpatient units, specifically intensive care unit environments.

Dr. Anderson is a past recipient of the 2003-04 AIA Arthur N. Tuttle Jr. Graduate Fellowship in Health Facility Planning and Design, and the 2008-09 Tradewell Fellowship in healthcare design and medical planning. Diana is the past Chair of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) ICU Design Committee. She was also part of a task force to update Guidelines for Intensive Care Unit Design and been recognized by the SCCM six years in a row with a Presidential Citation for her extraordinary contributions of time, energy, and resources to the organization. Dr. Anderson is a Co-Founder of the Clinicians for Design group.