Dr. Diaz’s primary clinical role is as an attending psychiatrist with the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service at IU Health University Hospital. This tertiary care hospital is both a satisfying and challenging place to provide clinical care and to teach fellows, residents, and medical students. The integration of medical and psychiatric skills is critical to the individual trainee and is the direction and future of the profession of psychiatry. He greatly enjoys working with psychiatric fellows, residents and medical students in this and other clinical settings.
He also serves as Program Director of the ACGME-accredited Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship. He is an attending with CHOICE, IU Health’s Integrated Care treatment model, at primary care offices with the goal of increasing access to care for patients and providing timely consultation to primary care colleagues.
Dr. Diaz is active in the Indiana Psychiatric Society, the American Psychiatric Association, the Indiana State Medical Association and the American Medical Association. He mentors trainees and others regarding advocacy so that all can get access to quality mental health care. He is a past president of the Indianapolis Medical Society and current Chair of the Indiana State Medical Association Board of Trustees. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Dr. Diaz believes participating in these areas of organized medicine is a good way to give back to the profession and is his professional duty.