Diana Farid has cared for patients in university, private practice and free clinic settings. She has provided public health education and health care in rural villages in Honduras, traveled through the Ukraine and Malaysia promoting peace, served at an international school in China, worked at the US Agency for International Development in human rights and has had active roles at both Physicians for Social Responsibility and Physicians for Human Rights. Her most recent public health efforts have centered around the fundamental role art plays in promoting wellness. She has served as a physician health consultant for "The Media Project", working with television and film writers and producers. And in 2009, as a producer with FiddleHeadFern Productions, she completed production of a documentary film, "American Rhythms" (, which follows a group of 5th grade students at a Los Angeles urban elementary school and their experience of the positive psychological and emotional health effects of a tailored drumming program. Currently, Diana Farid cares for patients at Stanford's Vaden student health center. She also assists the Stanford program in bioethics and film and is working on several writing projects.

Clinical Focus

  • Family Medicine

Academic Appointments

Professional Education

  • Fellowship:UCLA-Child and Family Health Leadership Training Program (2005) CA
  • Residency:UCLA-Santa Monica (2003) CA
  • Internship:University of California San Diego (2001) CA
  • Medical Education:Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2000) IL
  • Masters in Public Health, UCLA, Public Health, Community Health, Health Communications (2005)
  • Board Certification: Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine (2003)

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