Michael Diaz, MD, president & managing physician of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, was announced as the recipient of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology Dorothy Green Phillips Legacy Award 2022.
Fort Myers, Florida — Michael Diaz, MD, president & managing physician of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS), was announced as the recipient of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) Dorothy Green Phillips Legacy Award 2022 at FLASCO’s Annual Gala held on May 6 in Orlando, Florida.
Named in honor of Dorothy Green Phillips, who retired in 2019 after serving as FLASCO Executive Director, the award is presented annually to a FLASCO member whose contributions leave a lasting legacy. In announcing her selection, Phillips cited Diaz’ tireless efforts to be an example for his peers and an advocate for his patients.
"Dr Diaz is an exceptional physician and recognized nationally as a leader in community oncology. His contributions through the years have had enormous positive impacts that will benefit patients, providers, and communities for years to come,” said Nathan H. Walcker, MBA, chief executive officer, FCS.