Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431



Associate Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine



Darby Sider, M.D. is double boarded in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.  She has been involved in resident and medical student education since completing residency in 1993. She is currently the Associate Program Director for the Cleveland Clinic Florida Internal Medicine residency and she is the Associate DIO at CCF as well.  Her area of interest is teaching communication in the outpatient setting.


  • 1985: B.S., University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, Charlottesville, VA with High Honors in Sports Medicine.
  • 1989: M.D., University of Virginia, School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1989-1993: Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC.




  • 2014-Present: Associate DIO, Cleveland Clinic Florida
  • 2011–Present: Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science, Florida Atlantic University
  • 2012-Present: Associate Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine, Florida Atlantic University
  • 2011–Present: Clinical Assistant Professor, Volunteer Faculty, Florida International University
  • 2009-Present: Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Ross University
  • 2009-Present: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, St. George’s University 
  • 2009-Present: Associate Program Director, Cleveland Clinic Florida Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • 1995-2004: Attending, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Med/Peds Residency Program
  • 1993–1995: Assistant Clinical Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine 
  • 1993–1997: Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine
  • 1995–2005: University of Southern California Physician Assistant Program Preceptor
  • 1995–2005: Western University Physician Assistant Program Preceptor 

  • Mundra V, Yaghoubian, S, Nguyen V, Sider D, Muniz J, Villabona CV. ”Impact of the use of an Electronic Template on Clinicians Adherence to follow guidelines for Diabetes Care”.   European Journal of Biomedical Informatics 2012
  • Hernandez MB, Hardigan PC, Tofts R, Sider, D, Blavo C., et al. Development of the health index (HI) statistical equation as an alternative clinical parameter to the body mass index in the Prediction of Body Fat Percentage. The Internet Journal of Health, 2011 volume 12 Number 1
  • M B Hernandez, M L Zaleski, J A August, R S Schwartz, R Tofts, M Vatanchi, D Sider.  Use of the Health Index (HI) statistical equation as a predictor of body fat percentage and onset of myocardial infarction and stroke in the general 

Certification and Licensure

  • DEA exp.2/29/2016
  • California License retired
  • Florida License exp. 1/17
  • North Carolina License, inactive
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, September 1993; recertified 11/03, 9/13
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics, October 1993; recertified 10/00, 12/07
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, June 1990

Professional Society Memberships

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians

 Committee Membership

  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Peer Review Committee, Chair, current
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Medical Executive Committee, Secretary, current
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Interdisciplinary Complex Case Conference Committee, Chair, current
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Graduate Medical Education Committee, Vice-Chair, current
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Medical Education Committee, current
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Medical Informatics, current
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Clinical Competency Committee, Chair, current
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Resident Selection Committee, current
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Resident Training Committee, current
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Care Path Development Committee, current
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida IRB, 2007-2012
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Medical Legal Committee, 2007-2012
  • Verdugo Hills Medical Associates Management Committee, 1998-2005
  • Lakeside Medical Group IPA Quality Management Committee, 2001-2005
  • Lakeside Medical Group IPA Utilization Review Committee, 2001-2005

Honors and Awards

  •     Castle Connelly Top Doctors, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  •     Cleveland Clinic Florida Educator of the Year, 2010
  •     Physician of the Year, Women’s Professional Staff Association Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2008
  •     Jose Muniz Best Teacher Award, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2007 Awarded by the Internal Medicine Residents
  •      Foothill’s Family Physician of the Year, Glendale News-Press Readers’ Poll, 2004 Glendale is a city of ~ 200,000 people. 
  •      Golden Apple Residency Teaching Award, Cedars-Sinai, 1997 Awarded by the Pediatric Residents


Civic Activities

     PTA member and volunteer, High School Drama Booster Club, Community Soccer Coach, South Florida Community Lectures on Osteoporosis, Women and CV disease, Healthy lifestyles for women, Diabetes

Last Modified 11/8/16