Adam I. Perlman, M.D., M.P.H.

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Adam Perlman, M.D., is a physician in the Department of Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. He specializes in the integration of lifestyle and other complementary modalities, such as acupuncture or massage, with more conventional medicine in a whole person approach to treating a wide variety of conditions, such as chronic pain, gastrointestinal issues, and autoimmune disease.

Dr. Perlman is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in both integrative and functional medicine. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, where he also completed a residency and fellowship in general internal medicine, a preventative medicine residency, and a Master of Public Health.

Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, Dr. Perlman was the Associate Vice President for Health and Wellness for the Duke University Health System and Executive Director for Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, North Carolina. He has also served as Director of Integrative Medicine for the Saint Barnabas Health Care System in Livingston, New Jersey, where he was also the Medical Director of the Carol and Morton Siegler Center for Integrative Medicine. In addition, he was the Executive Director for the Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers University).

Dr. Perlman has diverse research interests, including treatment of cancer patients using complementary medicine and the effectiveness of massage for osteoarthritis of the knee. His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Perlman is a married father of five children, a former martial arts instructor and a fitness enthusiast.

  1. 1998
    Fellowship - General Internal MedicineBoston Medical Center
  2. 1998
    MPH - Public HealthSchool of Public Health, Boston University
  3. 1998
    Residency - Preventive MedicineBoston University School of Medicine
  4. 1996
    ResidencyBoston University School of Medicine
  5. 1994
    Internship - ABIM Program in Alternate Curricula, Combined fourth year of medical school and internshipBoston University School of Medicine
  6. 1994
    MDBoston University School of Medicine
  7. 1989
    Post-Baccalaureate Studies - Pre-MedicineTufts University
  8. 1988
    BATufts University

Certifications

  1. 1996
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Bravewell Distinguished Service AwardAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
  2. 2010
    Patient's Choice Award
  3. 2008
    Recognition - Wengell D, Gabriel N: Educational Opportunities in Integrative Medicine: The A-to-Z Healing Arts Guide and Professional Resource DirectoryThe Hunter Press
  4. 2008
    Patient's Choice Award
  5. 2008
    Leadership Development Program ScholarshipAssociation of Schools of Allied Health Professionals
  6. 2007
    Dean's Excellence in Research AwardSchool of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  7. 2006
    Recognition - Jones D: Textbook of Functional MedicineInstitute of Functional Medicine
  8. 2004
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  9. 2004
    Rising Star AwardJewish Community Center of Metrowest
  10. 2000
    Excellence in Caring AwardSaint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health, Engaging Conventional Medicine to Advance Integrative Medicine and Health
  2. 2022 - present
    USNWR Addressing General Medical Needs & Comorbidity Management Sub-Committee
  3. 2022 - present
    Integrative Medicine and Health Specialty Council
  4. 2022 - present
    National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching
  5. 2021 - present
    Culture of Safety Advisory Group
  6. 2021 - present
    Clinical Practice Quality Executive Subcommittee
  7. 2021 - present
    Culture of Safety Subcommittee
  8. 2021 - present
    Mental Health Task Force
  9. 2020 - present
    Joy Advisory Council
  10. 2020 - present
    Ehlers-Danlos Advisory
  11. 2020 - present
    Women's Health Advisory Leadership Committee
  12. 2020 - present
    Florida People and Culture Committee
  13. 2020 - present
    Integrative Health Symposium
  14. 2020 - present
    Wellbeing Coalition
  15. 2019
    Wellbeing Coalition
  16. 2019 - present
    Integrative Medicine and Health Specialty Council
  17. 2017
    Dissertation Committee, Saybrook University
  18. 2017 - present
    Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
  19. 2016
    Project Defense Committee, Duke University
  20. 2016 - 2017
    The Pain Society of the Carolinas
  21. 2016
    Dissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  22. 2015
    Dissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  23. 2015 - 2017
    Patient Centered Care Work Group, Duke University Health System
  24. 2015 - 2017
    Executive Team, Division of Internal Medicine, Duke University Health System
  25. 2015 - 2016
    Population Health Work Group, Duke University Health System
  26. 2014
    Dissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  27. 2014 - 2018
    Scientific Advisory Board, Accolade
  28. 2014 - 2017
    Leadership Committee, Duke Institute for Health Innovation, Duke University Health System
  29. 2014 - 2017
    Nutrition Advisory Board, The Accreditation Council for Nutrition Professional Education
  30. 2014 - present
    Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare, Duke University Health System
  31. 2013 - 2020
    Advisory Council, Massage Therapy Foundation
  32. 2012 - 2017
    Executive Committee, Center for Personalized Medicine, Duke University Health System
  33. 2012 - 2017
    Governance Council, Duke Medicine Integrated Primary Care, Duke University Health System
  34. 2012 - 2017
    Community Health and Care Management Committee, Duke University Health System
  35. 2012 - 2017
    North Carolina Medical Society
  36. 2012 - 2013
    Scientific Committee, International Society for Complementary Medicine Research Conference 2013
  37. 2012 - 2013
    Planning Committee, International Congress for Educators in Complementary & Integrative Medicine
  38. 2010 - 2016
    PhD in Health Sciences Executive Committee, School of Health Related Professions, Rutgers University
  39. 2010 - 2011
    Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
  40. 2010
    meQuilibrium
  41. 2010 - present
    meQuilibrium
  42. 2010 - present
    Advisory Board, Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care
  43. 2008 - 2011
    New Jersey State Medical Board
  44. 2008 - 2010
    Governance Board, Faculty Training and Effort Reporting System, School of Health Related Professions
  45. 2007 - 2009
    Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
  46. 2007 - 2008
    Integrative Health and Wellness Track, Masters Degree Program in Health Sciences, School of Health Related Professions
  47. 2006
    Multicultural and Integrative Patient Care, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
  48. 2006 - 2011
    Board of Trustees, The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey
  49. 2005
    Cultural Competency and CAM, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
  50. 2005 - 2007
    Executive Committee, Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium
  51. 2004 - 2010
    Education Task Force, National Education Dialogue, Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium
  52. 2004 - 2007
    Wellness Committee, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  53. 2004 - 2006
    Executive Council, The Healthcare Foundation Center for the Humanism and Medicine, New Jersey Medical School
  54. 2004 - 2006
    Clinical Committee, IST Governance, School of Health Related Professions
  55. 2004 - 2006
    Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Executive Committee
  56. 2004 - 2005
    Strategic Planning Committee, Pharmaceutical Industry Work Group, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  57. 2004 - present
    American College of Physicians
  58. 2003 - 2017
    Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Steering Committee
  59. 2003 - 2011
    Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
  60. 2003 - 2011
    Professional Advisory Committee, New Jersey Chapter, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  61. 2003 - 2010
    Advisory Board, Hyacinth AIDS Foundation
  62. 2003 - 2006
    Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Education Working Group
  63. 2003 - 2005
    Committee on Research, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  64. 2003 - 2005
    Cancer Control Research Program, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  65. 2003 - 2004
    Strategic Planning Committee, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  66. 2003 - 2004
    Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Research Working Group
  67. 2002 - 2011
    Management Council, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  68. 2002 - 2011
    Executive Council, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  69. 2001 - 2003
    Program Committee, Essex County Medical Society
  70. 2000 - 2002
    Advisory Committee, Joslin Diabetes Center, Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center
  71. 2000 - 2002
    Pain Initiative Task Force, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  72. 2000 - 2002
    Alternative Medicine Committee, Essex County Medical Society
  73. 2000 - 2002
    Essex County Medical Society
  74. 2000 - 2001
    Advisory Council, Seeds and Bridges Center for Holistic Nursing
  75. 1999 - 2003
    Cancer Committee, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  76. 1999 - 2002
    Medical Society of New Jersey
  77. 1998 - 2003
    Palliative Care Subcommittee, Bioethics Committee, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  78. 1998 - 2000
    Society of Integrative Medicine
  79. 1997 - 1998
    Executive Committee, National Association of Martial Arts Educators
  80. 1996 - 2000
    Society of General Internal Medicine
  81. 1994 - present
    American College of Physicians
  82. 1990 - 2009
    Massachusetts Medical Society
  83. 1990 - present
    American Medical Association

Publications