Adam I. Perlman, M.D.

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

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberIntegrative Medicine and Health Specialty Council
  2. 2019 - present
    Committee MemberWellbeing Coalition
  3. 2017
    MemberDissertation Committee, Saybrook University
  4. 2017 - present
    Senior Advisory Group MemberAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
  5. 2016
    MemberProject Defense Committee, Duke University
  6. 2016 - 2017
    MemberThe Pain Society of the Carolinas
  7. 2016
    MemberDissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  8. 2015
    MemberDissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  9. 2015 - 2017
    MemberPatient Centered Care Work Group, Duke University Health System
  10. 2015 - 2017
    MemberExecutive Team, Division of Internal Medicine, Duke University Health System
  11. 2015 - 2016
    MemberPopulation Health Work Group, Duke University Health System
  12. 2014
    MemberDissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  13. 2014 - 2018
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, Accolade
  14. 2014 - 2017
    MemberLeadership Committee, Duke Institute for Health Innovation, Duke University Health System
  15. 2014 - 2017
    MemberNutrition Advisory Board, The Accreditation Council for Nutrition Professional Education
  16. 2014 - present
    DirectorLeadership Program in Integrative Healthcare, Duke University Health System
  17. 2013 - present
    MemberAdvisory Council, Massage Therapy Foundation
  18. 2012 - 2017
    MemberExecutive Committee, Center for Personalized Medicine, Duke University Health System
  19. 2012 - 2017
    MemberGovernance Council, Duke Medicine Integrated Primary Care, Duke University Health System
  20. 2012 - 2017
    MemberCommunity Health and Care Management Committee, Duke University Health System
  21. 2012 - 2017
    MemberNorth Carolina Medical Society
  22. 2012 - 2013
    MemberScientific Committee, International Society for Complementary Medicine Research Conference 2013
  23. 2012 - 2013
    MemberPlanning Committee, International Congress for Educators in Complementary & Integrative Medicine
  24. 2010 - 2016
    MemberPhD in Health Sciences Executive Committee, School of Health Related Professions, Rutgers University
  25. 2010 - 2011
    ChairmanAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
  26. 2010
    Co-FoundermeQuilibrium
  27. 2010 - present
    Chief Medical OfficermeQuilibrium
  28. 2010 - present
    MemberAdvisory Board, Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care
  29. 2008 - 2011
    Complementary and Alternative Medicine ConsultantNew Jersey State Medical Board
  30. 2008 - 2010
    MemberGovernance Board, Faculty Training and Effort Reporting System, School of Health Related Professions
  31. 2007 - 2009
    Vice ChairAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
  32. 2007 - 2008
    Track AdvisorIntegrative Health and Wellness Track, Masters Degree Program in Health Sciences, School of Health Related Professions
  33. 2006
    Physicians Core Course Module LeaderMulticultural and Integrative Patient Care, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
  34. 2006 - 2011
    MemberBoard of Trustees, The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey
  35. 2005
    Physicians Core Course Module LeaderCultural Competency and CAM, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
  36. 2005 - 2007
    MemberExecutive Committee, Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium
  37. 2004 - 2010
    MemberEducation Task Force, National Education Dialogue, Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium
  38. 2004 - 2007
    MemberWellness Committee, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  39. 2004 - 2006
    MemberExecutive Council, The Healthcare Foundation Center for the Humanism and Medicine, New Jersey Medical School
  40. 2004 - 2006
    MemberClinical Committee, IST Governance, School of Health Related Professions
  41. 2004 - 2006
    MemberAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Executive Committee
  42. 2004 - 2005
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee, Pharmaceutical Industry Work Group, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  43. 2004 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  44. 2003 - 2017
    MemberAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Steering Committee
  45. 2003 - 2011
    MemberNatural Medicines Comprehensive Database
  46. 2003 - 2011
    MemberProfessional Advisory Committee, New Jersey Chapter, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  47. 2003 - 2010
    MemberAdvisory Board, Hyacinth AIDS Foundation
  48. 2003 - 2006
    MemberAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Education Working Group
  49. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCommittee on Research, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  50. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCancer Control Research Program, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  51. 2003 - 2004
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  52. 2003 - 2004
    MemberAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Research Working Group
  53. 2002 - 2011
    MemberManagement Council, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  54. 2002 - 2011
    MemberExecutive Council, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  55. 2001 - 2003
    MemberProgram Committee, Essex County Medical Society
  56. 2000 - 2002
    MemberAdvisory Committee, Joslin Diabetes Center, Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center
  57. 2000 - 2002
    ChairmanPain Initiative Task Force, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  58. 2000 - 2002
    ChairmanAlternative Medicine Committee, Essex County Medical Society
  59. 2000 - 2002
    MemberEssex County Medical Society
  60. 2000 - 2001
    MemberAdvisory Council, Seeds and Bridges Center for Holistic Nursing
  61. 1999 - 2003
    MemberCancer Committee, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  62. 1999 - 2002
    MemberMedical Society of New Jersey
  63. 1998 - 2003
    MemberPalliative Care Subcommittee, Bioethics Committee, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  64. 1998 - 2000
    MemberSociety of Integrative Medicine
  65. 1997 - 1998
    MemberExecutive Committee, National Association of Martial Arts Educators
  66. 1996 - 2000
    MemberSociety of General Internal Medicine
  67. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  68. 1990 - 2009
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  69. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

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