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. 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. 2020 - present
    MemberFlorida People and Culture Committee
  2. 2020 - present
    Advisory Board MemberIntegrative Health Symposium
  3. 2019
    Committee MemberWellbeing Coalition
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberIntegrative Medicine and Health Specialty Council
  5. 2017
    MemberDissertation Committee, Saybrook University
  6. 2017 - present
    Senior Advisory Group MemberAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
  7. 2016
    MemberProject Defense Committee, Duke University
  8. 2016 - 2017
    MemberThe Pain Society of the Carolinas
  9. 2016
    MemberDissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  10. 2015
    MemberDissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  11. 2015 - 2017
    MemberPatient Centered Care Work Group, Duke University Health System
  12. 2015 - 2017
    MemberExecutive Team, Division of Internal Medicine, Duke University Health System
  13. 2015 - 2016
    MemberPopulation Health Work Group, Duke University Health System
  14. 2014
    MemberDissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  15. 2014 - 2018
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, Accolade
  16. 2014 - 2017
    MemberLeadership Committee, Duke Institute for Health Innovation, Duke University Health System
  17. 2014 - 2017
    MemberNutrition Advisory Board, The Accreditation Council for Nutrition Professional Education
  18. 2014 - present
    DirectorLeadership Program in Integrative Healthcare, Duke University Health System
  19. 2013 - present
    MemberAdvisory Council, Massage Therapy Foundation
  20. 2012 - 2017
    MemberExecutive Committee, Center for Personalized Medicine, Duke University Health System
  21. 2012 - 2017
    MemberGovernance Council, Duke Medicine Integrated Primary Care, Duke University Health System
  22. 2012 - 2017
    MemberCommunity Health and Care Management Committee, Duke University Health System
  23. 2012 - 2017
    MemberNorth Carolina Medical Society
  24. 2012 - 2013
    MemberScientific Committee, International Society for Complementary Medicine Research Conference 2013
  25. 2012 - 2013
    MemberPlanning Committee, International Congress for Educators in Complementary & Integrative Medicine
  26. 2010 - 2016
    MemberPhD in Health Sciences Executive Committee, School of Health Related Professions, Rutgers University
  27. 2010 - 2011
    ChairmanAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
  28. 2010
    Co-FoundermeQuilibrium
  29. 2010 - present
    Chief Medical OfficermeQuilibrium
  30. 2010 - present
    MemberAdvisory Board, Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care
  31. 2008 - 2011
    Complementary and Alternative Medicine ConsultantNew Jersey State Medical Board
  32. 2008 - 2010
    MemberGovernance Board, Faculty Training and Effort Reporting System, School of Health Related Professions
  33. 2007 - 2009
    Vice ChairAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
  34. 2007 - 2008
    Track AdvisorIntegrative Health and Wellness Track, Masters Degree Program in Health Sciences, School of Health Related Professions
  35. 2006
    Physicians Core Course Module LeaderMulticultural and Integrative Patient Care, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
  36. 2006 - 2011
    MemberBoard of Trustees, The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey
  37. 2005
    Physicians Core Course Module LeaderCultural Competency and CAM, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
  38. 2005 - 2007
    MemberExecutive Committee, Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium
  39. 2004 - 2010
    MemberEducation Task Force, National Education Dialogue, Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium
  40. 2004 - 2007
    MemberWellness Committee, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  41. 2004 - 2006
    MemberExecutive Council, The Healthcare Foundation Center for the Humanism and Medicine, New Jersey Medical School
  42. 2004 - 2006
    MemberClinical Committee, IST Governance, School of Health Related Professions
  43. 2004 - 2006
    MemberAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Executive Committee
  44. 2004 - 2005
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee, Pharmaceutical Industry Work Group, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  45. 2004 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  46. 2003 - 2017
    MemberAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Steering Committee
  47. 2003 - 2011
    MemberNatural Medicines Comprehensive Database
  48. 2003 - 2011
    MemberProfessional Advisory Committee, New Jersey Chapter, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  49. 2003 - 2010
    MemberAdvisory Board, Hyacinth AIDS Foundation
  50. 2003 - 2006
    MemberAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Education Working Group
  51. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCommittee on Research, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  52. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCancer Control Research Program, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  53. 2003 - 2004
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  54. 2003 - 2004
    MemberAcademic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Research Working Group
  55. 2002 - 2011
    MemberManagement Council, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  56. 2002 - 2011
    MemberExecutive Council, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  57. 2001 - 2003
    MemberProgram Committee, Essex County Medical Society
  58. 2000 - 2002
    MemberAdvisory Committee, Joslin Diabetes Center, Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center
  59. 2000 - 2002
    ChairmanPain Initiative Task Force, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  60. 2000 - 2002
    ChairmanAlternative Medicine Committee, Essex County Medical Society
  61. 2000 - 2002
    MemberEssex County Medical Society
  62. 2000 - 2001
    MemberAdvisory Council, Seeds and Bridges Center for Holistic Nursing
  63. 1999 - 2003
    MemberCancer Committee, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  64. 1999 - 2002
    MemberMedical Society of New Jersey
  65. 1998 - 2003
    MemberPalliative Care Subcommittee, Bioethics Committee, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  66. 1998 - 2000
    MemberSociety of Integrative Medicine
  67. 1997 - 1998
    MemberExecutive Committee, National Association of Martial Arts Educators
  68. 1996 - 2000
    MemberSociety of General Internal Medicine
  69. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  70. 1990 - 2009
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  71. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

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