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J. Adam Rindfleisch, MPhil, MD

Dr. Adam Rindfleisch

J. Adam Rindfleisch, MPhil, MD, is a Professor with the University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. He graduated from College of Idaho with a combined degree in chemistry, zoology, and religious studies.

As a Rhodes Scholar, Adam completed a Masters of Philosophy at the University of Oxford in Comparative Social Research, which allowed him to learn about complementary approaches, mind-body tools, and other healing techniques used worldwide. He completed medical school at Johns Hopkins and a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin.

In 2005, Adam completed the University of Arizona Integrative Medicine and the University of Wisconsin Academic Integrative Health fellowship. Adam directed the University of Wisconsin fellowship for the next 10 years and created a comprehensive, two-year integrative health curriculum. Following a period of directing the Integrative Health Program at the University of Wisconsin, he spent two-and-a-half years as founding Vice Dean of Education at the Alice L. Walton School of Medicine designing a Whole Health focused medical school curriculum.

Adam is committed to making Integrative Whole Health approaches more accessible at both the local and national levels. Working with the VA Office of Patient Centered Care & Cultural Transformation, he helped develop and teach multiple courses focused on introducing VA clinicians to Integrative Whole Health, this website, over 50 Veteran Education Handouts, and the Passport to Whole Health.

Adam is interested in all things Integrative and Whole Health. Some of his main interests include clinician self-care, spirituality and health, dietary supplements, biofield therapies, and curriculum design. He loves to read, garden, and travel and would spend all his time outdoors if he could. He and has two really tall sons, a dangerously smart dog, and an amazing fiancée to lives in Maui.