Adam Rindfleisch

J. Adam Rindfleisch, MPhil, MD, is an associate professor with the UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. He graduated from The College of Idaho and, as a Rhodes Scholar, completed a Masters of Philosophy at Oxford in Comparative Social Research, which allowed him to learn about complementary approaches practiced worldwide. He completed medical school at Johns Hopkins and then a family medicine residency at University of Wisconsin. In 2005, Dr. Rindfleisch completed the University of Arizona Integrative Medicine and the UW Academic Integrative Health Fellowship. He directed the UW Fellowship for the next ten years and created a comprehensive, two-year integrative health curriculum. Currently, Dr. Rindfleisch is Medical Director for UW Integrative Health, a team of over a hundred complementary and integrative health providers. Dr. Rindfleisch is committed to making CIH approaches more accessible at both the local and national levels. He has developed multiple courses focused on introducing VA clinicians to Integrative/Whole Health. He has co-taught these courses at over 60 different sites nationwide, to thousands of clinicians. He has led the development of courses focused on Whole Health for Pain, Whole Health for Nutrition and most recently, Whole Health for Mental Health. His team from the UW worked in coordination with the VA Office of Patient Centered Care & Cultural Transformation to create the Whole Health Education Website, as well as over 50 Veteran handouts and the Passport to Whole Health reference guide.