Françoise Adan MD, ABIHM, is the Medical Director for University Hospitals (UH) Connor Integrative Health Network based in Cleveland, Ohio.
UH serves the needs of patients through an integrated network of 18 hospitals, more than 50 health centers and outpatient facilities, and 200 physician offices in 16 counties throughout northern Ohio. The system's flagship academic medical center, Cleveland Medical Center, is affiliated with the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine. The main campus also includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, UH MacDonald Women's Hospital, and UH Seidman Cancer Center. Dr. Adan is the Endowed Connor Chair of Integrative Medicine at UH, and the recipient of the Christopher M. & Sara H. Connor Master Clinician in Integrative Health award. Under her skilled leadership, Dr. Adan is successfully directing a system-wide initiative where state-of-the-art medical care is blended with innovative, evidence-based therapies and services, to bring optimal health to all patients in mind, body, and spirit. Dr. Adan is trained in psychiatry and board-certified in holistic and integrative medicine. At the CWRU School of Medicine, Dr. Adan holds positions as both an Assistant Professor as well as a steering committee member for the women's faculty. Dr. Adan is a frequent speaker on the importance of utilizing integrative medicine to maintain optimal health and the importance of stress management. Dr. Adan earned her medical degree from Université libre de Bruxelles in Belgium, followed by three years of working in the field of family medicine. She immigrated to the United States in 1987 and completed a residency in psychiatry at the Cleveland Clinic in 1996. She became Board Certified in psychiatry in 1997. Dr. Adan is the Vice Chair of the Academic Consortium of Integrative Medicine and Health, serves on the Advisory Board of the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, and is on the Advisory Board for the Gathering Place. LinkedIn