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Adam Milam, MD, Anesthesiology, Phoenix, AZ, Mayo Clinic Hospital

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Anesthesiology Phoenix, AZ

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist; Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

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  • Adam J. Milam, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor and Senior Associate Consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Mayo Clinic Arizona. He was recently appointed as the Enterprise Medical Director for the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) for Mayo Clinic. OHEI’s mission is to research, assess, recommend, implement, and maintain standardized processes and operational infrastructure to support and ensure Mayo Clinic’s commitment to inclusivity and health equity for all patient populations Mayo Clinic serves. Dr. Milam is also a Professor of Practice at Arizona State University College of Heath Solutions and Faculty Associate at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Prior to starting this position at Mayo Clinic, he completed his cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic and residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Prior to medical school, he attended Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health. He also holds a Master of Health Science as well as a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health from the Department of Mental Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Dr. Milam has been actively involved in several national and state societies including the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and the National Medical Association; he serves on committees for each of these organizations. He also is actively engaged in research; Dr. Milam’s research is rooted in practices, policies, and interventions to address health disparities and health inequities.

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, 2020 - 2021
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterResidency, Anesthesiology, 2016 - 2020
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineMD, Medicine , 2012 - 2016
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineClass of 2016
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthPhD, Public Health, 2009 - 2012
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthMHS, Public Health, 2008 - 2009
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityBA, Public Health, 2004 - 2008

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2018 - 2025
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2021 - 2024
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society Alpha Chapter, Johns Hopkins University
  • Leo G. Rigler, M.D. Award Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, 2020
  • Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Scholar American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2019
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Teacher-Student Incongruence in Perceptions of School Equity:  
    Debnam, K. J., Milam, A.J, Bottiani, J., & Bradshaw, C. P., Journal of School Health.
  • Discrepancies in Local, State, and National Alcohol Outlet Listings: Implications for Research and Interventions.  
    Milam, A.J., Barajas, C.B., Buchalski, Z., Sadler, R., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Substance Use and Misuse., 9/11/2020
  • Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava with Partial Anomalous Venous Return in a Liver Transplant Patient.  
    Milam, A.J., Lam, P., Tou, E., Gereboff, A., Anaesthesia Reports., 8/31/2020
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Books/Book Chapters

Authored Content

  • Neighborhood Health Profile: BaltimoreDecember 2011

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