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Perzhinsky, Juliette

M.D., MS.c.

Associate Director
Associate Professor


Juliette Perzhinsky, MD, MSc, FACP is an Associate Professor of Medicine at CMU College of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. While working at the Ann Arbor VAMC during her early tenure, she earned a master’s degree in research design and statistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health followed by transitioning to fellowship at the VA’s National Center for Patient Safety. She previously served as the Associate Program Director of CMU's Internal Medicine Residency Training Program from 2015-2018, where she founded the Quality Improvement and Research to Enhance Patient Safety (QI REPS) committee and led other important educational initiatives on chronic pain management. Dr. Perzhinsky’s primary clinical role in the private sector and the VA involves the management of older adults with complex, chronic pain and the use of medications to treat opioid use disorder, which aligns with her teaching role in patient safety and delivering medication for addiction treatment (MAT) waiver training to CMU students as the Project Director on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) PCSS—Universities grant.

More about Juliette Perzhinsky

Thomas O'Toole Award
North American Primary Care Research Group Student Research Award
Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Research Award
Committed to Excellence Award
Patient Safety Award of Excellence
M.D., Wayne State University
B.S., Wayne State University
M.Sc., University of Michigan
American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
Michigan State Medical Society