Dr. Sullivan is a UW professor of psychiatry and adjunct professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine and adjunct professor of bioethics and humanities.…
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Patient Care Philosophy
My philosophy is one of robust patient-centered care. This means that patients are asked not only about treatment preferences, but also about their goals for care and how they might participate in that care. In the care of chronic illness, it is the patient above all else who determines whether care will be successful.
I like to bicycle to work and to run and swim. I like to camp and play music with my family.
Outpatient treatment of chronic illness including chronic pain, heart disease, diabetes and depression; and palliative care for seriously ill patients who are not yet at the end of their lives.
He studies the comparative effectiveness of treatments for chronic illness, including self-management. He studies the way that physical and mental health interact in chronic illness. He is interested in expanding the ways in which patients can participate in their health and healthcare.
|Vanderbilt Univ. Sch. of Medicine||Medical education||1984
|Univ. of Missouri Columbia||Internship||
|UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences||Residency||
|American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology||Psychiatry||1991