Dr. Sullivan is a UW professor of psychiatry and adjunct professor of bioethics and humanities. He provides psychiatric consultation services in the UW…
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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 that determines whether care will be successful.
Bicycling to work, running, reading and swimming. He enjoys playing old-time string band music with his 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 is interested in expanding the ways in which patients can participate in their chronic illness care and the interaction of mental and physical health in chronic illness. He studies the determinants of quality of life in chronic illness and the cost-effectiveness of care.
- Vanderbilt Univ. Sch. of MedicineMedical education1984
- Univ. of Missouri ColumbiaInternship
- UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral SciencesResidency
- American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyPsychiatry1991