June 07, 2020
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NMMC Physician Named to Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine

Community Author: Joanne Fortin
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Joanne Fortin | BDN
Joanne Fortin | BDN

FORT KENT– Northern Maine Medical Center’s (NMMC), Michael Sullivan, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed by Governor Paul LePage to the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine. In this role, Dr. Sullivan will serve the Board’s mission to safeguard the health, welfare, safety and lives of the people of Maine by ensuring that the public is service by competent, ethical and honest practitioners. He will fulfill these responsibilities by applying his broad experience and medical knowledge as a physician to the review of medical license applications, the development of Board policies and rules, and review of provider complaints.

Certified by the American Board of Family Practice since 2000, Dr. Sullivan has been associated with NMMC since 2007.  He started his tenure at NMMC as an Emergency Medicine physician and became Medical Director of the Emergency Department in 2010.  Over the last two years, Dr.  Sullivan has transitioned his practice to the inpatient side of medicine where he is now a member of the Hospitalist Team, managing the care of in-patients.

Dr. Sullivan is a 1994 graduate from Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his residency training in Family Medicine at the Alaska Family Practice Residency Program. He also holds a doctorate degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.   Dr. Sullivan has served in several leadership roles at NMMC including Chief Medical Officer, Medical Director and President of the Medical Staff.  He currently serves on the hospital’s Medical Staff Quality Assurance and Peer Review Committee and the Risk Management Committee.  Dr. Sullivan also serves as Director of Medical Education for NMMC’s partnership with Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter School of Medicine, coordinating medical student education.

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