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Gail Sullivan, M.D., M.P.H.photo of gail sullivan, m.d., m.p.h.

Academic Title
Professor of Medicine

Clinical Leadership Positions
Associate Director for Education & Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Center on Aging, UConn Health Center

Clinical Affiliations
UConn Health Center, John Dempsey Hospital

Education
Radcliffe College, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) – B.A. cum laude Yale University School of Medicine (New Haven, CT) – M.D., M.P.H.

Residency
Yale University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar

Areas of Research Interest
Evaluation instruments for geriatrics educational experiences
Faculty development in geriatrics
Faculty development in teaching skills
Curriculum for medical students, residents and practicing physicians in geriatrics
Geriatrics content of certifying examinations
Care management instruments for promoting health and function in the home

Presentations
Moving Beyond Surveys: External Assessments for Education and Research, ACGME annual meeting, 2/27/15

Climbing the Quality Pyramid in Education Research, Society of General Internal Medicine annual meeting, 4/23/15

Heart Failure Fast Facts, The Gables, Farmington, CT 6/18/15

At Georgetown School of Medicine, visiting professor, 11/18-11/19/14. Several presentations including:
"Crafting and Writing Health Education Research for Publications"
"Defining Quality in Medical Education Research"

Honors/Awards
Distinguished Professor of Geriatrics, from the Society of General Internal Medicine, April 2015
Visiting professor at Georgetown School of Medicine (as above)
Best Doctors in America, 1999 - 2013
Best Doctors for Women, Connecticut Magazine, 2002
Top Doctors in the Greater Hartford Area, Hartford Magazine, 2004 – 2014

Selected Publications
Simpson D, Sullivan GM.  Knowledge translation for education journals in the digital age.  J Grad Med Educ 2015; 7(3): 315-7.

Sullivan GM (2015) Resources for Clinicians Becoming Clinician Educators. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: June 2015, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 153-155.

Sullivan GM (2015) What to Do When Your Paper Is Rejected. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: March 2015, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 1-3.

Gail M. Sullivan, Deborah Simpson, David A. Cook, Nicole M. DeIorio, Kathryn Andolsek, Lawrence Opas, Ingrid Philibert and Lalena M. Yarris.  Redefining Quality in Medical Education Research: A Consumer's View.  Journal of Graduate Medical Education: September 2014, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp.  424-429.

Lalena M. Yarris, Amy Miller Juve, Anthony R. Artino Jr, Gail M. Sullivan, Steven Rougas, Barbara Joyce, and Kevin Eva.  Expertise, Time, Money, Mentoring, and Reward: Systemic Barriers That Limit Education Researcher Productivity—Proceedings From the AAMC GEA Workshop. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: September 2014, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 430-436.

Gail M. Sullivan.  Is There a Role for Spin Doctors in Med Ed Research?. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: September 2014, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 405-407.

Gail M. Sullivan. JGME Welcomes Deputy Editors. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: December 2014, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 617-618.

Sullivan G.  Graduate medical education needs new ideas.  J Grad Med Educ 2014; 6:193-194.

Day HD, Eckstrom E, Sullivan GM.  Update in Geriatric Medicine.  J Gen Intern Med.  2009;24(3):421-6.

Sullivan GM.  Slouching towards Bethlehem: Journal of Graduate Medical Education as midwife.  J GME 2010;2:313-314.

Sullivan GM.  Publishing your education work in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.  J Grad Med Educ 2010;2:493-495

Sullivan GM, Editorial Board.  Ten things you didn’t know about the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.  J Grad Med Educ 2010;2:491-492.

Sullivan GM.  IRB 101.  J Grad Med Educ 2011;3:5-6.

Sullivan GM.  Education research and human subject protection: crossing the IRB quagmire.  J   Grad Med Educ 2011;3:1-4.

Sullivan GM.  Deconstructing quality in education research.  J Grad Med Educ 2011;3:121-124

Sullivan GM.  A primer on the validity of assessment instruments.  J Grad Med Educ 2011;3:119-120.

Sullivan, GM.  Getting off the “gold standard”: randomized controlled trials and education research.  J Grad Med Educ 2011;3:281-284.

Sullivan GM, Sargeant J.  High quality qualitative research: Part 1.  J Grad Med Educ 2011;3: 449-453.

Sullivan GM.  Writing education studies for publication.  J Grad Med Educ 2012:4(2): 133-137.

Sullivan GM.  Using effect size – or why the p level is not enough.  J Grad Med Educ 2012;4(3), 279-282.

Sullivan GM.  10 FAQs about effect size.  J Grad Med Educ 2012;4(3), 283-284.

Sullivan GM, Simpson D, Cooney, T, Beresin E.  A milestone in the milestones movement: the JGME Milestones Supplement.  J Grad Med Educ 2013;5(1): 1-4s.

Yarris LM, Simpson D, Sullivan GM.  How do you define high quality research?  J Grad Med Educ 2013;5(2): 180-181.

Sullivan GM.  So You Want to Write? Practices that Work.  J Grad Med Educ 2013;5(3): 357-9.

Sullivan GM, Artino AR. Analyzing and Interpreting Data from Likert-type Scales. J Grad Med Educ 2013;5(4): in press

Pacala J, *Sullivan GM, Editors-in-Chief.  The Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, 7th edition.  American Geriatrics Society: New York, 2010.

Krueger B, Stewart N.  Sullivan GM (Medical Review).  Davidson M (Photography).  Universal Design.  Guilford: Globe Pequot Press, 2010.

Flaherty E, Resnick B, eds. Geriatric Nursing Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Advanced    Practice Geriatric Nursing. 3rd ed. New York: American Geriatrics Society; 2011. Question Editor-in-Chief.

Durso S, *Sullivan GM, Editors-in-Chief.  The Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, 8th edition.  American Geriatrics Society: New York, 2013.

Current Grants
No Number                                                           Sullivan (PI)                                                         05/15/10-05/14/15
Accreditation Council for GME
Editing Chief for ACGME
Role: PI

Books and Educational Products
Sullivan GM, Pomidor A, eds, Exercise for Aging Adults: A Guide for Practitioners.  New York: Springer, 2015.

CD-ROMCase-based Geriatrics Review, 2nd edition(Editor-in-Chief).  American Geriatrics Society: New York, 2008.

The Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, 4th, 5th, and 6th  editions.  American Geriatrics Society: New York, 1999, 2002, 2006.  Associate question editor. 

Brennan M, Bellantonio S, Chun A, Fernandez H, Soriano R, Sullivan GGeri-party: A  Game to Review the Recent Geriatrics Literature.  POGOe, 2007.  http://www.pogoe.org/px/index.cfm?pgContent=item&product_id=19044

Sullivan GCommunicating with older persons.  POGOe 2006.  http://www.pogoe.org/px/index.cfm?pgContent=item&product_id=18732

Sullivan GPsychosocial Aspects of Aging.  POGOe 2006. http://www/pogoe.org/px/index.cfm?pgContent=item&product_id=18642

Sullivan GGeriatrics Seminar, Human Development and Health.  POGOe 2006.  http://www/pogoe.org/px/index.cfm?pgContent=item&product_id=18703

CD-ROM.  Case-based Geriatrics Review: 500 Questions and Critiques from the Geriatrics Review  Syllabus(Editor).  American Geriatrics Society: New York, 2002. 

Sullivan GMGeneralist Faculty Development Program in Geriatric Medicine.  John A Hartford Foundation/Stanford University, 1997.  ISBN 1-891509-02-0

Sullivan GM, Lindberg, M, Prestwood K, Taxel P, King M.  Ambulatory Care Case Conference Curriculum.  Stanford University Education Resource Center, 1997.  ISBN 1-891509-01-2

Sullivan GM, Hansdottir H, Lindberg M.  Annotated Syllabus of Geriatric References.  John A Hartford Foundation/Stanford University, 1997.  ISBN 1-891509-00-4

American Geriatrics Society.  GRS7 Audio Companion.  A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine.  Birmingham: Oakstone Medical Publishing, 2010.  Question editor.

Geriatrics Review Syllabus, 8th ed, Audio Companion. AL: Oakstone Medical Publishing for American Geriatrics Society; 2013.  Moderator and question editor.

Languages Spoken
French

Educational Contribution
Students (MD)
Fellows (MD)
Residents (MD)
CME

Editorial Boards
J Amer Geriatr Soc
J Grad Med Educ

Contact Information
Gail M. Sullivan, M.D., M.P.H.
Phone: 860-679-8400 (clinical), 860-679-3956 (academic)
Fax: 860-679-1867 (clinical), 860-679-1307 (academic)
E-mail: gsullivan@nso1.uchc.edu