Michael E. Sullivan


Michael E. Sullivan

Aurora, Ontario

Area 5, Division B — Specialists

Key skills and experience



Patient safety

Dr. Michael E. Sullivan is an anesthesiologist with over 27 years’ experience in healthcare. He brings to the CMPA a wealth of knowledge through his significant and diverse administrative experience, including work with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s Specialty Committee in Anesthesiology. The Nominating Committee values Dr. Sullivan’s passion for patient safety and commitment to a safer medical care system, along with his dedication to engaging our stakeholders.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

  • Active staff, Southlake Regional Health Centre (1991-2018)
  • Medical Director, Intensive Care Unit
  • Chief, Department of Anesthesia
  • Physician Lead, Surgical program

The Canadian Medical Protective Association (2016-2019)

  • Chair, Member and Stakeholder Relations Committee (2017-2019)
  • Case Review Committee (2018-2019)
  • Safe Medical Care Committee (2016-2018)

Central Local Health Integration Network (2013-2018)

  • Lead, Critical care

Surgical Efficiencies Target Program Ontario (2008-2018)

  • Chair

Royal College Specialty Committee in Anesthesiology (2010-2017)

  • Chair

Intercollegiate Collaboration on Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME) in Anaesthesia (2017-2018)

  • Chair