Tim Sullivan, MHA


Tim Sullivan, MHA, FACHE has served as the Administrator of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health since 2015. During Sullivan’s tenure, Emergency Medicine at Jefferson has experienced significant growth across its missions, including the development and expansion of new clinical service lines in urgent care, observation medicine and virtual on-demand telehealth as well as the development of diverse new academic programs, both educational and clinical.

Prior to joining Jefferson, Sullivan worked in progressive leadership roles in Pediatrics in Dallas, TX and Milwaukee, WI. Tim initially joined the Emergency Medicine family as Administrator of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin in 2011.

A proud veteran, Tim started his healthcare administrator career in the United States Navy. After completing Officer Indoctrination School, Sullivan commissioned as a Lieutenant (junior grade) and stationed at Naval Hospital, Pensacola (NHP). He deployed in support of Operational Enduring Freedom as the Deputy Brigade Surgeon of Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan from 2007 - 2008. Sullivan is the recipient of a Joint Services Commendation Medal and Navy Achievement Medal.

He earned an MHA from The Ohio State University following his BA in economics from Hiram College and obtained Fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives.