Mary Anna Sullivan, MD

Board of Trustees

About Mary Anna Sullivan, MD

Mary Anna Sullivan, MDDr. Mary Anna Sullivan retired as Chief Medical Officer of Behavioral Services at Lahey Health System, where she oversaw efforts to integrate behavioral health in primary care and worked to improve access to specialty psychiatric and addiction care across the system. Dr. Sullivan, a board-certified physician in psychiatry and neurology, enjoyed a 30-year career at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, holding various clinical and leadership roles.

A recognized leader in psychiatric and substance-use programs, Dr. Sullivan is currently Interim Medical Director of Physician Health Service, the Massachusetts Medical Society division responsible for physician well-being, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Lahey Health Behavioral Services. She is past president of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors and has served as Chair of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, where she headed a statewide effort to encourage physician involvement in hospitals' quality improvement efforts.

Dr. Sullivan received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed her residency training in Psychiatry at McLean Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital.