University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Alison Sullivan, MD

Alison Sullivan, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Emergency Medicine
Department of Surgery

Contact Information
Office Location:
Surgery-Emergency Med., 111 Colchester Ave. 205WP1


M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2007
Residency in Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2008 - 2011
Masters Student, Clinical Translational Sciences Institute, Tufts University Sackler School, Boston, MA, 2011 - 2013
Fellowship, Emergency Medicine Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, 2011 - 2013

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, College of  Medicine,  University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2013 - present
Research Assistant, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2000 - 2003

Awards and Honors

Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award, 2007 
Merck Manual Award, 2007
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, 2007
Alpha Omega Alpha, 2nd Vice President, Boston University School of Medicine, 2005
Pathology Honors Society, 2004


Murman DH, Sullivan AL. EM in Lesotho. Common Sense: the Newsletter of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine 2008;15:3.

Mitchell JP, Sullivan AL, Schacter DL, Budson AE. Mis-attribution errors in Alzheimer's disease: the illusory truth effect. Neuropsychology. 2006;20(2):185-92.

Pierce BH, Sullivan AL, Schacter DL, Budson AE. Comparing source-based and gist-based false recognition in aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Neuropsychology 2005;19:411-419.