Colleen Michelle Sullivan, MD

Colleen Michelle Sullivan, MD
Colleen Michelle Sullivan, MD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine


Colleen Sullivan, MD, is a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician. She received a Bachelor’s of Science with honors from the University of Michigan in Cellular, Molecular and Developmental Biology prior to attending medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. She completed her residency in PM&R at Rush University Medical Center, where she served as chief resident from 2015-2016. Dr. Sullivan is passionate about mentorship in medicine, from undergraduates applying to medical school to residents completing their training. She previously served as the chair of the Early Career Physiatry Membership Committee for the AAPM&R from 2019-2020. Dr. Sullivan is also a 200 hour registered yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance and has an interest in the practice of yoga in health care. She other interests include medical education, musculoskeletal medicine, sporting event medical coverage, pelvic and abdominal rehabilitation, and lifestyle medicine .

  • Education and Training

    • Residency 2016, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Center, Rush University
    • Internship 2013, Internal Medicine, Medical Center, Rush University
    • MD 2012, Wayne State University School of Medicine
    • BS 2008, Cellular, Molecular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Research

    • Yoga
    • Musculoskeletal Medicine
    • Lifestyle medicine
  • Publications

    • Abreu-Sosa S.M., Sullivan C.M., Dugan S.A. Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation for the Aging Female Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports. 2020;8(4):501-508.