Former political consultant who founded Rockpointe, Inc. a bio-medical education company in 1995.
Thomas Sullivan is the President and founder of Rockpointe Corporation, a leading medical education company headquartered in Columbia, MD. Rockpointe and its ACCME accredited subsidiary, PCME, are recognized for the scientific content of its programs, compliance with CME guidelines and practices, and creative approaches to instructional design.
Tom is a graduate of the University of Florida in Economics and a hard core Gator fan. He has 15 years of experience in medical education and program development working with clients such as the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Physicians, The Endocrine Society, American Diabetes Association, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, as well as most of the major pharmaceutical companies.
Tom is a recognized authority in the changing medical education environment and economy. He has parlayed his passion for the political process to inform the medical education community and other stakeholders of emerging trends, threats and changing practices. Recently, Tom launched www.policymed.com a website devoted to news and information about political events which effect CME providers and the pharmaceutical and device industries. Tom’s leadership has helped to keep Rockpointe ahead of the curve in the changing regulatory environment.
Tom founded Rockpointe Corporation in 1995 with the goal of training physicians using broadcast and internet technology, and providing outstanding program recruitment to make the events successful. Since its inception Rockpointe has been a pioneer in the use of instructional technologies for continuing education.
Internationally, Rockpointe has produced satellite broadcasts and live educational programs in over 75 countries in nine different languages. Most recently these programs were featured at the European Society of Cardiology, Asian Pacific Congress on Cardiology and the International Conference on Myeloma.
Tom began his carrier in politics, working on Capitol Hill and a state legislature. Other experiences included consulting for presidential, congressional and state wide political campaigns.
Tom started life in living in an anything is possible community, near the Kennedy Space Center whose father was one of the creators and coordinator of the radar systems for the Lunar Module (LEM) on the Apollo Missions.
Thomas Sullivan is a Principal in Rockpointe Corporation and their subsidiary The Potomac Center for Medical Education; Since Januar 1, 2005 these entities have received educational grants from the following companies: Amgen, Amylin-Lilly, Astellas, Astra Zeneca, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bristol Myers Squibb, Celgene, Daiichi Sankyo, Daiichi Sankyo – Eli Lilly, GE Healthcare, Genetech, Gilead, Eisai, Eli Lilly, Lantheus, Medicure, MedImmune, Medtronic, Merck, Merck-Schering Plough, Novartis, Otsuka, QLT Inc, Pfizer, Pharmion, Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi Aventis, Schering Plough, Solvay, St. Jude Medical, Teva Neuroscience and UCB Pharma.
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