Dr. William F. Sullivan serves as the Joseph P. Kennedy Senior Chair in Bioethics, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University. He brings to this position qualifications and experience in family medicine and a doctorate in philosophy (Bioethics). Prior to this appointment, he was Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. His clinical and academic work integrates ethics and primary health care of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). He is also interested in developing methods for effective collaborative research on complex clinical and ethical questions.