Palisades Medical Center Foundation Welcomes New Trustee

May 5, 2021

Shane Sullivan

“We are excited to welcome Shane to the board of trustees,” says Joseph Burt, vice president of development, Palisades Medical Center Foundation. “He is no stranger to the organization and has recognized the medical center’s growth, as well as recognition for its programs and services. I am confident that Shane’s expertise and local community knowledge and relationships will have a lasting and positive impact on the advancement of Palisades Medical Center.”

Sullivan is a partner with Jae Lee Law, P.C. in Fort Lee, NJ and is experienced in a broad range of civil litigation. He earned a B.A. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.

“I am honored to join the esteemed board at Palisades Medical Center Foundation,” says Sullivan. “The gold coast surrounding the hospital has seen a tremendous influx of residents in recent years and it is incumbent upon us to ensure that our local medical center is equipped to deliver the highest level of care that its patients expect and deserve. I am excited to, in partnership with my fellow board members, help raise funds that will provide the medical center with what it needs to continue its upward trajectory.”

In addition to serving on the board for Palisades Medical Center Foundation, Sullivan serves on the board of St. James Social Service Corporation in Newark. He and his wife, Alexandra, live in Closter, NJ.

To learn more about how you can support Palisades Medical Center, please contact Joseph Burt, vice president of development, Palisades Medical Center Foundation, at 551-358-8269,, or visit


Located on the Hudson River waterfront in North Bergen, Hackensack Meridian Palisades Medical Center has met the changing health care needs of the community it has served since 1978. Today, Palisades Medical Center serves a population of more than 450,000 in Hudson and southern Bergen counties. Continually focused on providing quality, expert care in a safe environment, the not-for-profit medical center features a 206-bed hospital, and The Harborage, a 247-bed long term care and rehabilitation center. Palisades Medical Center is also home to a Graduate Medical Education Program with residencies in podiatry, dermatology, family medicine, internal medicine, general surgery, gastroenterology and traditional rotating internships. Palisades Medical Center has been ranked as one of the top hospitals of its size in New Jersey by Inside Jersey magazine and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.  Clinical excellence is underscored by accreditation by The Joint Commission.  Other clinical recognitions include the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus and the Target: HF Honor Roll Award. We also have received “best hospital” recognition from U.S. News & World Report and “top hospital” rankings by Inside Jersey magazine. The New Jersey Hospital Association has honored Palisades Medical Center with its Community Outreach Award for its year-round commitment to educate residents, improve access to care and reduce health disparities. The largest employer in its service area, Palisades Medical Center has been recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” For helping to build a more sustainable organization and addressing climate change challenges, Palisades Medical Center has earned the Circle of Excellence and Emerald Award from Practice Greenhealth.