Sean P Conley


Commander, Navy

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Military and Emergency Medicine
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Combat casualty care
Hemorrhage control and damage control resuscitation
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- Emergency Medicine Residency, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA
- Flight Surgeon, Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, FL
- Transitional Internship, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA
- D.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
- B.S., University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN


CDR Sean Conley, DO attended the University of Notre Dame and its Navy ROTC program, and received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and holds an appointment as Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians. He joined the University's faculty after serving three years as the White House Physician, serving before that in various academic and operational assignments including deployments to South Korea, Australia, Haiti and Afghanistan. CDR Conley has an extensive background in pre-hospital and combat casualty care research, leading the Navy's Combat Trauma Research Group (CTRG) out of Portsmouth Naval Hospital from 2010-2016, was the recipient of several grants with numerous peer-reviewed publications. CDR Conley is currently faculty in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine at USUHS.

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

NATO Role 3 MMU, Kandahar Afghanistan (2014)

Physician to the President, 2018-2021

Senior Medical Officer, Dept of EM, NMC Portsmouth (2015-2016)

Core Academic Faculty / Dir. Military Unique Curriculum, EM Residency, NMC Portsmouth (2013-2016)

Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine, NMC Portsmouth (2012-2013)

Director, Combat Trauma Research Group (CTRG), NMC Portsmouth (2010-2016)

HSCWINGLANT Wing Surgeon, Operation Unified Response, Port-au-Prince Haiti (2010)

Joint Exercise Talisman Saber, Queensland, Australia (2009)

HM-14, Flight Surgeon, Norfolk VA (2008-2010)