Sean Conley

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Sean Conley
Physician to the President
Assumed office
March 28, 2018
Acting: March 28, 2018 – May 4, 2018
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byRonny Jackson
Personal details
Born
Sean Patrick Conley

Doylestown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Spouse(s)Kristin Conley
Children3
EducationUniversity of Notre Dame (BS)
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
RankUS Navy O5 infobox.svg Commander

Sean Patrick Conley is an American physician and United States Navy officer who is the incumbent Physician to the President.[1]

Conley was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Central Bucks High School East,[2] and received his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2002.[3][4]

Conley receiving a Romanian Emblem of Honor for his role in saving a Romanian soldier injured by an IED blast in Afghanistan.

Conley received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006.[5] He is a 2013 graduate of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program of Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Virginia. He received the Honor Graduate Award, Nurses' Choice Award for Outstanding Senior Resident Award, and the Resident Research Award.[6] In 2014, he served as an emergency physician with the International Security Assistance Force at Kandahar International Airport outside the city of Kandahar, Afghanistan. He was assigned to NATO Role 3 MMU, and was appointed head of the trauma department. The unit won a commendation from the Romanian Land Forces for saving the life of a Romanian soldier injured by an improvised explosive device in 2014.[3] He served as the research director at Portsmouth Navy Department of Emergency Medicine prior to his assignment to the White House Medical Unit.[4]

He became the Physician to the President upon Ronny Jackson's nomination for Secretary of Veterans Affairs.[7] He became the acting White House physician on March 28, 2018 and on May 4, 2018 became the Physician to the President.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Conley, Sean P. [@davidspunt] (February 8, 2019). "Just In: After an annual physical exam that took up much of the afternoon, the White House physician says President Trump is in good health. Memorandum just released" (Tweet). Retrieved February 8, 2019 – via Twitter.
  2. ^ "Honor Rolls". Doylestown Intelligencer. December 13, 1995. p. 9.
  3. ^ a b Houston, Whitney (July 2, 2014). "NATO Role 3 hospital team saves Romanian soldier". Regional Command South, U.S. Department of Defense. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Notre Dame Magazine class notes, 2000s
  5. ^ Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (2009). 2008 Annual Report (Report). Philadelphia, Pa. p. 37. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  6. ^ Aspillaga, Rosel Jovin (June 28, 2013). "NMCP Residents Graduate, Now Specialists in Emergency Medicine". Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, U.S. Navy. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  7. ^ Korade, Matt (April 29, 2018). "Ronny Jackson will not return as Trump's physician, Politico reports". CNN. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  8. ^ "Navy veteran DO is serving as President Donald Trump's physician". May 4, 2018.
Military offices
Preceded by
Ronny Jackson
Physician to the President
2018–present
Incumbent