Conor Deasy is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine working at Cork University Hospital, Deputy Medical Director of the National Ambulance Service (NAS) in Ireland, Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine at University College Cork and Associate Adjunct Professor at the School of Primary Care, Monash University, Australia. He is Clinical Lead for National Office of Clinical Audit’s (NOCA) Major Trauma Audit in Ireland, Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Irish Association for Emergency Medicine (IAEM), Chair of the Research Committee at NAS, a member of the Irish Committee for Emergency Medicine Training (ICEMT) and an examiner for the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.
Conor completed his higher specialist training program in Emergency Medicine in Ireland before moving to Australia where he worked as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre, Melbourne. While there he completed a PhD at the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University in collaboration with Ambulance Victoria. To date Conor has published across the domains of patient safety, quality of care, systems of care, procedural sedation as well as out of hospital cardiac arrest. He is the Principle Investigator in Ireland for a number of high profile multinational randomised controlled trials (CRASH 3, HALT-IT). Conor has a particular interest in creating safe, robust, lean patient care pathways in the emergent and acute care settings.