Stephen A. Pulley, D.O., FACOEP, CS | PCOM Faculty
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Clinical Professor

Dr. Pulley began his career in emergency medical services while in college, graduate school and medical school with very active EMS agencies. He continued in emergency medicine through a residency at PCOM and Einstein. He served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard during his medical training and was the Chief of Emergency Services with the 108th Combat Support Hospital.

Dr. Pulley practices emergency medicine full-time at Suburban Community Hospital and is a Pennsylvania EMS Physician, Medical Command Physician and the Medical Director for several EMS agencies and three national parks. He is also involved in critical incident stress management.

Dr. Pulley began teaching at PCOM while in residency and has been part of the PCOM faculty since becoming an attending. He completed a fellowship in Educational Leadership through the Costin Scholars program at Midwestern University. He also practices World Tang Soo Do Karate, Sin Moo Hapkido, and teaches Tactical Medicine.


  • Muhlenberg College: B.S. [Natural Science and Biology, Concentration in Spanish]
  • Drexel University: M.S. [Biology, Concentration in Physiology]
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine: D.O. [Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine]
  • Internship: Rotating/Transitional, Allentown Osteopathic Medical Center [Now St. Lukes-Allentown]
  • Residency: Emergency Medicine, PCOM/Albert Einstein Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Administrative Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Educational Leadership, Costin Scholars program, Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Board Certified in Emergency Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualification (Subspecialty) in Emergency Medicine
  • Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress
  • Costin Scholar


Dr. Pulley teaches EM1, EM2, PET, I2C, BLS, ACLS, PALS, ATLS, ITLS and CME.


  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American College of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine
  • International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
  • American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
  • National Center for Crisis Management