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Richmond, VA


Medical School:

Eastern Virginia Medical School

University of Virginia

Austin Tipold, MD


Football, college basketball, golfing, hiking, cars, exploring local restaurants and breweries, the Nashville concert scene, and hanging out with my wife and friends.

Why did you choose VUMC  Emergency Medicine?

Vanderbilt is a premiere academic institution that provides training in a high volume high acuity environment alongside amazing EM faculty that are genuinely invested in your professional and personal success. Also, Nashville is an incredibly fun city where there is always something new to explore!

What are your interests within Emergency Medicine?

Ultrasound, medical education, critical care, wilderness medicine

What would you be doing if you weren't doing Emergency Medicine?

Formula 1 race car driver in another life.

What's your 5-year plan?

Following residency, I plan to hopefully pursue an ultrasound fellowship and work in academic medicine to remain involved in graduate and undergraduate medical education and program administration. However, keeping all options open over the next three years!

What's a random fact about you?

I am a first-generation college student.

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