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Allen, TX


The University of Texas at Dallas

Medical School:

Texas A&M School of Medicine

Joseph (Joe) Driver, MD


Lifting weights, biking, reading, and anything active!

Why did you choose VUMC  Emergency Medicine?

Vanderbilt really delivered on interview day and gave me the gut feeling that it was the place for me! Everyone I interacted with were (and are) extremely relatable, friendly, and felt like they'd make a great family. The program itself is second to none and offers everything I want for my training and overall life goals. Nashville is also a super cool city. Vandy EM checked all my boxes and I'm grateful every day I'm here!

What are your interests within Emergency Medicine?

Critical care, prehospital medicine, & resource limited care. But there are so many options to explore and I'm open to it all

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

I'd be a firefighter/paramedic, no question

What's your 5-year plan?

I'm aiming to be done with training (+/- fellowship) and hold a 50/50 community/academic position. I hope to be a leader in whatever niche I pursue and help teach the next generation that comes after me!

What's a random fact about you?

I have a 1088 day streak (and counting) on Duolingo

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