New faculty spotlight: Joseph Lippert, MD

Joseph Lippert, MD, is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Joseph Lippert, MD
  • Hometown: Omaha
  • New title and department at UNMC: Assistant professor, UNMC Department of Emergency Medicine

Research/professional interests:

  • Emergency medical services
  • Prehospital provider education
  • Event medicine

How I fell in love with emergency medicine: While determining if I wanted to pursue a medical career, I started with EMT training and was hooked. The emergency department was a natural fit in medical school.


  • Doctor of Medicine, Creighton University


  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • National Association of EMS Physicians

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I love live music and going to concerts such as Elton John, Billy Joel and Jimmy Buffett.
  • I'm frequent attendee of the College World Series and Creighton Bluejay basketball.
  • I'm a fan of bar trivia and went to an invitational tournament in med school.