Benjamin Vipler, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Hospital Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine (2012)
Graduate School :
  • MEd, Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg Campus (2021)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Miami (FL) (2008)
Internship:
  • National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed) Program (2013)
Residency:
  • National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed) Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2015)
Fellowships:
  • Penn State University/Milton S Hershey Medical Center Program, Internal Medicine (2021)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Hospitalist
  • Assistant Director, Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship, Inquiry (UCH)

Recognition & Awards

  • Outstanding Education Researcher, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (2021)
    This award recognizes scholarly inquiry and investigation related to education, educational processes, and dissemination and practical application of research results.
  • Academic Teaching Award, American College of Physicians, Virginia Chapter (2019)
  • Vice Admiral Matthew L. Nathan Young Leader in Internal Medicine Award, American College of Physicians, U.S. Navy Chapter (2018)
    Awarded to the top performing junior internist at any Military Treatment Facility
  • James J. Leonard Award for Excellence in Teaching Internal Medicine, Uniformed Services University (2017)

Research Interests

Medical education; transformative learning; COVID-19’s impact on medical trainees; public speaking

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2021)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    Division of Hospital Medicine

Publications

  • Vipler B, DeWaters A. Surviving and Thriving as Leaders in General Internal Medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Mar;36(3):808-809. PubMed PMID: 33443697
  • Vipler E, Vipler B. Intravenous fluid management: A hypothetical case highlights the many reasons to provide IV fluid. Expert Analysis. ACP Hospitalist. Nov 2021.
  • Benjamin Vipler, Amy Knehans, Daniel Rausa, Paul Haidet, Jennifer McCall-Hosenfeld; Transformative Learning in Graduate Medical Education: A Scoping Review. J Grad Med Educ 1 December 2021; 13 (6): 801–814. doi: https://doi.org/10.4300/JGME-D-21-00065.1
  • Vipler B, McCall-Hosenfeld J, Haidet P. Remediation Through Transformation: Applying Educational Theory to the Struggling Resident. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Dec;35(12):3656-3663. PubMed PMID: 33021714
  • Vipler B, Nissan D. Response to Letter to the Editor from Dr J. Edwin Nieves of Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 63. Mil Med. 2019 Mar 1;184(3-4):95. PubMed PMID: 30785620
  • Vipler B, Nissan D, Darling N, Dean D, Pettebone AD, Hicks T, Sikorski C, Landaker E, Linz N, Kronmann K, Gutierrez R, Elliott K. Disaster Response to Puerto Rico: An Internal Medicine Humanitarian Response Aboard the USNS COMFORT. Mil Med. 2018 Nov 1;183(11-12):252-257. PubMed PMID: 30085223
  • Smith LAG 3rd, Vipler LBS. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Health. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Nov 1;74(11):1377-1378. PubMed PMID: 29049460
  • Vipler B, Magee C, Douglas K. A Randomized Trial of Intensive versus Standard Blood-Pressure Control. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jun 9;374(23):2290-1. PubMed PMID: 27276571
  • Peterson TJ, Webb AM, Vipler BS. Use of thromboelastography in the management of liver cirrhosis and accelerated intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis (AICF). BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Dec 14;2016. PubMed PMID: 27974342
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Maryland Gamma Chapter
  • Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter Number: 003

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2015, 2015)
  • Faculty Development Certificate in Teaching, Uniformed Services University, Certificate (2018)
Clinical Interests
Medical Education

Personal Interests
I enjoy running, skiing, live music, unique restaurants, college football, war movies, personal finance, 90s sitcoms, audiobooks, and cars.

Volunteer Activities
I am currently serving as the Final Question Reviewer for the American College of Physicians' Doctor’s Dilemma National Medical Jeopardy Competition for the Osler Cup.

Public Speaking
Yes
I have presented workshops at national meetings on topics including public speaking skills, internship and residency orientation, and change management.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine (2012)
Graduate Schools:
  • MEd, Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg Campus (2021)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Miami (FL) (2008)
Internships:
  • National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed) Program (2013)
Residency Programs:
  • National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed) Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2015)
Fellowships:
  • Penn State University/Milton S Hershey Medical Center Program, Internal Medicine (2021)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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