Dr. Pfeffer was born and raised in the great state of New Jersey. He received his undergraduate degree in American History from Brown University, and his medical degree from the University of Virginia. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine here at Vanderbilt, and served as Chief-Resident from 2013-2014. His academic interests include medical education and emergency department administration. Outside of the ED, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife Emily, son Noah, and their two dogs, Rosa and Murphy.