Austin Kilaru, MD

MSHP Student

Austin Kilaru, MD, (VA Scholar) is an emergency physician who was raised in Texas. He attended Yale University, where he studied English Literature. He received his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. During medical school, he worked as a research fellow at the Penn Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research. He has published on novel applications of narratives, social media, and geographic analysis in health. Currently, Austin is chief resident in emergency medicine at Highland Hospital, the county hospital serving Oakland, California.