Karen Jean Jubanyik MD

Associate Professor Term; Director, Emergency Medicine Clerkship


Since June 2006, Dr. Jubanyik has been the Director of the required two-week Emergency Medicine Clerkship, as well as the four-week Emergency Medicine SubInternship offered to 4th/5th year students. At the Haven Free Clinic, she supervises students in a clinical setting. She serves on the Yale-New Haven Hospital Bio-ethics Committee, has obtained additional training in End-of-Life and Palliative Care, and is the National Chair of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s Palliative Care Interest Group. Integrating Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care teaching to residents and medical students on all clerkships, including Emergency Medicine, has been a recent priority for Dr. Jubanyik.

In addition to leading workshops in End-of-Life and Palliative Care for third year students, she is a core faculty member in the Professional Responsibility course taught to first-year students, and will continue to teach second-year student workshops devoted to recognizing and treating victims of Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault. She also organizes and teaches the Emergency Medicine component of the Integrative Clinical Medicine course taught to graduating medical students. She graduated from Yale Medical School, and also completed an Internal Medicine residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.