Yale University School of Medicine
Dr. Karen Jubanyik received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Women’s Health, both at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Subsequently, she entered the first residency class for Emergency Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and upon graduating, was hired as faculty for the Section of Emergency Medicine, now the Department of Emergency Medicine. She initially served as the Associate Residency Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency, and was active at the National level in developing novel ways to teach and assess the Core Competencies. Since June 2006, she has been the Director of the required Emergency Medicine Clerkship at the Yale School of Medicine. She is a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the American College Emergency Physicians and is currently the President-elect of the Executive Board of the Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians and will be the President of the State Chapter of CCEP, beginning in October 2012.She serves on the Yale-New Haven Hospital Bio-Ethics Committee, has obtained additional training in End-of-Life and Palliative Care (EPEC-EM), and is the National Chair of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine& 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 Ethics and Professional Responsibility course taught to first-year students. In the pre-clinical curriculum at the medical school, she leads workshops in Recognizing Intimate Partner Violence, Providing Culturally Competent Care, and The Patient Experience of Illness.
Dr. Karen Jubanyik resrearch interests includes: End-of-Life and Palliative Care.