Paula Zimbrean MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and of Surgery (Transplant); Director, Transplant Psychiatry Services at Yale New Haven Hospital

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchSocial & Behavioral HealthTransplantation Center, Yale-New HavenSurgery | Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry; Psychological Medicine Service; Yale Global Mental Health Program

Research Interests

Impact of mental illness upon transplantation outcomes; Impact of organ transplant upon serious and persistent mental illness; Disease mechanisms more...


  • M.D., Iuliu Hatieganu University, Romania, 1998

Selected Publications

  • Recommendations for Training Psychiatry Residents in Psychosomatic Medicine Thomas W. Heinrich, Ann C. Schwartz, Paula C. Zimbrean, Sermsak Lolak, Mark T. Wright, Kristen B. Brooks, Carrie L. Ernst, David F. Gitlin Psychosomatics - 06 January 2014 (10.1016/j.psym.2013.12.016)
  • Psychiatric aspects of Wilson disease: a review. Zimbrean PC, Schilsky ML. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2014 Jan-Feb;36(1):53-62. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2013.08.007. Epub 2013 Oct 9.
  • The State of the Service: A Survey of Psychiatry Resident Education in Psychosomatic Medicine. Heinrich TW, Schwartz AC, Zimbrean PC, Wright MT The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine''s Residency Education Subcommittee. Psychosomatics. 2013 Sep 4. pii: S0033-3182(13)00140-0. doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2013.07.005. [Epub ahead of print]



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