Elizabeth Horn Prsic, MD

Assistant Professor

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Education

Yale Cancer Center: Palliative Care Program

Yale Medicine


Dr. Elizabeth Prsic is a physician specializing in medical oncology and palliative care. She received her medical degree from the George Washington School of Medicine. She completed internal medicine residency and medical oncology fellowship at Brown University. Dr. Prsic received a T32 NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service award and completed a research fellowship through the Division of Hematology Oncology at Brown University where she focused on end-of-life and palliative care. During research fellowship, she studied cancer epidemiology, biostatistics and health policy at the Brown University School of Public Health.

Dr. Prsic is an assistant professor at Yale Medical School and serves as an attending physician at the Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale New Haven Hospital. Her research interests include end-of-life care, health care utilization, and symptom management among oncology patients. She is passionate about supporting patients with advanced cancer and their caregivers. Dr. Prsic is dedicated to serving patients with serious or life-limiting illness with complex medical needs or difficult-to-control symptoms. She is committed to medical education and academic mentorship.

Education & Training

MD George Washington University School of Medicine (2011)
BA Tulane University
Fellowship in Palliative Medicine University of Washington
Fellowship in Medical Oncology Brown University
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine Brown University
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2015)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine (2018)

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Elizabeth Horn Prsic, MD
Mailing Address
333 Cedar Street LMP 1072
New Haven, CT 06520