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Alina Tsyrulnik, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Alina Tsyrulnik, MD


Alina Tsyrulnik, MD attended Barnard College majoring in biology and minoring in psychology, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2004. Thereafter, she pursued a medical degree at New York University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Yale University School of Medicine. She served as Chief Resident 2011-2012. Upon the completion of her residency, Dr. Tsyrulnik accepted a faculty position in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale University School of medicine. In 2013 she became the Assistant Residency Director for the department, and in 2017 she became the Associate Residency Director. Dr. Tsyrulnik is primarily in charge of the Emergency Department’s PGY2 class, taking a central role in mentorship, remediation, and clinical as well as academic development of 19 residents per year. In 2022, Dr. Tsyrulnik became the MD Director for the Interprofessional Longitudinal Clinical Experience (ILCE) course for Yale School of Medicine. The course centers on developing clinical skills in an interprofessional setting of MD, PA, and MSN students. Her academic interests are in resident education, assessment and CBME, as well as interprofessional education.

Education & Training

  • MD
    New York University School of Medicine (2008)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine (2013)

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