Susan Rubman, PhD
Research & Publications
Dr. Rubman is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine and a member of the Medical Staff at Yale New Haven Hospital. She completed both her PhD and Clinical Psychology Residency with a specialization in Behavioral Medicine. She is a Diplomate in Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Since completing her training, Dr. Rubman has provided evidence-based clinical assessments and interventions to a variety of medically complicated inpatient and outpatient populations, including a developing a specialty in managing patients with sleep disorders.
She is currently the Site Supervisor for the Organ Transplant Rotation within the Yale Psychology Doctoral Internship Training Program, training psychology fellows and doctoral students.
Dr. Rubman’s current clinical and research interests are in the area of mood and adjustment associated with liver transplantation both in liver transplant recipients and living liver donors.
Education & Training
- PhDLouisiana State University, Clinical Psychology (1990)
- ResidentUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center and VA Consortium (1990)
- MALouisiana State University, Clinical Psychology (1986)
- BSUnion College, Psychology (1984)
|American Journal of Transplantation||Reviewer||2022 - Present|
|Department of Psychiatry||Stress and Resilience Town Halls-Multiple episodes as group facilitator||2020|
|Department of Psychiatry||Stress and Resilience Town Hall--"Sleep and Dreams in the Time of COVID"||2020|
|Department of Psychiatry||Stress and Resilience Town Hall--"Better Sleep Guidelines"||2020|
|Yale School of Medicine/YNHH Division of Digestive Health Committee for Behavioral Health Program||Member of multidisciplinary leadership team developing a Behavioral Health Program for the Digestive Diseases Program in Division of Digestive Health||2020 - Present|
|American Society of Transplantation Living Donor Community of Practice Mental Health Working Group||AST LDCoP is a special interest group of the American Transplantation Society. The Mental Health Working Group is undertaking the creation of living donor mental health assessment practice guidelines and a living donor registry program.||2020 - Present|
|North American Living Liver Donor Innovation Group (NALLDIG)||Multidisciplinary team which serves as a resource to Living Liver Donor programs for clinical support and research queries.||2019 - Present|
|Yale New Haven Hospital Living Liver Donor Program Committee||Member||2017 - Present|
|YNHH Psychology Internship Training Committee||Member||2017 - Present|
|Hartford Chorale||Board Member||2017 - Present|
|Journal of Cognition and Behavior||Reviewer||2003 - 2005|
|Northeast Sleep Society||Northeast Sleep Society Annual Conference||2003 - 2004|
|Hospital for Special Care||Member IRB, QI Steering Committee, Rehab Committee, Stroke Committee||1995 - 2003|