Alexandria Garino, PA, MS

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Physician Associate (PA) Program

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Office of Student Research

Office of Cooperative Research


With more than 20 years administrative experience in higher education, Alexandria (Xandi) Garino has served PA education since 2004. Xandi joined the Yale PA Program in 2006 as the academic coordinator. Committed to the education of competent and compassionate PA clinicians and the advancement of PA research, she currently participates in curriculum development, and oversees program evaluation and accreditation maintenance. Xandi directs the Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion course and teaches history taking and physical exam skills to the medical and PA students. Nationally, she serves as a facilitator for the Basic Faculty Skills Certificate Program for the Physician Assistant Education Association. Xandi is a practicing physician assistant at the Yale Cancer Center and earned a MS in Biostatistics and Clinical Research Methods at Columbia University.

Education & Training

MS Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University (2004)
PA Catholic Medical Center (1999)
BA St. John's University (1985)
Board Certification National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant - Medical (1999)

Honors & Recognition

  • Improving Clinical Anatomy Recall and Spatial Relationship Reasoning in Physician Assistant StudentsPAEA Research Institute Grant (2006)

Professional Service

  • Member Education Programming and Curriculum Committee (EPCC)

  • Member PA Program Admissions Committee

  • PA Program Progress Committee

  • PA Program Self Assessment Committee

  • PA Program Thesis Reading Committee

  • Member-at-large ConnAPA Physician Assistant Foundation Board of Directors

  • Faculty Development Institute Physician Assistant Education Association

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Contact Info

Alexandria Garino, PA, MS
Office Location
100 Church Street South, Ste Suite A250
New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Internal MedicinePO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056

Curriculum Vitae