Alexandria Garino PA, MS

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

Biographical Info

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

St. John's University (1985)
Catholic Medical Center (1999)
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University (2004)

Honors & Recognition

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

Professional Service

  • Member-at-large, ConnAPA Physician Assistant Foundation Board of Directors
  • Subcommittee member, Physician Assistant Education Association

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