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James Van Rhee, MS

Program Director

Associate Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

Program Director, Physician Associate Program

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David Brissette

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

Associate Program Director

Director of Admissions

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Alexandria Garino, PA, MS

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

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...

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Rosana Gonzalez-Colaso, PharmD, MPH

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

Faculty at Equity Research and Innovative Center (ERIC)

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Kevin Michael O'Hara, MS, PA-C

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

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Mark Anthony Perazella, MD

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Director, Acute Dialysis Unit

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Rita A Rienzo

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

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Elizabeth M Roessler

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

With more than 20 years experience as a clinical PA, Liz joined the Yale Physician Associate Program as the Academic Coordinator in 2013. Her interests are improving access to health care in the medically underserved, a path that has led her to practice mainly in the primary care setting. She currently serves as the co-medical director of HAVEN, a free clinic supported and run by the student from the YSM, YSN and the Yale Physician Associate Program. She also volunteers as an attending at...

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Staff

Academic Administrative Assistant-Didactic Support

Director of Operations

Senior Administrative Assistant