Aliza A. Stern, MMSc, PA-C Hear my name
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MMS/MMSc, Yale University School of Medicine
BA, Lehigh University

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Aliza Stern, MMSc, PA-C is the Director of Didactic Education and the Associate Program Director of the Physician Assistant (PA) Program at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She joined the PA program in 2016.
She currently sits on the Reconsideration Panel for the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), the national accrediting body for PA programs in the United States. She is also a site visitor for the ARC-PA. Her interests and scholarship focus on PA education and curriculum, as well as interprofessional education and social determinants of health. With a team from Cambridge Health Alliance she established a longitudinal integrated clerkship for PA students. She is currently working with colleagues developing a virtual reality learning environment to teach interprofessional students about social determinants of health.
Ms. Stern practices dermatology with Boston University Dermatology, seeing patients at Dorchester House Community Health Center.

Director of Didactic Education
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Physician Assistant Program

Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

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  1. Buitron de la Vega P, Dimitri N, Araujo Brinkerhoff C, Stern A, Damus K, Miselis H, Garg PS, Sarfaty S, Sprague Martinez L. Virtual Reality Simulated Learning Environments: A Strategy to Teach Interprofessional Students About Social Determinants of Health. Acad Med. 2022 12 01; 97(12):1799-1803.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35703204
  2. Ruopp MD, Fiore L, Baughman AW, Stern AA, Nathan SN, Vilbrun-Bruno S. Addressing the Shortage of Physician Assistants in Medicine Clerkship Sites. Fed Pract. 2019 Sep; 36(9):415-419.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31571809; PMCID: PMC6752816

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PA Education
Physician Assistant Education
Interprofessional Education
Longitudinal Clerkship
Didactic Education

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