Yadira Alonso, MD

Instructor, Psychiatry

Yadira Alonso
771 Albany Street


Dr. Alonso is originally from Cuba, and moved to the US as a child. She is a graduate from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where she completed a clinical fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine. She attended residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Alonso was an APA SAMHSA Fellow during much of her training, where she participated and led community projects. She also sat on the Council of Psychosomatic Medicine for two years. At BMC she is actively involved in residency education and is the director of the psychiatric residency simulation center. Her academic projects include leading an initiative to improve ICU delirium care at BMC. Her interests include Psychosomatic Medicine, with a focus on traumatic experiences including burns and acute physical trauma. She also has interests in ICU medicine, delirium and agitation management, cultural psychiatry, global health, and residency education.


  • Temple University, MD


  • Published on 1/1/2016

    Hildebrandt T. B., Batista S. M., Shear M., Alonso Y. Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Psychiatry. Eating Disorders. Wiley-Blackwell. Hoboken. 2016.

  • Published on 11/1/2011

    Viera E, Colón D, Alonso Y, Armas J, Rico MC, Diaz R, Pagan A, Del Carpio-Cano F, DeLa Cadena RA. Improving patient provider communication for Latinos at Temple University Hospital and Temple University School of Medicine. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 Nov; 22(4):1144-50. PMID: 22080699.

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  • Published on 3/1/2004

    Nouri K, O'Connell C, Alonso J, Rivas MP, Alonso Y. The Miami Special: a simple tool for quality section mounting in Mohs surgery. J Drugs Dermatol. 2004 Mar-Apr; 3(2):175-7. PMID: 15098973.

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