Alyssa Francine Peterkin, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Alyssa Peterkin
617.414.7399
801 Massachusetts Ave

Biography

Alyssa Peterkin MD is board certified in internal medicine and addiction medicine. She received her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA. As a graduate of the Grayken Addiction Medicine Fellowship, her interests include addiction education and expanding access to substance use disorder treatment. She works as a hospitalist, regularly attends on the inpatient addiction consult service and works in Faster Paths which is Boston Medical Center’s low barrier substance use disorder clinic. She currently serves as Program Director for the Grayken Addiction Medicine Fellowship, the education committee chair for the Massachusetts Society of Addiction Medicine (MASAM) and works on a NIDA funded clinical trial as a medical clinician.

Other Positions

  • Faculty, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • New York Medical College, MD
  • Boston University, BA

Classes Taught

Publications

  • Published on 7/26/2022

    Calcaterra SL, Bottner R, Martin M, Englander H, Weinstein ZM, Weimer MB, Lambert E, Ronan MV, Huerta S, Zaman T, Ullal M, Peterkin AF, Torres-Lockhart K, Buresh M, O'Brien MT, Snyder H, Herzig SJ. Management of opioid use disorder, opioid withdrawal, and opioid overdose prevention in hospitalized adults: A systematic review of existing guidelines. J Hosp Med. 2022 Jul 26. PMID: 35880821.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/1/2022

    Peterkin A, Davis CS, Weinstein Z. Permanent Methadone Treatment Reform Needed to Combat the Opioid Crisis and Structural Racism. J Addict Med. 2022 Mar-Apr 01; 16(2):127-129. PMID: 33758114.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/4/2022

    Peterkin AF, Abraham R, Harris MTH. A Case of Phenibut Directed Detoxification Leading to Toxicity During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Addict Med. 2022 Feb 04. PMID: 35120058.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2022

    Peterkin A, Laks J, Weinstein ZM. Current Best Practices for Acute and Chronic Management of Patients with Opioid Use Disorder. Med Clin North Am. 2022 Jan; 106(1):61-80. PMID: 34823735.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/28/2021

    Harris MTH, Peterkin A, Bach P, Englander H, Lapidus E, Rolley T, Weimer MB, Weinstein ZM. Correction to: Adapting inpatient addiction medicine consult services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2021 Apr 28; 16(1):25. PMID: 33910637.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/24/2021

    Harris MTH, Peterkin A, Bach P, Englander H, Lapidus E, Rolley T, Weimer MB, Weinstein ZM. Adapting inpatient addiction medicine consult services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2021 02 24; 16(1):13. PMID: 33627183.

    Read at: PubMed

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