Aliza Stern, MMSc PA-C

Assistant Professor of Dermatology


Assistant Professor of Dermatology,
Physician Assistant Program


Aliza Stern, MMSc PA-C is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. After receiving her PA degree from Yale University she worked in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Cambridge Health Alliance. She then pursued a PA career in Dermatology eventually bringing her to Boston University. Ms. Stern is currently the Director of Didactic Education and the Associate Program Director at Boston University’s PA program. She was selected to serve on the Reconsideration Panel and as a site-visitor for the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant. Ms. Stern currently sees patients at DotHouse Health Center. Her clinical interests are medical dermatology including acne and eczema.


1997-B.A.-Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
2003-MMSc.-Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Physician Assistant

Clinical Specialties & Interests

Providing care for patients with a wide variety of dermatologic needs.


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. PMID: 35703204.

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. PMID: 31571809.