A dyed-in-the-wool Bruin, Yvonne Caro Caro joined DGSOM as a Standardized Patient after completing her MFA at UCLA in 1998. Since becoming an SP Educator in 2006, she has trained actors and developed, taught and administered courses for the SP Program. As the Senior SP Educator, Yvonne draws on deep institutional knowledge of DGSOM and UCLA to support faculty, students and staff in their important work. She completed UCLA’s Professional Development Program as a member of the class of 2020. Outside of DGSOM, Yvonne practices as a registered Yoga-Alliance (RYT-500) Teacher and Certified Yoga Therapist and has acted in theatre, film and television in her native Puerto Rico and the U.S. for over 30 years. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television and a Bachelor’s in Theater from The University of Puerto Rico.