Tanya Fernandez, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-CHA/PA Program

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Graduate School :
  • MS, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2005)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Colorado State University (CO) (1998)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Pediatrics-CHA/PA Program

Professional Titles

  • Clinical Course Director
  • Co-Curator for Foundations in Prevention, Advocacy and Professional Practice Course
  • Block Director for Endocrinology/Reproduction

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2016)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics
    I am interested in the training of clinically competent primary care PAs with skills for life-long, self-directed learning.

Publications

  • Fernandez, TL and Akerman, A. The Physician Assistant Student’s Guide to the Clinical Year: Pediatrics, New York, NY: Springer Publishing, 2020.

Professional Memberships

  • Physician Assistant Education Association, Member
  • Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants, Member
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants, Member
  • Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Member
  • International Lactation Consultant Association, Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics--Colorado Chapter, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Young Mother's Clinic
860 N Potomac Cir
3rd Floor
Aurora, CO 80011
720-777-2776

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
  • State of Colorado Physician Assistant license, License (2020)
  • Drug Enforcement Agency License, License (2020)
  • International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants, Board Certification (2020)
  • National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), Board Certification (2017)
  • Nexplanon insertion and removal, Specialized Training (0001)
Clinical Interests
Pediatric and adolescent well care Healthy nutrition Family Planning

Care Philosophy
Patients and families should have access to high-quality information to make informed healthcare decisions and ultimately they are the experts in their lives and experiences, so my role is to help provide the information they need or want in a culturally and age-appropriate manner, provide unbiased guidance and support their growth.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MS, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2005)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Colorado State University (CO) (1998)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Pediatrics-CHA/PA Program
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