Course Director—2nd and 3rd Year Clinical Courses
Clinical Experiences, Stages of Life-Patients and Populations
Facilitator - Clinical Cornerstones
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
MS, PA-C University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2005; Certificate, Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Denver, CO, 2005; BS Animal Sciences and Journalism and Technical Communications, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 1998
Mrs. Fernandez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. She graduated from the CHA/PA Program in 2005 and joined the faculty in 2016 after working clinically for eleven years in underserved family and pediatric medicine. She is the CHA/PA Clinical Course Director and the faculty liaison for the Pediatric Critical & Acute Care Longitudinal Experience (PCACLE) and the Urban Underserved Track (UUT).
She lectures on adult, adolescent and pediatric medicine topics throughout the curriculum. Her clinical interests include general pediatrics and lactation management, adolescent medicine and underserved populations. Her research and scholarship interests include clinical education, self-directed learning and pediatrics.