Kelsey Dougherty, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-CHA/PA Program

Graduate School :
  • MMedSci, Yale University (2011)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Pittsburgh (PA) (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-CHA/PA Program

Professional Titles

  • Physician Assistant


  • Core Faculty (2018)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics
    Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program


  • Dougherty K, Akerman A, Fernandez T, Ogden D. The Pinnacle of the Pyramid of Clinical Competency: Mapping Clinical Assessments to Competencies. Poster session presented at: International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) ;2023 June; Cancun, Mexico
  • Guerrasio, J, Dougherty, K, Sivahop, J, et al. Remediation Case Studies: Helping Struggling Medical Learners. Association for Hospital Medical Education; 2021.
  • Sustaining Curricular Transformation: Translating Curricular Values into Enduring Decision-Making Principles for Physician Assistant Education.” Medical Science Educator (2020) 30 (Suppl 1):S69–S94

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants, Member
  • Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants, Member
  • Physician Assistant Education Association, Member
  • Aquifer Education Consortium Member, Associate Editor

Practice Locations

UCHealth Infectious Disease Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
7th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

  • NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant - Recertification, Board Certification (2018)
  • NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant - Initial Certification, Board Certification (2012)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Infections - Bacterial Infections
  • Infections
  • Infections - Fungal Infections
  • Injuries and Wounds - Wounds
  • Injuries and Wounds
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include management of joint and bone infections including osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, surgical site infections and diabetic foot infections.

Personal Interests
Physician Assistant Education, Medical Education

Public Speaking

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MMedSci, Yale University (2011)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Pittsburgh (PA) (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-CHA/PA Program
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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