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Kim Felder, P.A.-C

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine


Ms. Felder has been a certified physician assistant since graduating in 2001 from Pacific University' with a masters degree in Physician Assistant studies. She is currently an assistant professor at OHSU School of Medicine and has developed a specialty practice in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. PA Felder focuses on transitions of care from hospital to home and provides outpatient follow-up for children who require prolonged oral or IV antibiotics for treatment of serious infections. She provides education, support, and clinical expertise for children and families, ensuring that a child's complex infection is treated safely and effectively.

In her spare time, Felder enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughter. She enjoys kayaking, traveling, cooking, and spending time with friends and neighbors.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • B.S., 1988, Lewis & Clark College
    • M.P.A.S., 2001, Pacific University
    • M.C.R., 2014, Oregon Health and Science University
  • Certifications

    • Oregon Medical Board, 2001-present
    • NCCPA, 2001-present
    • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Society


Elsevier pure profile

Selected publications

  • Felder KK; Marshall LM; Vaz LE; Barnes PD. Risk Factors for Complications during Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy for Adult Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Infections. Southern Medical Journal 2016, 109 (1), 53-60.   
  • Vaz LE; Farnstrom CL; Felder KK; Guzman-Cottrill J; Rosenberg Hl Antonelli RC. Utilizing a Modified Care Coordination Measurement Tool to Capture Value for a Pediatric Outpatient Parenteral and Prolonged Oral Antibiotic Therapy Program. Journal of the Pediatric Infection Diseases Society 2017, 6 (1), 1-7. 
  • Felder KK; Vaz LE; Barnes P; Varley CD. Utilizing a post-discharge telephone call in Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT): findings from a quality improvement project. IDSA Poster Session 2017. 
  • Felder KK; Vaz LE. Health-related Social Vulnerabilities in a Pediatric Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) Program. November 2018. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 5 (suppl_1): S556-S556. 
  • Vaz LE; Wagner DV, Ramsey KL; Jenisch C; Austin JP; Jungbauer RM; Felder KK; et al. Identification of Caregiver-Reported Social Risk Factors in Hospitalized Children. Hospital Pediatrics. December 2019, 10 (1), 20-28. 
  • Wang ME; Felder KK; Newland J; Hersh AL; Rajapakse NS; Willis ZI, Banerjee R; Gerber JS; Schwenk H; Vaz LE. Transitioning from Hospital to Home: A National Survey of Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Practices at Hospital Discharge. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting Abstract 2020; publication in process.


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