Andria Tatem, MD



American Board of Pediatrics



Medical School:

Eastern Virginia Medical School


Eastern Virginia Medical School


Baylor College of Medicine


Dr. Tatem is an academic general pediatrician who has returned to CHKD as the Medical Director for Mental Health Pediatrics as well as Vice Chair of Diversity for the Department of Pediatrics.

Dr. Tatem, a native of Norfolk, earned her medical degree from EVMS and completed her residency and chief residency at CHKD.

She is devoted to caring for children and adolescents from all backgrounds, but particularly those from underrepresented and marginalized communities.

Clinical Interests:

  • Mental Health in Primary Care


  • Normalizing Failure in Medical Education
  • Promoting Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine (JEDI)

Honors and Awards:

  • Inaugural Health Equity Trailblazer Award, Baylor College of Medicine (2021)


  • The Washington Post Op-Ed: As a Black woman, I was told not to pursue a career in medicine. The path must be easier for others.

Community Involvement and Memberships:

Academic Pediatric Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
Association Pediatric Program Directors

Contact Info:



Children's Pavilion
401 Gresham Drive
Norfolk, VA 23507