Tanna Boyer is an Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesia at Indiana University School of Medicine, working clinically as a pediatric anesthesiologist at Riley Hospital for Children since 2017. Prior to this she worked at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Boyer went to medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her medical training at Temple University for anesthesia residency, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for fellowship. While at MCG, she completed a Medical Education Research Fellowship with the Educational Innovation Institute and participated in the AAMC Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) program. She considers herself a “physician mom, medical educator, and patient advocate”.
Dr. Boyer completed the Health Innovation and Implementation Science Graduate Certificate through CHIIS at IUSM in 2021 and is interested in using what she has learned to improve medical education and healthcare. She has worked in academic medicine her entire career and served as Lead Career Advisor for medical students applying to residency programs in anesthesiology at both the Medical College of Georgia and Indiana University. She has taught and directed UME electives in anesthesiology, mentored anesthesiology residents as cohorts and as individuals, served as liaison for two Anesthesiology Student Interest Groups, participated in residency interviews, participated in the Penn State University Internship program with undergraduate students, and served as Director of Simulation. She enjoys spending time helping students and trainees make life decisions and watching them grow and develop.
Dr. Boyer is a life-long learner committed to improving medical education and advocating for safe patient care and the practice of anesthesiology. As an advocate for the specialty, she serves on the Indiana Society of Anesthesiologists Board of Directors and as ISA Education Committee Chair. She is also a member of two ASA committees and has been a delegate or alternate delegate to the ASA HOD since 2018.