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Anne F. Brayer, M.D.
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About Me

Dr. Brayer is a Professor of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics and the Center for Community Health. She is board certified in pediatric emergency medicine. She attended Amherst College and the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She trained in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh...
Dr. Brayer is a Professor of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics and the Center for Community Health. She is board certified in pediatric emergency medicine. She attended Amherst College and the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She trained in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and in pediatric emergency medicine at the University of Rochester.

She is the director of the pediatric emergency medicine fellowship in the department of Emergency Medicine and a core member of the faculty. She is also the director of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Rochester. This coalition serves to reduce the burden of injury in Rochester-area children.

Certified Specialties

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Emergency Medicine (SMD)

Professor - Center for Community Health and Prevention - Joint

Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1994 - 1996

Residency, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh/UPMC Health System. 1987 - 1989

Internship, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh/UPMC Health System. 1986 - 1987

Education

MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry. 1986

Awards

Academic Mentoring Award for Trainees in Clinical Programs. 2024

Clinical Teaching for Pediatric EM Services. 2022 - 2023

Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award. 2014

Clinical Teaching Award for Pediatric Services. 2009 - 2010

Scholarship to attend the AAP Legislative Conference. 2009

Co-author Blue Ribbon Award winning research poster. 2005

Government/Non-Profit Alliance award. 2005

Research

In addition to clinical work in the pediatric emergency department, Dr. Brayer has a lifelong interest in injury prevention. As the director of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Rochester, she has worked to reduce the injury burden on Rochester area children by directing programs in home, traff...
In addition to clinical work in the pediatric emergency department, Dr. Brayer has a lifelong interest in injury prevention. As the director of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Rochester, she has worked to reduce the injury burden on Rochester area children by directing programs in home, traffic, and play safety. She is a member of the AAP section on Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and the Council on Injury and Poison Prevention.

Publications

Journal Articles

Safely Reducing Unnecessary Radiographs in Suspected Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injuries: A Multidisciplinary Developed Algorithm.

Lander S, Obudzinski S, Michels J, Brayer A, D'amore T, Chess M, Cook CP, Wakeman D, Sanders J

Pediatric emergency care.. 2023 July 3 Epub 07/03/2023.

Sustaining the gains: Reducing unnecessary computed tomography scans in pediatric trauma patients.

Mahdi E, Toscano N, Pierson L, Ndikumana E, Ayers B, Chacon A, Brayer A, Chess M, Davis C, Dorman R, Livingston M, Arca M, Wakeman D

Journal of pediatric surgery.. 2023 January 58 (1):111-117. Epub 09/26/2022.

Serious Bacterial Infections in Young Febrile Infants With Positive Urinalysis Results.

Mahajan P, VanBuren JM, Tzimenatos L, Cruz AT, Vitale M, Powell EC, Leetch AN, Pickett ML, Brayer A, Nigrovic LE, Dayan PS, Atabaki SM, Ruddy RM, Rogers AJ, Greenberg R, Alpern ER, Tunik MG, Saunders M, Muenzer J, Levine DA, Hoyle JD, Lillis KG, Gattu R, Crain EF, Borgialli D, Bonsu B, Blumberg S, Anders J, Roosevelt G, Browne LR, Cohen DM, Linakis JG, Jaffe DM, Bennett JE, Schnadower D, Park G, Mistry RD, Glissmeyer EW, Cator A, Bogie A, Quayle KS, Ellison A, Balamuth F, Richards R, Ramilo O, Kuppermann N,

Pediatrics.. 2022 October 1150 (4)Epub 1900 01 01.

A Clinical Prediction Rule to Identify Febrile Infants 60 Days and Younger at Low Risk for Serious Bacterial Infections.

Kuppermann N, Dayan PS, Levine DA, Vitale M, Tzimenatos L, Tunik MG, Saunders M, Ruddy RM, Roosevelt G, Rogers AJ, Powell EC, Nigrovic LE, Muenzer J, Linakis JG, Grisanti K, Jaffe DM, Hoyle JD, Greenberg R, Gattu R, Cruz AT, Crain EF, Cohen DM, Brayer A, Borgialli D, Bonsu B, Browne L, Blumberg S, Bennett JE, Atabaki SM, Anders J, Alpern ER, Miller B, Casper TC, Dean JM, Ramilo O, Mahajan P,

JAMA pediatrics.. 2019 April 1173 (4):342-351. Epub 1900 01 01.

Risk of Bacterial Coinfections in Febrile Infants 60 Days Old and Younger with Documented Viral Infections.

Mahajan P, Browne LR, Levine DA, Cohen DM, Gattu R, Linakis JG, Anders J, Borgialli D, Vitale M, Dayan PS, Casper TC, Ramilo O, Kuppermann N,

The Journal of pediatrics.. 2018 December 203 :86-91.e2. Epub 09/06/2018.

Epidemiology of Bacteremia in Febrile Infants Aged 60 Days and Younger.

Powell EC, Mahajan PV, Roosevelt G, Hoyle JD, Gattu R, Cruz AT, Rogers AJ, Atabaki SM, Jaffe DM, Casper TC, Ramilo O, Kuppermann N,

Annals of emergency medicine.. 2018 February 71 (2):211-216. Epub 10/06/2017.

Association of RNA Biosignatures With Bacterial Infections in Febrile Infants Aged 60 Days or Younger.

Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Mejias A, Suarez N, Chaussabel D, Casper TC, Smith B, Alpern ER, Anders J, Atabaki SM, Bennett JE, Blumberg S, Bonsu B, Borgialli D, Brayer A, Browne L, Cohen DM, Crain EF, Cruz AT, Dayan PS, Gattu R, Greenberg R, Hoyle JD, Jaffe DM, Levine DA, Lillis K, Linakis JG, Muenzer J, Nigrovic LE, Powell EC, Rogers AJ, Roosevelt G, Ruddy RM, Saunders M, Tunik MG, Tzimenatos L, Vitale M, Dean JM, Ramilo O,

JAMA.. 2016 316 (8):846-57. Epub 1900 01 01.

RNA transcriptional biosignature analysis for identifying febrile infants with serious bacterial infections in the emergency department: a feasibility study.

Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Suarez N, Mejias A, Casper C, Dean JM, Ramilo O,

Pediatric emergency care.. 2015 January 31 (1):1-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Invasive meningococcal disease in childhood.

Brayer AF, Humiston SG

Pediatrics in review. 2011 April 32 (4):152-60; quiz 161. Epub 1900 01 01.

Injury prevention for modern dancers: a pilot study of an educational intervention.

Fuhrmann TL, Brayer A, Andrus N, McIntosh S

Journal of community health.. 2010 October 35 (5):527-33. Epub 1900 01 01.

Effectiveness of telemedicine in replacing in-person evaluation for acute childhood illness in office settings.

McConnochie KM, Conners GP, Brayer AF, Goepp J, Herendeen NE, Wood NE, Thomas A, Ahn DS, Roghmann KJ

Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association.. 2006 June 12 (3):308-16. Epub 1900 01 01.

Meningococcal disease, part II: diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis and management

Humiston SG, Brayer AF.

Emergency Medicine Reports. 2006; 27(1).

Differences in diagnosis and treatment using telemedicine versus in-person evaluation of acute illness.

McConnochie KM, Conners GP, Brayer AF, Goepp J, Herendeen NE, Wood NE, Thomas A, Ahn DS, Roghmann KJ

Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association.. 2006 6 (4):187-95; discussion 196-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pertussis in the emergency department

Humiston SG, Brayer AF.

Emergency Medicine Reports. 2005; 26(21).

Meningococcal disease, Part I: epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology and clinical features

Humiston SG, Brayer AF.

Emergency Medicine Reports. 2005; 26(26).

Recalibration of the pediatric risk of admission score using a multi-institutional sample.

Chamberlain JM, Patel KM, Pollack MM, Brayer A, Macias CG, Okada P, Schunk JE,

Annals of emergency medicine.. 2004 April 43 (4):461-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Is care in alternative settings safe for infants with possible serious bacterial infection?

Brayer AF, Conners GP, Kaur T, McConnochie KM

Clinical pediatrics.. 2002 May 41 (4):239-47. Epub 1900 01 01.

Knowledge of concussion guidelines among practitioners caring for children.

Bazarian JJ, Veenema T, Brayer AF, Lee E

Clinical pediatrics.. 2001 April 40 (4):207-12. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatric coin ingestion: an unusual presentation.

Brayer AF, Sciera M, Conners GP

International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology.. 2000 October 1655 (3):211-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Spontaneous passage of coins lodged in the upper esophagus.

Brayer AF, Conners GP, Ochsenschlager DW

International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology.. 1998 June 144 (1):59-61. Epub 1900 01 01.

Accidental ingestion of sustained release calcium channel blockers in children.

Brayer AF, Wax P

Veterinary and human toxicology.. 1998 April 40 (2):104-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Acute arsenic poisoning from ingestion of "snakes".

Brayer AF, Callahan CM, Wax PM

Pediatric emergency care.. 1997 December 13 (6):394-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Duration of hospitalization in previously well infants with respiratory syncytial virus infection.

Green M, Brayer AF, Schenkman KA, Wald ER

The Pediatric infectious disease journal.. 1989 September 8 (9):601-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine (2020)

Chapter: Mushroom Poisoning

Authors: Brayer AF

Publisher: McGraw Hill 2020

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine (2016)

Chapter: Mushroom Poisoning

Authors: Brayer AF, Froula L

Publisher: McGraw Hill, New York 2016

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 7th Edition (2010)

Chapter: Mushroom Poisoning

Authors: Brayer AF, Schneider SM, Cevik AA

Publisher: McGraw Hill Medical 2010

Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 6th edition (2004)

Chapter: Mushroom Poisoning

Authors: Brayer, AF, Schneider, SM

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York 2004

Procedures for Primary Care Pediatricians (2001)

Chapter: Arterial Sampling and Access

Authors: Brayer AF

Publisher: Mosby, St. Louis 2001

Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 5th edition (2000)

Chapter: Mushroom Poisoning

Authors: Schneider SM, Brayer AF

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York 2000

Pediastat (1998)

Chapter: Mushrooms

Authors: Brayer AF, Guenther-Skokan E, Bourlier DM

Publisher: CMC Research, Portland 1998

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Self Assessment and Review, 2nd Edition (1998)

Chapter: Radiation Exposure

Authors: Brayer AF

Publisher: Mosby, St. Louis 1998

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Self Assessment and Review, 2nd edition (1998)

Chapter: Accidental Hypothermia and Frostbite

Authors: Brayer AF

Publisher: Mosby, St. Louis 1998