Anne F. Brayer, M.D.

Anne F. Brayer, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 655
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-4198
Fax: (585) 473-3516

Professional Bio

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.

Research Bio

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.

Awards & Honors (National)

Scholarship to attend the AAP Legislative Conference | American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Emergency Medicine | Wahsington DC 2009
Co-author Blue Ribbon Award winning research poster | American Telemedicine Association | 2005 Annual Meeting 2005

Awards & Honors (Local)

Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award | University of Rochester Medical Center 2014
Clinical Teaching Award for Pediatric Services | URMC Dept Emergency Medicine | Rochester 2009 - 2010
Government/Non-Profit Alliance award | Maplewood Neighborhood Association 2005

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 16 available »

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 Jr; 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; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). "Association of RNA biosignatures with bacterial infections in febrile infants aged 60 days and older". JAMA. 2016; 316(8): 846-857.
2011 Apr
Brayer AF, Humiston SG. "Invasive meningococcal disease in childhood." Pediatrics in review. 2011 Apr; 32(4):152-60; quiz 161.
2010 Oct
Fuhrmann TL, Brayer A, Andrus N, McIntosh S. "Injury prevention for modern dancers: a pilot study of an educational intervention." Journal of community health. 2010 Oct; 35(5):527-33.
2006 Jun
McConnochie KM, Conners GP, Brayer AF, Goepp J, Herendeen NE, Wood NE, Thomas A, Ahn DS, Roghmann KJ. "Effectiveness of telemedicine in replacing in-person evaluation for acute childhood illness in office settings." Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association. 2006 Jun; 12(3):308-16.
Humiston SG, Brayer AF. "Meningococcal disease, part II: diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis and management". Emergency Medicine Reports. 2006; 27(1). Link

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Emergency Medicine (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine (SMD)
Professor - Center for Community Health


Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1986
BA | Biology | Amherst College1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh07/01/1987 - 06/30/1989
Internship in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Dental Services, Residency Coordinator07/01/1986 - 06/30/1987