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Anne F. Brayer, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 273-4198

Fax: (585) 473-3516

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics


Professional Background

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.


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.



  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics


BA | Amherst College

MD | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center - GME Office

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1989
Residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

07/01/1986 - 06/30/1987
Internship in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Dental Services, Residency Coordinator

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Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2009 - 2010
Clinical Teaching Award for Pediatric Services
Sponsor: URMC Dept Emergency Medicine
Location: Rochester

Scholarship to attend the AAP Legislative Conference
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Emergency Medicine
Location: Washington DC

Co-author Blue Ribbon Award winning research poster
Sponsor: American Telemedicine Association
Location: 2005 Annual Meeting

Government/Non-Profit Alliance award
Sponsor: Maplewood Neighborhood Association

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Journal Articles

Kuppermann N1, Dayan PS2, Levine DA3, Vitale M4, Tzimenatos L5, Tunik MG3, Saunders M6,7, Ruddy RM8,9, Roosevelt G10, Rogers AJ11, Powell EC12, Nigrovic LE13, Muenzer J14,15, Linakis JG16,17, Grisanti K18, Jaffe DM14, Hoyle JD Jr19,20, Greenberg R21, Gattu R22, Cruz AT23, Crain EF24, Cohen DM25,26, Brayer A27, Borgialli D28,29, Bonsu B25,26, Browne L30, Blumberg S24, Bennett JE31, Atabaki SM32, Anders J33, Alpern ER34,35, Miller B36, Casper TC36, Dean JM36, Ramilo O26,37, Mahajan P38,39; Febrile Infant Work. "A Clinical Prediction Rule to Identify Febrile Infants 60 Days and Younger at Low Risk for Serious Bacterial Infections". JAMA Pediatrics. 2019; : E1 - E10.

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.

Brayer AF, Humiston SG. "Invasive meningococcal disease in childhood." Pediatrics in review. 2011 Apr 0; 32(4):152-60; quiz 161.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Mushroom Poisoning
Book Title: Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine
Author List: Brayer AF, Froula L
Edited By: Judith E. Tintinalli
Published By: McGraw Hill 2016 in New York

Chapter Title: Mushroom Poisoning
Book Title: Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 7th Edition
Author List: Brayer AF, Schneider SM, Cevik AA
Edited By: Judith E. Tintinelli
Published By: McGraw Hill Medical 2010

Chapter Title: Mushroom Poisoning
Book Title: Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 6th edition
Author List: Brayer, AF, Schneider, SM
Edited By: Tintinalli JE, Kelen GD, Strapczynski JS (Eds)
Published By: McGraw-HIll 2004 in New York