Mersine Alexis Bryan, MD, MPH

Urgent Care, Hospital Medicine

On staff since July 2012

  • Dr. Mersine Bryan completed her bachelor’s degree at Indiana University and her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She received her pediatric residency training at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital. After residency, she practiced as a hospitalist and urgent care physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Based on her clinical experience, she became interested in the quality of care for general pediatric illness that transition across the spectrum of care, from outpatient to inpatient. Dr. Bryan completed General Academic Pediatric Fellowship funded by the National Service Research Award (NRSA) and earned her Masters of Public Health in Health Services at the University of Washington. During her NRSA fellowship, she developed an additional interest in the quality of health information online and how pediatricians can expand their sphere of influence to provide high quality health information to families. She received the Academic Pediatric Association Young Investigator Award to pursue a project to understand how parents and adolescents access health information online. Through the Health Services and Quality of Care Research Fellowship, Dr. Bryan continued to conduct research aimed at maximizing the quality of care for general pediatric illnesses and how to effectively convey this information to families across different modalities. Dr. Bryan is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Hospital Medicine and General Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital.

  • Other Publications

    • Bryan MA, Hofstetter AM, deHart MP, Zhou C, Opel DJ
      Accuracy of Provider-Documented Child Immunization Status at Hospital Presentation for Acute Respiratory Illness.
      30442704 Hospital pediatrics, 2018 Dec. : 8(12)769-777
    • Bryan MA, Gunningham H, Moreno MA
      Content and accuracy of vaccine information on pediatrician blogs.
      29305176 Vaccine, 2018 Jan. 29 : 36(5)765-770
    • Bryan MA, Desai AD, Wilson L, Wright DR, Mangione-Smith R
      Association of Bronchiolitis Clinical Pathway Adherence With Length of Stay and Costs.
      28183732 Pediatrics, 2017 March : 139(3)
    • Bryan MA, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Comstock RD, Rivara F, Seattle Sports Concussion Research Collaborative.
      Sports- and Recreation-Related Concussions in US Youth.
      27325635 Pediatrics, 2016 July : 138(1)


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Medical/Professional School

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
Public Health, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle


Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle