Brittany Traylor, Pharm.D., BCPS

Current Title(s):

  • Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Clinical Professor, UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy

At UC Davis Medical Center since: 2012

Program Director since: 2014


  • Pharm.D., The University of Arizona, 2010
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, The University of Arizona Medical Center, 2011
  • PGY-2 Emergency Medicine Residency, The University of Arizona Medical Center, 2012

Professional Biography

Dr. Brittany Traylor is the director for the PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency and preceptor for both PGY1 acute care residents and UCSF pharmacy students in the emergency department. Dr. Traylor joined the UCDMC team in 2012 following her PGY2 training at The University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona in emergency medicine. Dr. Traylor is currently responsible for the oversight of planning, implementing and management of clinical pharmacy practice in the emergency department, assuring efficient and effective clinical services among ED pharmacists, residents, and students.

In addition to her responsibilities in the ED at UCDMC, she has since obtained faculty positions at UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy as a Health Sciences Assistant Professor.  In 2013, Dr. Traylor was recognized by her colleagues by being awarded the Pharmacy Service Excellence Award.

Selected Publications

Richards JR, et al.  Treatment of ethanol poisoning and associated hypoventilation with doxapram. Am J Emerg Med. Online.

Bissig D, Manjunath R, Traylor BR, Richman DP, Ng KL. Acute stroke despite dabigatran anticoagulation treated with idarucizumab and intravenous tissue plasminogen activator. J Stroke Cerebrovac Dis, 2017 Jun: 26(6);e102-e104.

Traylor BR, Patanwala AE, Sakles JC, and Erstad BL. Under-dosing of etomidate for rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department. Current Drug Safety. 2013;8(3):1-4.

Watt JM, Amini A, Traylor BR, Amini R, Sakles JC, and Patanwala AE. Effect of paralytic type on time to post-intubation sedative use in the emergency department. Emerg Med J. 2012;0:1-3.

Traylor BR. Thoughts from a Resident” from Chapter 8, After Residency: Determining Career Direction in Resident Survival Guide. Murphy JE, ed. American College of Clinical Pharmacy; 2011.

Traylor BR, Wheatley CM, Skrentny TT Jr, Foxx-Lupo WT, Phan H, Patanwala AE, Morgan WJ, Daines CL, Sprissler R, and Snyder EM. Influence of genetic variation of the b-2 adrenergic receptor on lung diffusion in patients with cystic fibrosis. Pulm Pharmacol. 2011;24(5):610-6.