Dr. Mercurio attended medical school at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University. She subsequently completed a Pediatrics Residency, followed by a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, at Brown University/Hasbro Children's Hospital. During fellowship, she also completed a certificate in clinical and translational research in Public Health at Brown University.
Her research interests include machine learning, pediatric sepsis, clinical practice guideline development, and simulation education. She is a post-doctoral researcher in the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Brown University. She was awarded the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Rising Star Fellowship Award for clinical and research excellence in 2019.