Ryan is a pediatrician and Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University's Division of General Pediatrics. While at The Primary School he continues to care for patients and teach pediatric residents and medical students at Gardner Packard Children's Health Center. Prior to medical school, Ryan spent years engaged in health policy work at Avalere in Washington DC and then helped launch the Center for Medical Technology Policy. He focuses on projects that integrate systems of care and promote models that ensure high quality care is accessible to all children.
Ryan graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Human Biology and earned his MD at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He completed his pediatric residency at UCSF and participated in UCSF's Pediatric Leadership for the Underserved (PLUS) program. He went on to complete a chief resident year at The San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center before joining the pediatric faculty at UCSF.