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Alison Baskin, MD

Alison Baskin, MD

  • Resident (PGY-3) 
  • General Surgery

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Alison S. Baskin, M.D. is currently a general surgery resident with the UCSF Department of Surgery. She completed her undergraduate studies at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a minor in Economics, followed by medical school at the University of Michigan where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Baskin engaged in research at the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases during a two-year research fellowship where she studied the metabolic implications of brown adipose tissue in human adults. During medical school, she investigated the factors influencing the reduction of low value cancer surgeries.

Dr. Baskin was a recipient of the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center Scholarship to support her medical education and research. She received the C. Gardner Child III Award, Moses Gunn Student Research Award, and Glasgow-Rubin Citation for Academic Achievement. She has presented her work at major general surgery conferences, including the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Academic Surgical Congress, and Moses Gunn Research Symposium.
  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • MD
  • 05/2021
  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • BA
  • Human Biology
  • 06/2015
  •   Award  
      Confired By    
  • Glasgow-Rubin Citation for Academic Achievement
  • American Medical Women's Association
  • 2021
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • University of Michigan
  • 2021
  • C. Gardner Child III Award
  • University of Michigan
  • 2021
  • Moses Gunn Student Research Award
  • University of Michigan
  • 2021
  • Rogel Cancer Center Scholarship Recipient
  • University of Michigan
  • 2020
    • Health Services Research
    • Decision-making
    • Cancer Care
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    1. Baskin A, Sosa JA. Leveraging social media for mentorship in surgery. Surgery. 2023 08; 174(2):395-397. View in PubMed
    2. Weidler EM, Suorsa-Johnson KI, Baskin AS, Fagerlin A, Gardner MD, Rutter MM, Schafer-Kalkhoff T, van Leeuwen K, Sandberg DE. "It became easier once I knew": Stakeholder perspectives for educating children and teenagers about their difference of sex development. Patient Educ Couns. 2023 08; 113:107763. View in PubMed
    3. Baskin AS, Wang K, Maker AV. Langer's arch: An anatomic variant complicating axillary node dissection. Surgery. 2022 08; 172(2):e19-e20. View in PubMed
    4. Hughes TM, Ellsworth B, Berlin NL, Sinco B, Bredbeck B, Baskin A, Wang T, Nathan H, Dossett LA. Statewide Episode Spending Variation of Mastectomy for Breast Cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 01 01; 234(1):14-23. View in PubMed
    5. Baskin AS, Mansour AI, Kawakibi AR, Das PJ, Rios AE, Miller J, Cuttitta A, Lahti H, Dossett LA. Perceived Barriers to the De-implementation of Routine Preoperative History & Physicals Preceding Low-Risk Ambulatory Procedures: A Qualitative Study of Surgeon Perspectives. J Surg Res. 2022 02; 270:359-368. View in PubMed
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