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Hillary Braun, M.D., MAS

Hillary Braun, M.D., MAS

  • Chief Resident (PGY-5)
  • General Surgery

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Hillary Braun, MD, MAS, is a general surgery resident at the University of California, San Francisco. Originally from Ohio, Dr. Braun earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University (2010) and attended UCSF for medical school (2016). Dr. Braun is pursuing a career in abdominal solid organ transplantation and will join the abdominal transplant fellowship program at UCSF in 2023.

During her dedicated research time, Dr. Braun earned a Masters in Advanced Studies through UCSF's Training in Clinical Research Program. She was a recipient of the 2019-2021 American College of Surgeons Resident Research Scholarship and worked with transplant surgeons, Drs. Nancy Ascher, Peter Stock, and Ryutaro Hirose, on a variety of clinical and translational projects in liver transplantation, including those examining the ethics of organ allocation, living donor liver transplantation, and gene expression in various types of rejection following liver transplantation.

Dr. Braun has published many peer-reviewed manuscripts in both national and international journals in surgery and transplantation, authored seven book chapters, and has been presenting her research both nationally and internationally since 2013.
  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Residency, General Surgery
  • 06/2023
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • MAS
  • Clinical Research
  • 01/2021
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Internship, General Surgery
  • 06/2017
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • MD
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • 06/2016
  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
  • MA
  • Human Biology
  • 01/2010
  •   Award  
      Confired By    
  • Best in Congress Poster
  • American Transplant Congress
  • 2022
  • Young Investigator Award
  • International Liver Transplantation Society
  • 2022
  • Best Plenary Presentation
  • UCSF Resident Research Day
  • 2021
  • Emerging Liver Scholar Award
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • 2020
  • Resident Research Scholarship
  • American College of Surgeons
  • 2019 - 2021
  • FAVOR T32 Training Grant
  • NIH
  • 2019 - 2021
  • Rising Star Award
  • International Liver Transplantation Society
  • 2018
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • UCSF
  • 2016
  • Alexion Presidential Student Mentor Grant
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • 2015
  • Patricia Numann Medical Student Award
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • 2015
  • Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • 2013
    • Internship- University of California, San Francisco (6/21/16-6/20/17)
    • Residency- University of California, San Francisco (6/21/17-present)
    • liver regeneration
    • living donor liver transplantation
    • organ allocation
    • solid organ transplantation
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    1. Huynh C, Liu I, El Khoury R, Zhou B, Braun H, Conte MS, Hiramoto J. Iliac artery calcification score stratifies mortality risk estimation in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia undergoing revascularization. J Vasc Surg. 2023 Mar 08. View in PubMed
    2. Meier RPH, Kelly Y, Braun H, Maluf D, Freise C, Ascher N, Roberts J, Roll G. Comparison of Biliary Complications Rates After Brain Death, Donation After Circulatory Death, and Living-Donor Liver Transplantation: A Single-Center Cohort Study. Transpl Int. 2022; 35:10855. View in PubMed
    3. Cindy Huynh, Iris Liu, Rym El Khoury, Hillary Braun, Michael Conte, Jade Hiramoto. Addition of the Iliac Artery Calcification Burden Score Improves the Vascular Quality Initiative Mortality Prediction Model in Patients With Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2022 Oct 1; 76(4):e85-e86. View in PubMed
    4. Hillary Braun, Dominic Amara, Arya Zarinsefat, Gyula Szabo, Zoltan Laszik, Peter G Stock, Nancy L Ascher. 411.2: Rejection After Liver Transplantation: What Can We Learn From Transcriptomic Analysis?. Transplantation. 2022 Sep 13; 106(9S):s397-s397. View in PubMed
    5. Matthew Tavakol, Satoshi Ashimine, Hillary Braun, Hayley Cleveland, Zoltan Laszik, John Roberts. P8.146: Early and Late-Onset Cytomegalovirus Infection Following Universal Prophylaxis in Kidney Transplant Recipients: Risk Factors and Outcome. Transplantation. 2022 Sep 13; 106(9S):s628-s628. View in PubMed
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