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Mignote Yilma, M.D.

Mignote Yilma, M.D.

Resident Research Fellow
General Surgery

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Mignote Yilma, MD is a general surgery resident at UCSF who is currently in her dedicated research years. She is also a National Clinician Scholars Fellow at UCSF, previously known as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and has recently joined Health Affairs as a Health Equity Fellow. Mignote is also pursuing a Master's in Biostatistics and Epidemiology with a focus on implementation science. Her research interests include addressing early barriers to transplantation with a focus on using area-based neighborhood measures of socioeconomic status as well as individual measures of socioeconomic status. She is interested in pursuing a career in abdominal solid organ transplantation.
  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles
  • M.D.
  • 06/2018
  • Stanford University, Palo Alto
  • B.A
  • Human Biology
  • 06/2010
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco
  • Surgical Training
  • 06/2025
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco
  • MSc
  • Master's in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • 06/2023
  •   Award  
      Confired By    
  • National Clinician Scholars Fellow
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • 2021 - 2023
    • Barriers to solid organ transplantation
    • Transplant Equity
    • Social determinants of Health
    • Healthy Equity
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    1. Yilma M, Saxena V, Mehta N. Models to Predict Development or Recurence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) in Patients with Advanced Hepatic Fibrosis. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2022 Jan; 24(1):1-9. View in PubMed
    2. Braun HJ, Mello A, Kothari R, Ku E, Yilma M, Tavakol M, Zhang L, Niemann CU, Ascher NL, Adelmann D. Expedited evaluation for liver transplantation: A critical look at processes and outcomes. Clin Transplant. 2021 Nov 17; e14539. View in PubMed
    3. Yilma M, Hirose R. Equity in kidney transplant allocation - North American perspective. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2021 08 01; 26(4):353-355. View in PubMed
    4. Robinson TE, Goris ML, Moss RB, Tian L, Kan P, Yilma M, McCoy KS, Newman B, de Jong PA, Long FR, Brody AS, Behrje R, Yates DP, Cornfield DN. Mucus plugging, air trapping, and bronchiectasis are important outcome measures in assessing progressive childhood cystic fibrosis lung disease. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 04; 55(4):929-938. View in PubMed
    5. Sho S, Yilma M, Yeh MW, Livhits M, Wu JX, Hoang JK, Sepahdari AR. Prospective Validation of Two 4D-CT-Based Scoring Systems for Prediction of Multigland Disease in Primary Hyperparathyroidism. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Dec; 37(12):2323-2327. View in PubMed


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