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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, San Francisco, San Francisco
  • Surgical Training
  • 06/2025
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco
  • MSc
  • Master's in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • 06/2023
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles
  • M.D.
  • 06/2018
  • Stanford University, Palo Alto
  • B.A
  • Human Biology
  • 06/2010
  •   Award  
      Confired By    
  • Emerging Liver Scholar
  • 2022
  • CTSI Spring 2022 Resident Research Funding Award
  • UCSF
  • 2022
  • Diverse Surgeons Initiative
  • The Society of Black Academic Surgeons
  • 2022
  • 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. Lin JJ, Conroy PC, Romero-Hernandez F, Yilma M, Feng J, Hirose K, Nakakura E, Maker AV, Corvera C, Kirkwood K, Alseidi A, Adam MA. Hypertension Requiring Medication Use: a Silent Predictor of Poor Outcomes After Pancreaticoduodenectomy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2023 02; 27(2):328-336. View in PubMed
    2. Miller PN, Romero-Hernandez F, Conroy P, Calthorpe L, Yilma M, Mohamedaly S, Kelly YM, Feng J, Hirose K, Kirkwood K, Maker AV, Corvera C, Nakakura E, Alseidi A, Adam MA. Hand-Assisted Versus Pure Minimally-Invasive Distal Pancreatectomy: Is There a Downside to Lending a Hand? World J Surg. 2023 Mar; 47(3):750-758. View in PubMed
    3. 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
    4. 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. 2022 03; 36(3):e14539. View in PubMed
    5. 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
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