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Riley Brian, MD, MAEd

Riley Brian, MD, MAEd

  • Resident (PGY-4)
  • General Surgery

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Riley Brian, M.D. is currently a general surgery resident with the UCSF Department of Surgery. He attended college at Harvard majoring in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology and minoring in History of Science, followed by medical school at the University of Chicago where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism honor medical societies.

Dr. Brian studies medical and surgical education. His research focuses on optimizing feedback, asynchronous learning, and communication. He is interested in trauma surgery.
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  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • MD
  • 06/2019
  • Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
  • BA
  • Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology
  • 06/2015
    • Evidence-based medicine
    • Medical and surgical education
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    1. Whaley Z, Palenzuela D, Brian R, Golisch KB, Jones B, Lucy AT, Alseidi A, Corey B, Halverson AL, Fahey TJ, Merianos D, Mullen JT, Park YS, Petrusa E, Prince H, Pusic M, Wolbrink T, Phitayakorn R. Examining the Mindsets of General Surgery Residents and Faculty. Global Surgical Education. 2023; 1(2). View in PubMed
    2. Zhou C, Edwards A, Brian R, O’Sullivan PS, Shui AM, Cortella A, Alseidi A, Rapp JH, Chern H, Syed SM. Is participation enough? Impact of simulation curriculum structure on performance of basic surgical skills. Global Surgical Education. 2023; 2(1). View in PubMed
    3. Charondo LB, Brian R, Syed S, Chern H, Lager J, Alseidi A, O'Sullivan P, Bayne D. Confronting new challenges: Faculty perceptions of gaps in current laparoscopic curricula in a changing training landscape. Surg Open Sci. 2023 Dec; 16:1-7. View in PubMed
    4. Wile RK, Brian R, Rodriguez N, Chern H, Cruff J, O'Sullivan PS. Home practice for robotic surgery: a randomized controlled trial of a low-cost simulation model. J Robot Surg. 2023 Oct; 17(5):2527-2536. View in PubMed
    5. Brian R, Oh D, Ifuku KA, Sarin A, O'Sullivan P, Chern H. Experience matters for robotic assistance: an analysis of case data. J Robot Surg. 2023 Oct; 17(5):2421-2426. View in PubMed
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