Alison Baskin, MD

Title(s)Resident, Surgery
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    Stanford University, Stanford, CABA06/2015Human Biology
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIMD05/2021
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    University of Michigan2020Rogel Cancer Center Scholarship Recipient
    University of Michigan2021Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
    University of Michigan2021Moses Gunn Student Research Award
    University of Michigan2021C. Gardner Child III Award
    American Medical Women's Association2021Glasgow-Rubin Citation for Academic Achievement

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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.

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    1. Leveraging social media for mentorship in surgery. Surgery. 2023 08; 174(2):395-397. Baskin A, Sosa JA. PMID: 37236894.
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    2. "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. Weidler EM, Suorsa-Johnson KI, Baskin AS, Fagerlin A, Gardner MD, Rutter MM, Schafer-Kalkhoff T, van Leeuwen K, Sandberg DE. PMID: 37087875; PMCID: PMC10268945.
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    3. Langer's arch: An anatomic variant complicating axillary node dissection. Surgery. 2022 08; 172(2):e19-e20. Baskin AS, Wang K, Maker AV. PMID: 35260249.
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    4. Statewide Episode Spending Variation of Mastectomy for Breast Cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 01 01; 234(1):14-23. Hughes TM, Ellsworth B, Berlin NL, Sinco B, Bredbeck B, Baskin A, Wang T, Nathan H, Dossett LA. PMID: 35213456.
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    5. 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. Baskin AS, Mansour AI, Kawakibi AR, Das PJ, Rios AE, Miller J, Cuttitta A, Lahti H, Dossett LA. PMID: 34736128.
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    6. Defining successful outcomes and preferences for clinical management in differences/disorders of sex development: Protocol overview and a qualitative phenomenological study of stakeholders' perspectives. J Pediatr Urol. 2022 02; 18(1):36.e1-36.e17. Suorsa-Johnson KI, Gardner MD, Baskin A, Gruppen LD, Rose A, Rutter MM, Schafer-Kalkhoff T, Stacey D, van Leeuwen KD, Weidler EM, Sandberg DE. PMID: 34876378; PMCID: PMC8983568.
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    7. Incremental Spending Associated with Low-Value Treatments in Older Women with Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 Feb; 29(2):1051-1059. Bredbeck BC, Baskin AS, Wang T, Sinco BR, Berlin NL, Shubeck SP, Mott NM, Greenup RA, Nathan H, Hughes TM, Dossett LA. PMID: 34554342.
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    8. A Health Systems Ethical Framework for De-implementation in Health Care. J Surg Res. 2021 11; 267:151-158. Baskin AS, Wang T, Miller J, Jagsi R, Kerr EA, Dossett LA. PMID: 34153558; PMCID: PMC8678146.
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    9. Cultural Complications Curriculum: Applicability to Surgical Oncology Programs and Practices. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Aug; 28(8):4088-4092. Baskin AS, Dossett LA, Harris CA. PMID: 34106386; PMCID: PMC8188763.
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    10. Variations in Persistent Use of Low-Value Breast Cancer Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2021 04 01; 156(4):353-362. Wang T, Bredbeck BC, Sinco B, Shubeck S, Baskin AS, Skolarus T, Dossett LA. PMID: 33533894; PMCID: PMC7859877.
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    11. Trends in Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Utilization for Small Unilateral Breast Cancer. J Surg Res. 2021 06; 262:71-84. Baskin AS, Wang T, Bredbeck BC, Sinco BR, Berlin NL, Dossett LA. PMID: 33548676; PMCID: PMC8043987.
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    12. Scope and Characteristics of Choosing Wisely in Cancer Care Recommendations by Professional Societies. JAMA Oncol. 2020 09 01; 6(9):1463-1465. Baskin AS, Wang T, Berlin NL, Skolarus TA, Dossett LA. PMID: 32701128; PMCID: PMC7378871.
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    13. Deimplementation of the Choosing Wisely Recommendations for Low-Value Breast Cancer Surgery: A Systematic Review. JAMA Surg. 2020 08 01; 155(8):759-770. Wang T, Baskin AS, Dossett LA. PMID: 32492121; PMCID: PMC10185302.
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    14. Gaps in Online Breast Cancer Treatment Information for Older Women. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Feb; 28(2):950-957. Baskin AS, Wang T, Mott NM, Hawley ST, Jagsi R, Dossett LA. PMID: 32734367; PMCID: PMC7855402.
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    15. Trends in Breast Cancer Treatment De-Implementation in Older Patients with Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer: A Mixed Methods Study. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Feb; 28(2):902-913. Wang T, Baskin A, Miller J, Metz A, Matusko N, Hughes T, Sabel M, Jeruss JS, Dossett LA. PMID: 32651693; PMCID: PMC7796859.
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    16. Sleep Patterns and Quality Among Inpatients Recovering From Elective Surgery: A Mixed-Method Study. J Surg Res. 2020 10; 254:268-274. Mouch CA, Baskin AS, Yearling R, Miller J, Dossett LA. PMID: 32480071.
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    17. Chronic mirabegron treatment increases human brown fat, HDL cholesterol, and insulin sensitivity. J Clin Invest. 2020 05 01; 130(5):2209-2219. O'Mara AE, Johnson JW, Linderman JD, Brychta RJ, McGehee S, Fletcher LA, Fink YA, Kapuria D, Cassimatis TM, Kelsey N, Cero C, Sater ZA, Piccinini F, Baskin AS, Leitner BP, Cai H, Millo CM, Dieckmann W, Walter M, Javitt NB, Rotman Y, Walter PJ, Ader M, Bergman RN, Herscovitch P, Chen KY, Cypess AM. PMID: 31961826; PMCID: PMC7190915.
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    18. Regulation of Human Adipose Tissue Activation, Gallbladder Size, and Bile Acid Metabolism by a β3-Adrenergic Receptor Agonist. Diabetes. 2018 10; 67(10):2113-2125. Baskin AS, Linderman JD, Brychta RJ, McGehee S, Anflick-Chames E, Cero C, Johnson JW, O'Mara AE, Fletcher LA, Leitner BP, Duckworth CJ, Huang S, Cai H, Garraffo HM, Millo CM, Dieckmann W, Tolstikov V, Chen EY, Gao F, Narain NR, Kiebish MA, Walter PJ, Herscovitch P, Chen KY, Cypess AM. PMID: 29980535; PMCID: PMC6152342.
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    19. Patient Experiences in Selecting a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan. J Patient Exp. 2018 Jun; 5(2):147-152. Stults CD, Baskin AS, Bundorf MK, Tai-Seale M. PMID: 29978032; PMCID: PMC6022939.
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    20. Mapping of human brown adipose tissue in lean and obese young men. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 08 08; 114(32):8649-8654. Leitner BP, Huang S, Brychta RJ, Duckworth CJ, Baskin AS, McGehee S, Tal I, Dieckmann W, Gupta G, Kolodny GM, Pacak K, Herscovitch P, Cypess AM, Chen KY. PMID: 28739898; PMCID: PMC5559032.
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