Anya Edwards, MD, MBA

Title(s)RESIDENT, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address513 Parnassus Avenue, MSB, #001
San Francisco CA 94143
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    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CAMD05/2023Medicine
    Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Stanford, CAMBA06/2013Business Management
    University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CABS/BA06/2007Mathematics & Business/Economics
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    Association for Surgical Education2023Promising Medical Student Award
    UCSF2022Department of Surgery Sub-internship award for Excellence in Scholarship & Research
    UCSF2022Center for Healthcare Value Blue Ribbon Award for High-Value Care
    UCSF2021Department of Surgery Tom K. Hunt Memorial Yearlong Research in General Surgery Fellowship
    Association for Surgical Education Foundation (ASEF)2021Platinum Research Grant
    UCSF2021Dean’s Commendation for Exceptional Volunteerism & Community Service
    UCSF Department of Surgery Research Symposium2021Best Presentation

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    Anya Edwards (Greenberg) is a general surgery resident at UCSF. She completed her undergraduate studies at UCLA where she majored in Mathematics and Business/Economics. She started her career as a healthcare consultant at Deloitte Consulting before getting her MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and then transitioning to healthcare management roles at UCSF Health.

    She subsequently completed a pre-medical post-baccalaureate program at the University of Southern California and attended medical school at UCSF. She graduated with an MD with distinction after pursuing a year of research focused on surgical education, disparities in surgery, and surgical outcomes. She is interested in health services research and aspires to pursue a career as an academic surgeon.

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    1. An At-Home Laparoscopic Curriculum for Junior Residents in Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Urology. MedEdPORTAL. 2024; 20:11405. Brian R, Bayne D, Ito T, Lager J, Edwards A, Kumar S, Soriano I, O'Sullivan P, Varas J, Chern H. PMID: 38957528; PMCID: PMC11219092.
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    2. Identifying Novel Inhibitors of Workplace Support and the Importance of Value Congruence and Feeling Valued in General Surgery Residency Training. J Surg Educ. 2024 Jun; 81(6):804-815. Ojute F, Gonzales PA, Berler M, Puente N, Johnston B, Singh D, Edwards A, Lin J, Lebares C, General Surgery Research Collaborative on Resident Wellbeing. PMID: 38658309.
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    3. Investigating First Year Surgery Residents' Expectations of Demand, Control, and Support During Training. J Surg Educ. 2024 Apr; 81(4):474-485. Ojute F, Gonzales PA, Ghadimi TR, Edwards A, van der Schaaf M, Lebares C. PMID: 38388312.
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    4. Investigating Workplace Support and the Importance of Psychological Safety in General Surgery Residency Training. J Surg Educ. 2024 Apr; 81(4):514-524. Ojute F, Gonzales PA, Berler M, Puente N, Johnston B, Singh D, Edwards A, Lin J, Lebares C, General Surgery Research Collaborative on Resident Wellbeing. PMID: 38388307.
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    5. Development of the Cognitive Load Inventory for Surgical Skills: preliminary validity evidence. Global Surgical Education. 2023; 2. Edwards AL, O’Sullivan PS, Rapp JH, Alseidi A, Chern H, Sewell J, Boscardin C, Syed SM. View Publication.
    6. Is participation enough? Impact of simulation curriculum structure on performance of basic surgical skills. Global Surgical Education. 2023; 2:98. Zhou, CJ, Edwards, AL, Brian, R, O’Sullivan, PS, Shui, AM, Cortella, A, Alseidi, A, Rapp, JH, Chern, H, Syed, SM.
    7. Pretransplantation coronavirus disease 2019 vaccination requirements: A matched case-control study of factors associated with waitlist inactivation. Am J Transplant. 2024 Jan; 24(1):134-140. Edwards AL, Tavakol MM, Mello A, Kerney J, Roberts JP. PMID: 37748555.
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    8. Investigating influential factors and mechanisms of surgical resident well-being using social network analysis. Am J Surg. 2024 Feb; 228:45-51. Coopersmith AS, Berler MH, Johnston B, Knutilla L, Edwards AL, Lebares CC, General Surgery Research Collaborative on Resident Wellbeing. PMID: 37722938.
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    9. ASO Visual Abstract: Predicting Severe Complications from Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy-A Data-Driven, Machine Learning Approach to Augment Clinical Judgement. Ann Surg Oncol. 2023 Sep; 30(9):5445-5446. Adam MA, Zhou H, Byrd J, Greenberg AL, Kelly YM, Hall L, Jones HL, Pingpank JF, Lipton ZC, Bartlett DL, Choudry HM. PMID: 37256370.
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    10. Flourishing and the Prioritization of Workplace Elements in General Surgery Residents. J Surg Res. 2023 11; 291:488-495. Nguyen ET, Berler MH, Gonzales PA, Greenberg AL, Lebares CC, General Surgery Research Collaborative on Resident Wellbeing. PMID: 37536190.
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    11. Predicting Severe Complications from Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: A Data-Driven, Machine Learning Approach to Augment Clinical Judgment. Ann Surg Oncol. 2023 Sep; 30(9):5433-5442. Adam MA, Zhou H, Byrd J, Greenberg AL, Kelly YM, Hall L, Jones HL, Pingpank JF, Lipton ZC, Bartlett DL, Choudry HM. PMID: 37266808.
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    12. ASO Author Reflections: Augmenting Clinical Decision-Making Around Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Through Traditional and Machine Learning Algorithms. Ann Surg Oncol. 2023 09; 30(9):5443-5444. Greenberg AL, Bartlett DL, Choudry HM, Adam MA. PMID: 37266807.
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    13. Operationalizing the Culture of Burnout and Well-Being: Multicenter Study of Value Congruence and Flourishing in General Surgery Residency. J Am Coll Surg. 2023 09 01; 237(3):397-407. Cevallos JR, Gonzales PA, Berler MH, Greenberg AL, Lebares CC, General Surgery Research Collaborative on Resident Well-being. PMID: 37255219.
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    14. Difficult or high risk? Objective task assessment vs. faculty perceptions of surgical skills. Global Surgical Education. 2023; 50(2). Greenberg AL, Barnes KE, Karimzada MM, Huang CY, Alseidi A, Rapp JH, O’Sullivan PS, Chern H, Syed SM. View Publication.
    15. Exploring the complexity and spectrum of racial/ethnic disparities in colon cancer management. Int J Equity Health. 2023 04 14; 22(1):68. Greenberg AL, Brand NR, Zambeli-Ljepovic A, Barnes KE, Chiou SH, Rhoads KF, Adam MA, Sarin A. PMID: 37060065; PMCID: PMC10105474.
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    16. Faculty Entrustment of Residents in the Operating Room: The Role for Surgical Simulation. Global Surgical Education. 2023; (2). Greenberg AL, Barnes K, Syed S, Rapp J, Alseidi A, O’Sullivan P, Chern H. View Publication.
    17. Beyond watching: Harnessing laparoscopy to increase medical students' engagement with robotic procedures. Am J Surg. 2023 07; 226(1):143-144. Barnes KE, Brian R, Greenberg AL, Watanaskul S, Kim EK, O'Sullivan PS, Chern H. PMID: 36858867.
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    18. Robotic training for medical students: feasibility of a pilot simulation curriculum. J Robot Surg. 2023 Jun; 17(3):1029-1038. Greenberg AL, Syed SM, Alseidi A, O'Sullivan PS, Chern H. PMID: 36472723; PMCID: PMC10209258.
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    19. Outcomes of Early Versus Late Tracheostomy in Patients With COVID-19: A Multinational Cohort Study. Crit Care Explor. 2022 Nov; 4(11):e0796. Harrell Shreckengost CS, Foianini JE, Moron Encinas KM, Tola Guarachi H, Abril K, Amin D, Berkowitz D, Castater CA, Douglas JM, Grant AA, Khullar OV, Lane AN, Lin A, Niroula A, Nizam A, Rashied A, Reitz AW, Roser SM, Spychalski J, Arap SS, Bento RF, Ciaralo PPD, Imamura R, Kowalski LP, Mahmoud A, Mariani AW, Menegozzo CAM, Minamoto H, Montenegro FLM, Pêgo-Fernandes PM, Santos J, Utiyama EM, Sreedharan JK, Kalchiem-Dekel O, Nguyen J, Dhamsania RK, Allen K, Modzik A, Pathak V, White C, Blas J, Talal El-Abur I, Tirado G, Yánez Benítez C, Weiser TG, Barry M, Boeck M, Farrell M, Greenberg A, Miller P, Park P, Camazine M, Dillon D, Smith RN. PMID: 36440062; PMCID: PMC9681622.
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    20. Association between adherence to the American Cancer Society Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines and stool frequency among colon cancer survivors: a cohort study. J Cancer Surviv. 2023 06; 17(3):836-847. Greenberg AL, Tolstykh IV, Van Loon K, Laffan A, Stanfield D, Steiding P, Kenfield SA, Chan JM, Atreya CE, Piawah S, Kidder W, Venook AP, Van Blarigan EL, Varma MG. PMID: 36335220; PMCID: PMC10209241.
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    21. Communicating from a Distance: Medical Student Perspectives from a Robotic Bedside Assist Simulation. Global Surgical Education. 2022; (1). Greenberg AL, Syed S, Alseidi A, O'Sullivan P, Chern H. View Publication.
    22. Making the Financial Case for Surgical Resident Well-being: A Scoping Review. Ann Surg. 2023 03 01; 277(3):397-404. Greenberg AL, Doherty DV, Cevallos JR, Tahir P, Lebares CC. PMID: 36124776.
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    23. Association of Distance, Region, and Insurance With Advanced Colon Cancer at Initial Diagnosis. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 09 01; 5(9):e2229954. Brand NR, Greenberg AL, Chiou SH, Adam M, Sarin A. PMID: 36053538; PMCID: PMC9440391.
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    24. Assessment of Surgeon Performance of Advanced Open Surgical Skills Using a Microskills-Based Novel Curriculum. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 09 01; 5(9):e2229787. Greenberg AL, Karimzada MM, Brian R, Yap A, Luu HY, Ahmed S, Huang CY, Waits SA, Hirose R, Alseidi A, Rapp JH, O'Sullivan PS, Chern H, Syed SM. PMID: 36053533; PMCID: PMC9440404.
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    25. The General Surgery Residency Experience: A Multicenter Study of Differences in Wellbeing by Race/Ethnicity. Ann Surg Open. 2022 Sep; 3(3):e187. Greenberg AL, Cevallos JR, Ojute FM, Davis DL, Greene WR, Lebares CC. PMID: 37601153; PMCID: PMC10431302.
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    26. Proof-of-concept for intervention to prevent post-operative ileus in patients undergoing ileostomy formation. Perioper Med (Lond). 2022 Jul 12; 11(1):25. Greenberg AL, Kelly YM, Sarin A, Varma MG. PMID: 35818058; PMCID: PMC9275170.
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    27. Mobile application adjunct to the WHO basic emergency care course: a mixed methods study. BMJ Open. 2022 07 07; 12(7):e056763. Tenner AG, Greenberg AL, Nicholaus P, Rose CC, Addo N, Shari CR, Friedman A, George UN, Losak MJ, Mfinanga JA, Sawe HR. PMID: 35798522; PMCID: PMC9263902.
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    28. Characteristics and Procedures Among Adults Discharged to Hospice After Gastrointestinal Tract Surgery in California. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 07 01; 5(7):e2220379. Greenberg AL, Lin JA, Colley A, Finlayson E, Bongiovanni T, Wick EC. PMID: 35793086; PMCID: PMC9260472.
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    29. From Training to Transformation: The Role of Teamwork in System-Level Change. Acad Med. 2022 07 01; 97(7):953-954. Greenberg AL, Kelly YM. PMID: 34524127.
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    30. Well-Being Intervention in General Surgery: Multicenter Study of Program Director and Resident Perspectives. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 08 01; 235(2):217-224. Greenberg AL, Tenzing N, Ghadimi TR, Tilahun MN, Berler MH, Lebares CC, General Surgery Research Collaborative on Resident Well-Being. PMID: 35839396.
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    31. Flourishing as a Guide to Intervention: A National Multicenter Study of General Surgery Residents. Global Surgical Education. 2022; (1). Greenberg AL, Boscardin C, Lebares CC, and the General Surgery Collaborative on Resident Wellbeing. View Publication.
    32. Emotional Regulation in Surgery: Fostering Well-Being, Performance, and Leadership. J Surg Res. 2022 09; 277:A25-A35. Greenberg AL, Sullins VF, Donahue TR, Sundaram VM, Saldinger PF, Divino CM, Anton NE, Stefanidis D, Reilly LM, Egan RJ, Beals CKJ, Riall TS, Duh QY, Mukhtar RA, Hirose K, Lebares CC. PMID: 35307162.
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    33. Assessing the role of robotic proctectomy in obese patients: a contemporary NSQIP analysis. J Robot Surg. 2022 Dec; 16(6):1391-1399. Glencer AC, Lin JA, Trang K, Greenberg A, Kirkwood KS, Adam MA, Sarin A. PMID: 35147841; PMCID: PMC9365884.
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    34. Validity evidence for flourishing as a measure of global wellbeing: a national multicenter study of academic general surgery residents. Global Surgical Education. 2022; (1). Lebares CC, Greenberg AL, Gonzales PA, Boscardin CK, and the General Surgery Collaborative on Resident Wellbeing. View Publication.
    35. Risk factors and outcomes associated with postoperative ileus following ileostomy formation: a retrospective study. Perioper Med (Lond). 2021 Dec 13; 10(1):55. Greenberg AL, Kelly YM, McKay RE, Varma MG, Sarin A. PMID: 34895339; PMCID: PMC8667388.
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    36. Surgical Trainee Well-Being: A Synergy of Individual and System-Level Interventions. Acad Med. 2021 11 01; 96(11S):S184-S185. Greenberg AL, Collins CR, Rosser ML, Ascher NL, O'Sullivan PS, Reilly LM, Lebares CC. PMID: 34705683.
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    37. Flourishing as a Measure of Global Well-being in First Year Residents: A Pilot Longitudinal Cohort Study. J Med Educ Curric Dev. 2021 Jan-Dec; 8:23821205211020758. Lebares CC, Greenberg AL, Shui A, Boscardin C, van der Schaaf M. PMID: 34104793; PMCID: PMC8170288.
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    38. Reaching further: Lessons from the implementation of the WHO Basic Emergency Care Course Companion App in Tanzania. Afr J Emerg Med. 2021 Jun; 11(2):325-330. Greenberg AL, Rose CC, Nicholaus P, Mfinanga JA, Sawe HR, Tenner AG. PMID: 34012767; PMCID: PMC8113840.
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    39. Appendiceal neurofibroma in a patient with neurofibromatosis 1 and recurrent abdominal infections from ventriculoperitoneal shunt: a case report. J Surg Case Rep. 2021 Apr; 2021(4):rjab115. Greenberg AL, Choi WT, Shaked O, Lee AT, Berrahou IK, Jacques LG, Lebares CC. PMID: 33898000; PMCID: PMC8055177.
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    40. Emergency general surgery utilization and disparities during COVID-19: an interrupted time-series analysis. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2021; 6(1):e000679. Greenberg AL, Schwartz H, Collins CR, Kelly YM, Mackersie R, Mourad M, Roberts JP, Bongiovanni T. PMID: 34192165; PMCID: PMC7977078.
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    41. Patient Perceptions on Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing Low-acuity Surgery During COVID-19 Pandemic. J Surg Res. 2021 08; 264:30-36. Johnson CL, Schwartz H, Greenberg A, Hernandez S, Nnamani Silva ON, Wong LE, Martins DB, Broering JM, Kumar SB, Bongiovanni T, Wick EC, Roman SA. PMID: 33744775; PMCID: PMC7867400.
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    42. Exploration of Individual and System-Level Well-being Initiatives at an Academic Surgical Residency Program: A Mixed-Methods Study. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 01 04; 4(1):e2032676. Lebares CC, Greenberg AL, Ascher NL, Delucchi KL, Reilly LM, van der Schaaf M, Baathe F, O'Sullivan P, Isaksson Rø K. PMID: 33404621; PMCID: PMC7788470.
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    43. Overuse of Respiratory Viral Panels: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 10 01; 180(10):1373-1374. Greenberg A, Barish P, Hoffman A. PMID: 32865562.
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    44. Emergency Blood Drives During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A New Model of Collaboration among UCSF Leadership, Medical Students, and a Community Partner. NEJM Catalyst. 2020. Greenberg AL, Schwartz H, Hooks N, Lowell C, Roberts J. View Publication.
    45. It All Just Clicks: Development of an Inpatient E-Consult Program. J Hosp Med. 2017 05; 12(5):332-334. Najafi N, Harrison JD, Duong J, Greenberg A, Cheng HQ. PMID: 28459902.
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