Kara Faktor, MD, MSc

Title(s)RESIDENT, Surgery
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    Brandeis University, Waltham, MAB.S.05/2014Neuroscience, Biology, Hispanic Studies
    LSHTM, London, UKMSc12/2020Public Health for Development
    DGSOM at UCLA, Los Angeles, CAM.D.06/2021Medicine
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA06/2028General Surgery Residency

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    Kara Faktor, MD, MSc, is a general surgery resident at UCSF. She graduated from Brandeis University with a B.S. in neuroscience, biology and Hispanic studies and received her medical degree from UCLA. During medical school, she spent a year in Rwanda conducting surgical site infection research through a Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship, as well as a year pursuing an MSc in Public Health for Development from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her research interests include local and global surgical equity.
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    1. Impact and Sustainability of Foreign Medical Aid: A Qualitative Study with Honduran Healthcare Providers. Ann Glob Health. 2023; 89(1):17. Faktor KL, Payán DD, Ramirez AJ, May FP. PMID: 36876301; PMCID: PMC9983504.
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    2. Postgraduate Surgical Education in East, Central, and Southern Africa: A Needs Assessment Survey. J Am Coll Surg. 2023 02 01; 236(2):429-435. Elmaraghi S, Min Park K, Rashidian N, Yap A, Faktor K, Ozgediz D, Borgstein E, Bekele A, Alseidi A, Tefera G. PMID: 36218266.
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    3. Global Surgery Opportunities for General Surgery Residents: Are We Making Progress? J Surg Res. 2022 11; 279:436-441. Rosenberg A, Jayaram A, Still M, Hauser B, Dworkin M, Faktor K, Petroze R. PMID: 35841812; PMCID: PMC9750801.
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    4. Strengthening Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostic Capacity in Rural Rwanda: A Feasibility Assessment. Ann Glob Health. 2021; 87(1):78. Umutesi G, Velin L, Muwanguzi M, Faktor K, Mugabo C, Rukundo G, Rucogoza A, Yankurije M, Mazimpaka C, de Dieu Gatete J, Shyirambere C, Hedt-Gauthier B, Riviello R, Mpunga T, Mwikarago EI, Kateera F. PMID: 34430228; PMCID: PMC8344959.
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    5. Surgical Site Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance After Cesarean Section Delivery in Rural Rwanda. Ann Glob Health. 2021; 87(1):77. Velin L, Umutesi G, Riviello R, Muwanguzi M, Bebell LM, Yankurije M, Faktor K, Nkurunziza T, Rukundo G, de Dieu Gatete J, Emil I, Hedt-Gauthier BL, Kateera F. PMID: 34430227; PMCID: PMC8344956.
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