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.