Kidist Yimam, MD
Dr. Kidist K. Yimam is a Transplant Hepatologist and the Medical Director of California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), San Francisco, CA, Autoimmune Liver Disease (AILD) Program. She is also the Director of CPMC’s Cholangiocarcinoma Program, Director of the Autoimmune Liver Disease Research Fellowship, and serves as a Research Advisor for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.
She is a founding member of the North America Consortium for Autoimmune Liver Diseases (CALiD) and has served as a member of its steering committee. Dr. Yimam is engaged in efforts in promoting healthcare equality locally and nationally in collaboration with the American Liver Foundation where she serves as a member of its medical advisory board.
She is involved in promoting Women’s Health and has served as American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AALSD)’s Women Health Representative for the last 3 years with significant contributions including the formation of the first Women’s Health in Liver Diseases Program at The Liver Meeting which has now become a recurring yearly event at the Liver Meeting main forum. She currently serves as a member of AASLD’s Global Health Outreach and Engagement Committee, and a member of its sub-Saharan Africa working group. Dr. Yimam is dedicated to promoting AASLD’s engagement and collaboration with colleagues in Africa to promote research, education, and improved patient care in the region.