Dr. Lee graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and earned her medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern. Her research and clinical interests include hospital-based medicine, quality improvement, medical education, and patient-centered care. Dr. Lee’s interests outside of medicine include her family, fitness, and outdoor activities.


Medical School
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2015)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016), Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Quality Improvement


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Fundamental relationship between operon organization and gene expression.
Lim HN, Lee Y, Hussein R, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2011 Jun 108 26 10626-31

Honors & Awards

  • Doris B. Maxwell M.D. Prize for Excellence in Surgery
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2015)
  • Departmental Citation
    University of California, Berkeley (2008)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Texas Medical Association (2019)