Wei Wei Lee, MD, MPH

Assistant Dean of Students
Director of Wellness Programs

As the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Wellness Programs, Dr. Lee directs the Wellness Programs, oversees the Free Clinic experiences for students and helps to direct career advising and mentoring programs.  Her work encourages students to reflect on their journey through medical training and empowers students to care for themselves in order to serve their patients and communities.

Dr. Lee is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center. She joined the faculty at the University of Chicago in 2010 and completed the MERITS Medical Education Faculty Fellowship.  She serves as a Core Faculty member and Assistant Director for Ambulatory Education for the Internal Medicine Residency program. She was selected as an Associate Junior Faculty Scholar for The University of Chicago’s Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence in 2012 in recognition of her dedication to improving the patient-doctor relationship.  Dr. Lee’s academic interests are focused on patient-centered strategies to improve patient-doctor communication, and developing interventions to improve physician wellness and resiliency.