Jessica J. Lee, MD, MPH, is chief resident at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is interested in health care disparities, trauma, and immigrant health.
Dr. Lee received her bachelor's degree in education and sociology/anthropology from Swarthmore College, graduating with high honors. She graduated with honors in her medical degree and her public health degree (with a concentration in urban and immigrant health) from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. Dr. Lee completed her general psychiatry residency at the NYU School of Medicine.
At SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Dr. Lee was elected to the Gold Humanism Society and was class president of the Medical Council. She also was awarded the International Health Elective Award and received psychiatry training at a hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. During medical school, she was a board member for the Physicians for a National Healthcare Program. She is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She also works with the NYU/Bellevue Program for Survivors of Torture to develop and provide clinical services.