Courtney Lee, MD, MPH is an internist at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and General Internal Medicine Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Her broad research interests are at the intersections of health disparities, inpatient care utilization, social determinants of health, performance metrics for hospitals, and alternate payment models. Her current projects are focused on evaluating Medicaid rebalancing programs that transition institutionalized persons back to the community, understanding provider sentiment in clinical notes, and evaluating quality metrics of inpatient psychiatric hospitals.
At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she earned her Bachelor of science in Biology, Doctor of medicine, and Master of public health in public health leadership and prevention. During that time, she was awarded American Medical Association’s Physicians of Tomorrow for her leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion within the undergraduate medical education curricula. Dr. Lee completed her residency in internal medicine with a focus in health care leadership at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital.