Jennifer Lee, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health at the Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Lee’s primary focus is in ambulatory clinical operations and quality improvement. She serves as Medical Director for Penn Family Care, which is the largest academic primary care practice at the University of Pennsylvania that serves an active roster of 25,000 patients drawing from historically marginalized communities in West Philadelphia. In this role, she helps to implement and maintain a broad scope of clinical services to promote access and health care equity, as well as connect with other primary care and specialty practices across the health system.
Additionally, Dr. Lee has clinical and educational interests that focus on the care for hospitalized patients and post-hospital continuity of care in the ambulatory environment. She serves as an attending physician on the Inpatient Family Medicine teaching service and oversees the residency Transitions in Care clinic developed to support post-hospital discharge transitions in care. Additionally, she has helped develop a novel curriculum for Transitions in Care focusing on teaching health systems management, hand offs, and discharge planning as an Undergraduate Medical Education initiative at Perelman School of Medicine. She also serves at the Course Director for the Family Medicine Sub-Internship and electives in Family Medicine.
Dr. Lee completed medical school at Boston University, and her residency training in Albany, New York. She joined Penn Medicine as a clinician in 2018 and was appointed as an Assistant Professor in 2021.