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    Sei Lee, MD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address4150 Clement St., Building 1
    San Francisco CA 94143
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      University of California, San FranciscoCert Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research)2005
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      University of Illinois1997Alpha Omega Alpha
      University of Illinois1999King's College (London) Scholarship
      University of Illinois1999Commencement Speaker
      UCSF2008Hartford Foundation Outcomes Research Scholar
      UCSF2009J Gen Internal Med Distinguished Reviewer
      UCSF2010Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence Scholar
      UCSF2010Ann Internal Med Top Grade Reviewer
      National Institute on Aging and the American Federation of Aging Research2011Beeson Scholar in Aging Research
      American Geriatrics Society2012Merck/AGS New Investigator Award
      American Geriatrics Society2012Best Clinical-Decision Making Paper
      American Geriatrics Society2014Outstanding Committee Service Award

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      Sei Lee is an Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and Senior Scholar for the San Francisco VA Quality Scholars fellowship. His research focuses on improving the targeting of preventive interventions in older adults to maximize benefits and minimize harms. Dr. Lee attended medical school at the University of Illinois-Rockford, then moved to UCSF where he completed Primary Care Internal Medicine residency and a Geriatric Medicine fellowship. He also completed the VA Quality Scholars fellowship, receiving advanced training in methodologies related to healthcare quality from the San Francisco VA and obtained a Master’s degree in clinical research from UCSF.

      Dr. Lee joined the Division of Geriatrics faculty in 2007. Dr. Lee’s research examines how a patient’s health status can help individualize preventive and treatment decisions, with a special focus on diabetes care for frail nursing home residents. In his clinical work, Dr. Lee supervises and trains residents, fellows and medical students while providing care for internal medicine and palliative care patients at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Lee is an NIH/American Federation of Aging Research Beeson Scholar, which provides funding for research and training. He also receives research support from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation.

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      1. Lee SJ, Stijacic-Cenzer I, Barnhart C, McClymont K, Steinman MA. Changing Patterns of Glucose-Lowering Medication Use in VA Nursing Home Residents With Diabetes, 2005 to 2011. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2015 Oct 1; 16(10):898.e9-898.e14.
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      2. Lee SJ, Walter LC. Quality indicators for older adults: preventing unintended harms. JAMA. 2011 Oct 5; 306(13):1481-2.
        View in: PubMed PMC3285267
      3. Lee SJ, Boscardin WJ, Stijacic Cenzer I, Huang ES, Rice-Trumble K, Eng C. The risks and benefits of implementing glycemic control guidelines in frail older adults with diabetes mellitus. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Apr; 59(4):666-72.
        View in: PubMed PMC3764989
      4. Lee SJ, Eng C. Goals of glycemic control in frail older patients with diabetes. JAMA. 2011 Apr 6; 305(13):1350-1.
        View in: PubMed PMC3773561
      5. Lee SJ, Steinman MA, Tan EJ. Volunteering, driving status, and mortality in U.S. retirees. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Feb; 59(2):274-80.
        View in: PubMed PMC3089440
      6. Splaine ME, Ogrinc G, Gilman SC, Aron DC, Estrada CA, Rosenthal GE, Lee S, Dittus RS, Batalden PB. The Department of Veterans Affairs National Quality Scholars Fellowship Program: experience from 10 years of training quality scholars. Acad Med. 2009 Dec; 84(12):1741-8.
        View in: PubMed PMC3800745
      7. Lee SJ, Go AS, Lindquist K, Bertenthal D, Covinsky KE. Chronic conditions and mortality among the oldest old. Am J Public Health. 2008 Jul; 98(7):1209-14.
        View in: PubMed PMC2424085
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