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Jay H. Lee, MD

Assistant Professor, Westwood Family Health Ctr. Team Leader


 

 

Westwood Family Health Center

4320 West Alaska Place

Denver, CO 80219

 

720-956-2900 Office

 

jay.lee@dhha.org

 
 
 
 
ABOUT ME:

I grew up in Southern California and went to medical school in Manhattan.  Denver is a happy medium, where one can balance work with play.  Non-work interests include club Ultimate Frisbee, telemark skiing, and world travel.  My wife and I enjoy taking Samba (our dog) on hikes in the Colorado wilderness.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

I dabble in research when I find some time.  My interests include residency education, practice improvement, and quality measures.  I enjoy going to conferences, especially in exotic locales such as Puerto Rico and Montreal.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

I am Team Leader at the Westwood Family Health Center, which is one of the community health centers affiliated with Denver Health.  I enjoy working with a mainly Latino population and the urban poor.  The mission to serve the vulnerable and needy motivates me to be a great family physician.

I am Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado.  I supervise residents in the hospital (the Adult Family Medicine service and the L&D) and precept in the clinic (the Lowry Family Health Center).  I also give lectures during the Wednesday afternoon didactics and run the monthly resident Journal Club.  I enjoy working with residents and teaching; it is like going back to school!

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: 

  • American Academy of Family Practice
  • National Health Service Corps, Ambassador
  • North American Primary Care Research Group
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Ultimate Players Association
PUBLICATIONS AND GREY LITERATURE:
  1. Lee JH & Jafek BW.  “Antimicrobial Therapy in Otolaryngology”.  In Jafek BW and Murrow BW, eds: ENT Secrets, 2nd ed.  Philadelphia, Hanley and Balfus, 2001, p. 219-225.
  2. Lee JH.  Chlamydia.  PEPID Primary Care Plus.  Skokie, IL: PEPID.  April, 2005.  (http://www.pepidonline.com/Main.aspx).
  3. Loomis L, Lee JH, Tweed E, Fashner J.  What is appropriate fetal surveillance for women with diet-controlled gestational diabetes?  Journal of Family Practice.  March, 2006.  55(3):238-240.
  4. Lee JH.  Mitral Regurgitation.  PEPID Primary Care Plus.  Skokie, IL: PEPID.  March, 2006.  (http://www.pepidonline.com/Main.aspx).
  5. Silva R, Lee JH, Tweed E, Paulson CP.  Is guaifenesin safe during pregnancy?  Journal of Family Practice. August, 2007.  56(8): 669-70.