Edward Lee, MD

  • Hospital Medicine


Dr. Edward Lee obtained his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in the Houston Medical Center. He completed internship and residency at University of California at Los Angeles in 2010. Subsequently, he served as Chief Resident at UCLA in 2010-2011 before joining the Hospitalist Service. He currently serves as Associate Program Director for the UCLA Internal Medicine Residency Training Program. His interests include medical education, medical simulation, and code blue quality improvement. Dr. Lee maintains his board certification in Internal Medicine.




Medical Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010


Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2010


Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2008


MD, Baylor College of Medicine (MD Only), 2007

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



Medical simulation, Cardiac arrest/Resuscitation


1. Lee E , Napolitano J.  Simulation of Neutropenic Fever/Sepsis. MedEdPORTAL; 2011.  

2.  Alluri RK, Tsing P, Lee E, Napolitano J.  A Randomized Controlled Trial of High-Fidelity Simulation vs Lecture-Based education in preclinical medical students.  Medical Teacher; April 21 2015.

3.  Stewart E, Kahn D, Lee E, Simon W, Duncan M, Mosher H, Harris K, Bell J, El-Farra N, Sharpe B.  Internal Medicine note writing attitudes and practices in an electronic health record.  Journal of Hospital Medicine.  2015.

4.  Kahn D, Stewart E, Duncan M, Lee E, Simon W, Lee C, Friedman J, Mosher H, Harris K, Bell J, Sharpe B, El-Farra N.  A Prescription for Note Bloat: An Effective Progress Note Template.  Journal of Hospital Medicine.  Jan 19 2018.

5. Mempin RL, Simon WM, Napolitano JD, Brook RP, Hall OW, Vangala S, Lee ES.  Comparing the Effectiveness of a Hybrid Simulation/Lecture Session versus Simulation Alone in Teaching Crew Resource Management Skills, British Medical Journal of Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning, May 2018.

6.  Do D, Kuo A, Lee E, Mortara D, Elashof D, Hu X, Boyle N.  Usefulness of trends in continuous electrocardiographic telemetry monitoring to predict in-hospital cardiac arrest.  The American Journal of Cardiology.  July 17, 2019.

7.  O’Brien D, Custer A, Lee E, Doughty R.  Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Patients Presenting with SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Incidental Finding or Pathological Process?” Proceedings of UCLA Health.

8. Schwab K, Buhr R, Grossetreuer A, Lee E, Moskowitz A.  Trends in Intubation During In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests: 2001-2018. Critical Care Medicine. June 9 2021.

9. Lee E, Simon W, Napolitano J, Friedman J.  Implementation of a Three Year Internal Medicine Simulation Curriculum – Lessons Learned.  Proceedings of UCLA Healthcare.  Vol 21 (2017).

10. Lee E, Ha E, Yang E, Vorobiof G.  Diagnosis and Management of Valvular Heart Disease. Hospital Medicine Clinics.  Hosp Med Clin 3 (2014) e305–e333. More information see science direct site.

11. Lee E, Napolitano J.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support: sudden cardiac arrest.  Decision support in medicine: Hospital Medicine, 2nd Edition.  2016. 


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