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Grace S. Lee, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

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Grace is currently a third year resident in the general surgery program. Her research interests include surgical education, clinical outcomes and medical ethics. Grace plans to pursue a career in academic surgery.

2012 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2008 - 2012 University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, M.D.
2004 - 2008 University of Pennsylvania
Summa Cum Laude, B.A.
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society
2011 – 2012  University of Chicago, Department of Surgery
“Cognitive Task Analysis of Robotic Surgery”
2006 – 2008  University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychology
“Hindbrain AMP-Kinase as a Mediator of Hindbrain Leptin and Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor-Mediated Anorectic Effects”
  1. Hayes MR, Leichner TM, Zhao S, Lee GS, Chowansky A, Zimmer D, De Jonghe BC, Kanoski SE, Grill HJ, Bence KK. Intracellular signals mediating the food intake-suppressive effects of hindbrain glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor activation. Cell Metabolism. March 2011; 13(3): 320-330.
  2. Lee GS, Velleman P, Wainer H. Giving the Finger to Dating Services. Chance. 2008; 21(3): 59-61.
Book Chapters
  1. Lee GS, Sirimanna P, Arora S, Aggarwal R. Simulation. The Oxford Textbook of the Fundamentals of Surgery. In Press 2013.
  2. Lee, G.S., & Olthoff, K.M. (In Press). Liver Transplantation. Retrieved from 
2011 Selected as a Pritzker Chief at the Pritzker School of Medicine
2008 Morris Viteles Award for Outstanding Senior Research



Dr. Grace Lee

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