Joshua Lee, MD

Joshua Lee, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief Medical Information Officer, UCSD Medical Center

Contact Information

Location: Division of Hospital Medicine
University of California, San Diego
200 W Arbor Drive, #8485
San Diego, CA 92103

Education

1995 - MD - University of California at San Francisco
1988 - AB - Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

Research Interests

  • Use of computerized order entry to improve the safety of medication ordering
  • Improvement in patient safety at the time of discharge from an inpatient hospital setting.
  • Patient level clinical outcomes resultant from informatics innovations.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Lecturer on Informatics, Clinical Research Enhancement through Supplemental Training, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine (Graduate Division)
  • Course Director: LHCO 203 Using and Managing Information Technologies, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine(Graduate Division)
  • PACE Program (Current Concepts in the Electronic Medical Record)
  • Inpatient ward attending responsible for housestaff and medical student education and supervision.

Awards and Honors

  • 2008 San Diego’s Top Doctors 2008, San Diego Magazine
  • 2007 Medical Students’ Teaching Award, UCSD Medical Center Department of Medicine
  • 2006 Medical Students’ Teaching Award, UCSD Medical Center Department of Medicine
  • 2005 Chief Residents’ Teaching Award, UCSD Medical Center Department of Medicine
  • 2003 Dartmouth Medical School Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Care and Teaching
  • 2001 David E. Rogers Junior Faculty Award for Outstanding Educational Presentation, Society of General Internal Medicine
  • 2000 Excellence in Clinical Science Teaching Award, Dartmouth Medical School
  • 1996 Dunne Award, Achievement in Internship, Brigham / Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • 1995 Alpha Omega Alpha, University of California at San Francisco Finalist, Gold Headed Cane Society, UCSF;

Bibliography:

Book Chapters

  1. Chertow G and Lee J. “Management of Hospitalized Patient on Dialysis.” In Hospital Medicine, Wachter RM, Goldman L and Hollander, H Eds. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2000.
  2. Lee J. “Electronic Health Records.” In: Pharmacy Informatics, Philip O. Anderson, Susan M. McGuinness, and Philip E. Bourne, eds. Taylor and Francis, 2009

Articles

  1. Komaroff AL, Wang SP, Lee, J and Grayston JT. No association of chronic Chlamydia pneumoniae infection with chronic fatigue syndrome. J Infect Dis 1992; 165 (1): 184.
  2. Bates DW, Schmitt W, Buchwald D, Ware NC, Lee J, Thoyer E, Kornish RJ, and Komaroff AL. Prevalence of fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome in a primary care practice. Arch Int Med 1993; 153(24):2759-65.
  3. Bates DW, Buchwald D, Lee J, Kith P, Doolittle DH, Umali P and Komaroff AL. A comparison of case definitions of chronic fatigue syndrome. Clin Infect Dis 1994; Suppl 1:S11-5.
  4. Komaroff AL, Fagioli LR, Geiger AM, Doolittle TH, Lee J, Kornish RJ, Gleit MA and Guerriero RT. An examination of the working case definition of chronic fatigue syndrome. Am J Med 1996; 100(1):56-64.
  5. Bates DW, Teich JM, Lee J, Seger DL, Kuperman GJ, Ma’aluf N, Boyle D and L Leape. The impact of computerized physician order entry on medication error prevention. J Am Med Informatics Assoc 1999; 6(4):313-21.
  6. Chertow G and Lee J. “Management of Hospitalized Patient on Dialysis.” In Hospital Medicine, Wachter RM, Goldman L and Hollander, H Eds. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2000.
  7. Honigman B, Lee J, Rothschild J, Light P, Pulling R, Yu T and Bates DW. Using Computerized Data to Identify Adverse Drug Events in Outpatients. J Am Medical Informatics Assoc 2001; 8(3):254-66.
  8. Chertow G, MD, MPH, Lee J, MD, Kuperman GJ, MD, Burdick E, Horsky J, Seger D, Lee R, Mekala A, Song J, Ko J, MD, Komaroff, AL, Bates, DW MD. Guided Medication Dosing for Inpatients with Renal Insufficiency: Results of a Crossover Trial. JAMA, 2001; 286 (22): 2839-44.
  9. Birkmeyer, C, Lee J, Bates DW, Birkmeyer J. “Will Electronic Order Entry Reduce Health Care Costs?” Effective Clinical Practice, 2001; 5(2):67-74.
  10. Lurie J, Merrens E, Lee J, Splaine, M . An Approach to Hospital Quality Improvement. Medicine Clinics of North America, 2002; 86:25-45.
  11. Brown C, Bailey J, Lee J, Garrett P, Rudman W. “The Pharmacist-Physician Relationship in the Detection of Ambulatory Medical Errors.” Am J Med Sci. 2006 Jan;331(1):22-4
  12. Lee J, Maynard G, Clay B. "Indication-Based Ordering: A New Paradigm for Glycemic Control in Hospitalized Inpatients." Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. May 2008; 2(3):349-56
  13. Maynard G, Lee J, Phillips GW, et al. Improved Inpatient Use of Basal Insulin, Reduced Hypoglycemia, and Improved Glycemic Control: Effect of Structured Subcutaneous Insulin Orders and an Insulin Management Algorithm. J Hosp Med Jan 2009, Vol 4 (1) 3-15.
  14. Maynard G, Morris T, Jenkins I, Stone S, Lee J, Renvall M, Fink E, Schoenhaus R. Optimizing Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism: Prospective Validation of a VTE Risk Assessment Model. Accepted for publication, In Press, J Hosp Med