Kimberly Lee, MD, MS
Saal Fellow in Medical Education
Associate Professor in Neonatology, Medical University of South Carolina
Curriculum development in newborn medicine
Kimberly G. Lee, MD, MS, is currently Associate Professor in Neonatologyat Medical University of South Carolina. She received an AB from Calvin College in 1987, and her MD degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1991. Dr. Lee completed her residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital in Boston, and a fellowship in neonatology through the Joint Program in Neonatology (Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) in 1997. In 1996, she received a master's degree in maternal/child health from Harvard School of Public Health. Her interests include parent education, breastfeeding support, and follow-up of high-risk newborns. Dr. Lee's project for the Fellowship in Medical Education involved development of curriculum for the third-year medical student rotations in neonatology. Since completing the fellowship she has received the Children's Hospital Medical Student Education Award, been nominated twice for the Harvard Medical School Prize for Excellence in Teaching, and has been named a Scholar of the Academy at Harvard Medical School. She was certified as a lactation consultant by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners in 2003, developed and implemented an innovative preclinical elective in human lactation for HMS students in 2004, and was named a Fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine in 2005 "for exemplary…scholarship in the field of breastfeeding medicine and human lactation."