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Jessica R. Lee, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:



419 W. Redwood St, Suite 620, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Education and Training

Undergraduate: New York University, BA, Broadcast Journalism, Anthropology, 2004-2007

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, MD, 2011-2015

Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Maryland Hospital for Children, 2015-2019


Dr. Jessica Lee joined the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2019 after completing her combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She currently works as a primary care physician seeing adult patients in the clinic and spends short stints caring for hospitalized patients. She also works with students and residents in the clinic and inpatient settings. Dr. Lee enjoys building relationships with her patients to educate them and make them active participants in their health.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Transitional care, pediatric illnesses in adult patients, resiliency, burnout, wellness, transgender medicine

Highlighted Publications

Gu LJ, Xiong XX, Ito T, Lee J, Xu BH, Krams S, Steinberg GK, Zhao H. Moderate hypothermia inhibits brain inflammation and attenuates stroke-induced immunodepression in rats. CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics. 2014 Jan;20(1):67-75. PMID: 23981596

Xiong X, Gu L, Wang Y, Luo Y, Zhang H, Lee J, Krams S, Zhu S, Zhao H. Glycyrrhizin protects against focal cerebral ischemia via inhibition of T cell activity and
HMGB1-mediated mechanisms. Journal of Neuroinflammation. 2016 Sep 8;13(1):241. PMID: 27609334

Lee J, Miller R. Fatigue and Shortness of Breath in an 18-year-old Girl. Pediatrics in Review. 2018 Dec;39(12):614-616. PMID: 30504254