John Junyoung Lee, MD

John Junyoung Lee, MD

John was born in Seoul, Korea, and he has been slowly moving East ever since. He grew up in Southern and Northern California, where he received his undergraduate degree in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. GO BEARS! He then completed medical school at Chicago Medical School, where he quickly learned that yellow snow is bad. He completed his internship in Chicago and finally finished his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Miami–Holy Cross Hospital in Florida. John loves to hang out with his family and his friends, who are like family. He would like to use his new-found fame as a blogger to shamelessly humble brag about his sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Phillip Kim, as they spent countless hours and their Ivy League education editing his personal statements and essays: “Look guys, I made it!”

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November 3rd, 2017

Uncuffing Medicine from Guidelines

During my first Cardiology fellowship interview, Dr. Schevchuck, one of the cardiologists on the admissions committee, opened the interview with the following question: “Guess how many guidelines there are in the United States?” If you are reading this and you are planning on applying to a cardiology fellowship too, I have done some homework for you. […]


September 18th, 2017

Beast Mode Is Back! When Actions Speak Louder

Cal Football I bleed blue and gold. No, I am not talking about Michigan, West Virginia, or Notre Dame. I am definitely not talking about UCLA Bruins (by the way, UCLA fans, a bruin is a brown bear). That’s right — I am a die-hard Cal Bears fan. Thanks to Cal football, and particularly to legendary Marshawn […]


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