Kachiu Lee

Director of Direct Med (BS/MD) Advising at MedSchoolCoach

Dr. Lee specializes in BS/MD admissions and has been working with this unique population of applicants since 2010. After attending a prestigious boarding school for high school, she was accepted into seven combined bachelor-medical degree programs. Northwestern University’s highly selective Honors Program in Medical Education (HPME). She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL with a Bachelors of Arts in Biology. Afterwards, she graduated from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. She then completed a dermatology residency at Brown University, and served as Chief Resident during her final year. She completed her fellowship in Photomedicine, Lasers, and Cosmetics at Massachusetts General Hospital and was a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School. Academically, she has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and lectures internationally on photomedicine and dermatology. She has several research grants supporting her work in developing cutting-edge technologies for treatment of skin cancer.

Dr. Lee also has an interest in medical education, and dedicates time to medical student and resident teaching, serving as an editor to the First Aid (First Aid for the USMLE Step 1, First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS [senior editor], First Aid for USMLE Step 2 CK, and First Aid for the USMLE Step 3 [senior editor]) book series.

Dr. Lee is a board-certified dermatologist, practicing in an academic setting as an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Brown University.

Timeline

  • Director of Direct Med (BS/MD) Advising

    Current role