Changseok (Freddy) Lee MD

2020 CMHF Award Recipient (Dalhousie University)
Resident Representative

Freddy Lee is a Resident at Dalhousie University with a background in cognitive science and neuroscience from McGill University. Acting on his strong commitment to student advocacy and organizational leadership, Freddy served as president of the Dalhousie Medical Student Society. He represented the student body on faculty-level and national committees with a focus on diversity and inclusion, student wellbeing and supportive learning environments. His leadership enabled him to support energetic ideas with an accelerated turnaround by providing consultation, resources and a pilot fund to promote student research while reducing out-of-pocket expenses. Additionally, Freddy has a keen interest in research focused on optimizing patient care through innovative technologies. Under the supervision of a biomaterials scientist, he recently carried out a toxicological risk assessment on a novel glass microsphere device for the treatment of pain and disability caused by knee osteoarthritis. Freddy hopes to contribute at the forefront of health care with a practice driven by his passion for patient advocacy, medical research and innovation.

About the CMHF

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) celebrates Canadian heroes whose work advances health in Canada and the world, fostering future generations of health professionals through the delivery of local and national youth education programs and awards.

This enduring tribute to our country’s rich medical history is showcased here and in our physical exhibit hall in London, ON.