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MNCM Welcomes New Board Member

Larry LeeMNCM welcomed another member to its Board of Directors in August.  Larry Lee, MD, FACP, is the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of UCare, a not-for-profit health plan in Minnesota, where he has overall responsibility for UCare’s clinical and quality practices, including Medical Policy, Pharmacy, Clinical Services, and Quality Management.

A board-certified general internist, Dr. Lee recently served as a staff physician with the Veterans Health Administration in Minneapolis. Prior to that, Dr. Lee was Vice President and Executive Medical Director for Quality and Provider Relations at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBS) in Eagan, Minn. He has also worked in leadership and clinical positions at HealthPartners, UnitedHealthcare, and Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Lee earned a BA degree in Human Biology at Stanford University followed by a medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a Master in Business Administration in Health Care Management degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.