2018-2019 Dr. Lee and Family Healthcare Scholarship

 2018-2019 Dr. Lee and Family Healthcare Scholarship

 “ung Soo "Terry" Lee, 74, a surgeon in Decatur at Adams Memorial Hospital for almost 40 years. After he finished medical school in South Korea, he came to the United States for additional training. He completed his internship and residency at James Walker Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, NC; Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, OH and Baptist Hospital in Nashville, TN. He worked in Centerville, TN, for two years before moving to Decatur in 1973, where he practiced until his retirement in September of 2011. He was truly a dedicated doctor and he loved the people of Decatur, especially everyone who worked with him for many years at Adams Memorial Hospital.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
This scholarship opportunity is in loving memory of Dr. H. S. ‘Terry’ Lee (July 21, 1940 – August 7, 2014). Dr. Lee was a beloved and respected general practitioner and surgeon. His staff, co-workers, associates and especially his patients held him in highest regard. This scholarship is a tribute to Dr. Lee who impacted so many people’s lives.

 

Mrs. Lee wanted an annual tribute to her husband who was a respected and admired physician. Dr. Lee loved the people of Decatur, especially everyone who worked with him for many years at Adams Memorial Hospital (AMH). Therefore, with the partnership with the AMH the eligibility requirements for this scholarship is the successful candidate will have association with the hospital.

 

Coni Mayer, executive director of the ACCF, shared that she feels honored to be a part of this wonderful tribute to this respected doctor. What a privilege to remind people every year of Dr. Lee’s contribution to our community.