Andrew Sanghyun Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor
Medical Education

    About me

    Dr. Andrew Sanghyun Lee is an Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Assistant Director of the Academy for Scholarship in Education at SIU School of Medicine.

    Dr. Lee holds a Ph.D. and M.Ed. in Human Resource Development, as well as an M.S. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His previous experience includes research roles as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at SIU School of Medicine and administrative roles in project management across diverse organizations such as the Republic of Korea Army, Human Resource Development Service of Korea, and Boston Consulting Group.

    Dr. Lee's research encompasses a diverse range of topics, including students' learning in the problem-based learning curriculum, clinical residents’ role in medicine, supervisor's role in organizational socialization, the challenges associated with implementing national competency standards, and lifelong learning for professional development. He also serves as a reviewer of various academic journals, including BMC Medical Education, Teaching and Learning in Medicine, European Journal of Training and Development, and Human Resource Development Review.



    Education & training

    Doctorate Degree
    Doctor of Philosophy in Human Resource Development, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
    Graduate Degree
    Master of Science in Business Administration, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
    Master of Education in Human Resource Development, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
    Undergraduate Degree
    Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science in Japanese and Japanese Literature, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Medical Education, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL


    Lee, A. S. (PI), Han, H. (Co-investigator, Mentor). Medical students’ self-directed learning in problem-based learning: A qualitative study to explore students’ lived experiences and perspectives. CGEA Mini-Grant, Funded ($5,000), 2023-2024.


    • Program Appreciation Honor, Republic of Korea Army, 2019
    • Mukeun Lee Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
    • Richemann Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
    • Honors Scholarships, Korea University, 2003
    • Semester High Honors, Korea University, 2003
    • Semester Honors, Korea University, 2002