Justine Lee D.V.M.

Justine Lee D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary
Emergency & Critical Care
Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology
Medical Director- Vetgirl

Dr. Lee is the Medical Director and founder of VetGirl, a subscription-based podcast service offering veterinary continuing education (CE). Previously, she was the Associate Director of Veterinary Services at Pet Poison Helpline and on faculty at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Lee graduated veterinary school from Cornell University, and completed her internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital. In addition, Dr. Lee completed an emergency fellowship and residency at University of Pennsylvania, and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care (DACVECC). She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT).

Dr. Lee has been published in numerous veterinary journals, including JAVMA, JVECC, JVIM, and JAAHA. She is one of the editors and authors of The Five Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Toxicology textbook (Wiley, 2010) and the Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal: Emergency Medicine textbook (Elsevier, 2013). Dr. Lee has also published several veterinary book chapters, and has been aired on radio and television to promote preventative medicine, animal health, and the overall well-being of pets. Dr. Lee is the author of two humorous pet reference books entitled “It’s a Dog’s Life… but It’s Your Carpet” and “It’s a Cat’s World… You Just Live In It.” Previously, Dr. Lee was the pet columnist for Prevention magazine and blogger at PetMD’s: The Daily Vet. She currently is a contributing author and blogger for Pet Health Network.

She is passionate about providing clinically relevant CE. More information can be found at http://www.drjustinelee.comand http://www.vetgirlontherun.com

Dr. Lee lectures throughout the world on emergency medicine, critical care, and toxicology, and recently was honored with “Speaker of the Year” at the North American Veterinary Conference (2011) and the Association des Médecines Vétérinaires du Québec (2012).