Dr Wang-Jun Lee

IHF Governing Council Member

Korean Hospital Association

Dr Lee is one of the most influential persons in the Korean healthcare sector. He is the Chairman and CEO of Myongji Medical Foundation, and runs one more acute hospital and three long-term care facilities. Also, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Korea’s most influential healthcare news and publishing company, ‘The Korean Doctors’ Weekly’, founded in 1992.

Additionally, he is one of the leading NGO activists in the medical aid area for migrant workers in Korea, and now serves as Vice Chairman of the Migrant Health Association in Korea. As the Vice-President of the Korean Hospital Association, he is also the Chairman of the Korea Healthcare Congress – which is the top healthcare congress in Asia.

He is also the immediate Past President of the Korean Society for Quality in Healthcare (KOSQua). Recently, he has been passionately involved in diverse national activities related to infection control and vaccine development during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr Lee graduated from the Seoul National University, College of Medicine. He achieved Board of Surgery in Seoul National University Hospital. He was awarded a PhD degree from the same university.

Dr Lee joined the IHF Governing Council in May 2024.