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Farewell to Hui Lee
  1. THE EDITORS

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    The editors and staff of Evidence-Based Medicine mourn the tragic death of Hui Lee, one of our associate editors. Hiu was a 39 year old general internist working in Sault Ste Marie, a community of about 80 000 people on the Canadian shores of Lake Superior and over 400 miles away from the nearest medical school. One could imagine a busy and fulfilling clinical practice in such a setting, and Hui certainly had that. But he had much more. He completed a masters degree in the Health Research Methodology programme at McMaster University and took his research skills with him, designing and leading many projects in health services research and clinical trials, and collaborating in many others. He caught the evidence-based medicine bug while at McMaster and carried this with him everywhere, in his own practice, in his local teaching, through the Canadian Society for Internal Medicine (where he seemed destined to become president), and in his travels. He was awarded the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario 2002 Council Award, recognising physicians who come closest to meeting the society’s vision of an “ideal” physician.

    Hui was a dedicated family man—husband to Anne and father to Brian, Steven, and Erin— and an athlete. He died following the Ontario Provincial Masters Swimming Championship, where he came second to a competitor who set a new record. He burned brightly and we all celebrate his remarkable life, while regretting that it ended so quickly. Farewell to Hui Lee.

    *Approximately 60 additional journals are reviewed. This list is available on request.
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand
 Age Ageing
 Am J Cardiol
 Am J Med
 Am J Obstet Gynecol
 Am J Psychiatry
 Am J Public Health
 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
 Ann Emerg Med
 Ann Intern Med
 Ann Surg
 Arch Dis Child
 Arch Gen Psychiatry
 Arch Intern Med
 Arch NeurolArch Pediatr Adolesc Med
 Arch Surg
 Arthritis Rheum
 BJOG
 BMJ
 Br J Gen Pract
 Br J Psychiatry
 Br J Surg
 CMAJ
 Chest
 Circulation
 Cochrane Library
 Crit Care Med
 Diabetes Care
 GastroenterologyGut
 Heart
 Hypertension
 JAMA
 J Am Coll Cardiol
 J Am Coll Surg
 J Am Geriatr Soc
 J Clin Epidemiol
 J Fam Pract
 J Gen Intern Med
 J Infect Dis
 J Intern Med
 J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry
 J PediatrJ Vasc Surg
 Lancet
 Med Care
 Med J Aust
 N Engl J Med
 Neurology
 Obstet Gynecol
 Pain
 Pediatrics
 Rheumatology
 Spine
 Stroke
 Surgery
 Thorax

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