Dr. Lee has spoken about AAPI issues and escalating anti-asian racism during COVID to ABC 7, Now This News (>100,000 views), Gothamist, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Health Matters, and East Side Stories. She has written articles on these topics for Stat News, Infatuation, Civil Eats, Salon, and Life & Thyme.
She is quoted in Gothamist, "We don't practice medicine in a bubble. Racism is an important public health issue, just as any medical problem that we're dealing with" and that the AAPI community "recognize that fighting anti-Asian hate means fighting for Black Lives Matter". On 4/27/21, she was referenced on NPR live air as a Manhattan radiologist who believes "racism is a public health issue".