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Terrence Li, MD

Terrence Li, MD
Associate Professor, Discipline Chair, & Clinical Sciences Education Director (Neurology)

Dr. Terrence Li received his MD from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, in 2006. He completed his preliminary medicine internship at United Health Services in Johnson City, NY in 2007, adult neurology residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University in 2010 and clinical neurophysiology at University of Illinois at Chicago in 2011. 

He is board certified in neurology and clinical neurophysiology. He is currently practicing at Lutheran General Hospital and Illinois Masonic Hospital since August 2011. He began at Chicago Medical School as an assistant professor in June 2014 and was promoted to associate professor in March 2021. Currently, Dr. Li is the clinical sciences education director of neurology since October 2016, co-course director the neurobehavioral health course since 2018, and is the discipline chair in neurology since July 2020. He formerly was the director of the transition to internship elective for 4 years from 2017 until 2021. 

Dr. Li became a junior member of the American Academy of Neurology in 2007 and inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology in 2022. He has emphasized medical student education since he graduated from medical school, and he received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award twice as a medical resident in 2007 and 2008 and the medical student teaching awards from the neurology department all three years he was a neurology resident.

At Chicago Medical School, he was nominated for the CMS Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Education in 2020, M4 Outstanding Preceptor Award in 2021, and was recently inducted as a faculty member into Alpha Omega Alpha in 2021.

His interests include general neurology, medical student education, and curriculum design and implementation. His primary passions are spending time with his wife and family and playing basketball.