Assistant Prof Lam graduated from Trinity College Dublin, Republic of Ireland, in 1999 and obtained post-graduate qualification from the Royal College of Physicians, London. Her credentials are MB, BCh, BAO, MRCP (UK). Dr Lam has an interest in care for the elderly and is a qualified Specialist in Geriatric Medicine. Dr Lam currently works as a Consultant in the Department of Continuing and Community Care, Tan Tock Seng Hospital where she looks into transitions of care following acute illness in frail patients. Dr Lam is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor and Clinical Practice Facilitator with Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and facilitates teaching in communication skills to Year 1 Medical Students.