Wai-Ching LAM (Canada)

Dr Wai-Ching Lam is the Professor, Residency Program Director and the Continuing Education Director at the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto. He is also the Retina Fellowship Director. He is the lead program director and chief examiner of ophthalmology section for the Center for the Evaluation of Health Professionals Educated Abroad for Ontario. Dr Lam is a vitreo-retinal surgeon and educator has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in Ophthalmology, Retina, British Journal of Ophthalmology, and Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology....etc. He has also authored 6 book chapters. He serves as the reviewer for Ophthalmology, Retina, Journal of AAPOS, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Rheumatology, Hong Kong Medical Journal...etc. He speaks frequently at both national and international meetings. He has been invited speaker, visiting professor, and meeting session chairman in many national and international meeting. He won numerous teaching awards from both the Faculty of Medicine and the Department of Ophthalmology. His main clinical interests are in adult and pediatric vitreoretinal diseases. In addition, he also published in the field of medical education, and recently the use surgical simulator in training and assessment.