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Ray Lam

Title:
Family Practitioner & Paediatric Specialist, Division of Infectious Diseases
Designations:
BSc, BScN, MN-ANP, NP- Family Practitioner, CTH(c), DNP(c)
Phone:
416-813-8327
Email:
Ray.lam@sickkids.ca
U of T Positions:
Adjunct Lecturer, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Hospital Positions

Epic Physician Champion

Biography

As part of his undergraduate academics, Ray graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in 2001. Afterwards, he attended Lakehead University, where he received his Honors Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2003. After working with The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), he then returned to school where he received his Masters of Education in Nursing degree and Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification in 2010 from Athabasca University, Calgary, Alberta.

Education and experience

  • 2017:  Prescribing Narcotics and Controlled Substances- Certificate of Recognition, CPD Program. Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa. 
  • 2010: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate, Honors- Family Practitioner, Athabasca University, Calgary, Alberta
  • 2010: Masters of Education in Nursing, Honors, Athabasca University, Calgary, Alberta.
  • 2003: Bachelor of Nursing Science, Honors, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON
  • 2001: Bachelor of Science- Honors, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

Achievements

  • 2019: President’s Award, SickKids, Toronto, ON
  • 2017: Certificate in Online Teaching Award, University of Toronto. 
  • 2015: Winner of the 2015 Grace Evelyn Simpson Reeves Award for Leadership in the APN Category, SickKids, Toronto, ON
  • 2014: Nursing Hero Award Nominee, Toronto, ON

Publications

  1. Co-Author. The role of the measles vaccine for traveling infants 6-11 months of age in the era of global outbreaks of disease. Pediatrics & Child Health, 2020, 2-3: Practical Tips for Pediatricians.
  2. Co-Author. The Complete Blood Count in Children and Adolescents with Tuberculosis: Utility and Findings. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. JPIDS- 2019-110.
  3. Co Author. Children referred for Tuberculosis medical surveillance (TBMS) in Ontario, Canada: A single cohort study. AMAJ Open- 2018-0043
  4. Co-Author. Kordy, F.; Morris, S.; Read, S.; Waters, V; den Hollander, C; Kitai, I; Lam, R. Optimizing blood collection and processing for QuantiFERON-TB Gold-In Tube testing gives low rates of indeterminate results: clinical implications. The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Disease Journal, March, 2018. 
  5. Co-Author. Kordy, F.; Morris, S.; Kitai, I; Lam, R. Diagnosis & Management of Pediatric Tuberculosis in Canada. CMAJ, January 9, 2017, Vol 189, Issue 1
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