Lam Tai Pong
Medical International Advisor for Hong Kong
MBBS (Western Australia), Master of Family Medicine (Monash), PhD (Sydney), MD (Hong Kong), FRACGP, FHKAM (Family Medicine), FRCP (Glas).
Professor Lam is currently an Assistant Dean in Clinical Curriculum and Assessment, Faculty of Medicine and Professor and Chief of Postgraduate Education, Department of Family Medicine & Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong. He is a Specialist in Family Medicine with a strong interest in medical education and in particular research and scholarship of teaching. He was awarded the Faculty Teaching Medal, and the University Teaching Fellowship which was the highest honour for teaching at The University of Hong Kong.
He is one of the few family physicians with two research doctorates, including a PhD from the University of Sydney on community health and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Hong Kong on medical education. He was awarded the inaugural Hong Kong College of Family Physician Best Research Award in 1994 and shared the award on four further occasions. He has published over 140 peer reviewed articles and is currently supervising four PhD students.
Since 2011, he has been appointed a member in World Health Organisation′s Primary Care Consultation Group for the revision of ICD-10-PHC.