American Health Council Names Si-Hoi Lam, M.D. to Education Board

Si- Hoi Lam - American Health Council

Dr. Si-Hoi Lam, Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University School of Medicine, has been selected to join the Education Board at the American Health Council. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise on Internal Medicine.

Fellow of The American College of Physicians, Dr. Lam utilizes his three decades of expertise in his role as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University School of Medicine. Established in 1810, Yale School of Medicine is recognized as the world-renowned center for biomedical research, education, and advanced health care.

Following graduation with a medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine in 1980, Dr. Lam completed a residency at Albert Einstein – Montefiore Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

As an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Lam’s day-to-day responsibilities include training medical students/residents and duties in Primary Care and Clinical Internal Medicine.

Among his many accolades, Dr. Lam is proud to be a recipient of the 1990 CT Health Commissioner’s AIDS Leadership Award and 2011 Yale New Haven Hospital – Outstanding Community Ambulatory Teacher. He is most proud to have served as the Principle Investigator for the NIH funded AIDS Clinical Trials in the 1990s.

Looking back, Dr. Lam pursued the field of Medicine after discovering how Internal Medicine can be rewarding, gratifying, and challenging.

Considering the future, Dr. Lam hopes to pursue more challenging opportunities and excel in his role at Yale University School of Medicine.

In his free time, he enjoys sailing, regatta, reading, concerts and hockey. In honor of his parents, Dr. Lam set up a scholarship known as, Lam K.T. & Lee Ling Scholarship Fund for Community Service for the Pritzker School of Medicine at University of Chicago.

Si-Hoi Lam 


Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University School of Medicine

  • The School of Medicine is led by Dean Robert J. Alpern, M.D., who reports to the president of the university. The dean is advised by deputy deans for academic and scientific affairs, clinical affairs, education, and finance and administration.
  • Associate and assistant deans, along with the heads of departments, help oversee the large and complex enterprise that is the medical school, with 1,474 ladder faculty, 1,223 students and 3,404 staff employees.
  • Medicine at Yale traces its roots to the founding of Yale College in 1701. Close to 10 percent of Yale’s eighteenth-century alumni, some 224 graduates of the college, practiced medicine while also serving as members of the clergy.
  • The college awarded an honorary degree, the first medical degree given by an American university, to London practitioner Daniel Turner in 1723 in recognition of his donation of books to the school.