Dr Janice Lam received her formal medical training at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) and completed her Ophthalmology specialist training at the National University Hospital (NUH). She holds a Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) and is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Ophthalmology).
Dr Lam is currently pursuing her fellowship training in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and runs several paediatric eye clinics at NUH. She also practices general ophthalmology and performs cataract surgery at NUH weekly. She is involved in clinical and academic research, and has authored several publications. For her research excellence, she was awarded the Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology (ARVO) Travel grant to Seattle, USA in 2013.
Aside from clinical work and research, Dr Lam is also actively involved in the teaching of medical students, junior doctors and residents. She is the Undergraduate Medical Deputy Education Director of Ophthalmology and a member of the Undergraduate Curriculum committee at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. For her work in undergraduate and post-graduate medical education, Dr Lam has received several awards, including NUHS Young Clinician Mentor Award (2018), the NUS Junior Doctor Teaching Award (2017 to 2018) and the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence (2019).
She strongly believes in giving back actively to the society and has been on several pro bono cataract trips to remote areas in need of eye care in China, Indonesia, Nepal and Cambodia.