Kenneth Lam, MD

MAS, 2021 - Clinical Research, University of California, San Francisco
Fellowship, 2019 - Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto
Residency, 2017 - Internal Medicine, University of Toronto
MD, 2014 - , Western University
BSc, 2009 - Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
Honors and Awards
  • New Investigator Award, American Geriatrics Society, 2022
  • MSTAR Best Clinical Mentor Award, UCSF, 2019
  • Hollenberg Research Award, Education/Quality Improvement Research, University of Toronto, 2017
  • Honours Society, Western University, 2014
  1. Lam K, Kleijwegt H, Bollens-Lund E, Nicholas LH, Covinsky KE, Ankuda CK. Long-term outcomes after rehabilitation in Medicare Advantage and fee-for-service beneficiaries. 2024. PMID: 38597342

  2. Lam K, Cenzer I, Levy CR, Matlock DD, Smith AK, Covinsky KE. The Natural History of Disability and Caregiving Before and After Long-Term Care Entry. 2023. PMID: 37930717

  3. Lam K, Covinsky KE. Ensuring Assisted Living Provides the Assistance Residents Need. 2022. PMID: 36173635

  4. Lam K, Price EL, Garg M, Baskin N, Dunchak M, Hooper S, Fabiny A, Eng JA. How an Interdisciplinary Care Team Reduces Prolonged Admissions Among Older Patients with Complex Needs 2021. PMID:

  5. Savage RD, Hardacre K, Bashi AM, Bronskill SE, Faulkner C, Grieve J, Gruneir A, McCarthy LM, Chamberlain SA, Lam K, Stall NM, Zhu L, Rochon PA. Perspectives on ageing: a qualitative study of the expectations, priorities, needs and values of older people from two Canadian provinces. 2021. PMID: 34228777

  6. Lam K, Shi Y, Boscardin J, Covinsky KE. Unmet Need for Equipment to Help With Bathing and Toileting Among Older US Adults. 2021. PMID: 33749707

  7. Lam K, Lee SJ. Prediabetes-A Risk Factor Twice Removed. 2021. PMID: 33555307

  8. Mehta N, Zhu L, Lam K, Stall NM, Savage R, Read SH, Wu W, Pop P, Faulkner C, Bronskill SE, Rochon PA. Health Forums and Twitter for Dementia Research: Opportunities and Considerations. 2020. PMID: 32894780

  9. Savage RD, Visentin JD, Bronskill SE, Wang X, Gruneir A, Giannakeas V, Guan J, Lam K, Luke MJ, Read SH, Stall NM, Wu W, Zhu L, Rochon PA, McCarthy LM. Evaluation of a Common Prescribing Cascade of Calcium Channel Blockers and Diuretics in Older Adults With Hypertension. 2020. PMID: 32091538

  10. Lam K, Arnold CG, Savage RD, Stall NM, Zhu L, Wu W, Piggott K, Bronskill SE, Rochon PA. Does Physician Retirement Affect Patients? A Systematic Review. 2019. PMID: 31647590

  11. Lega IC, Bronskill SE, Campitelli MA, Guan J, Stall NM, Lam K, McCarthy LM, Gruneir A, Rochon PA. Sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors and risk of genital mycotic and urinary tract infection: A population-based study of older women and men with diabetes. 2019. PMID: 31264755

  12. Lam K, Gandell D. The Top Articles in Geriatrics 2016-2017. 2018. PMID: 30271509

  13. Okrainec K, Lau D, Abrams HB, Hahn-Goldberg S, Brahmbhatt R, Huynh T, Lam K, Bell CM. Impact of patient-centered discharge tools: A systematic review. 2017. PMID: 28182809

  14. Fralick M, Lam K, Himmel ME. Toxic Alcohol Calculations and Misinterpretation Of Laboratory Results-Reply. 2016. PMID: 27479670

  15. Lam K, Hwang SW, Dhalla IA, Hota S, Thorpe K, Palda VA, Brown A, Klein DJ. Creating the right evidence for system change. 2013. PMID: 24034773