Dr. Stephen Lam – MD, FRCPC, FCCP


Professor, Respiratory Medicine, UBC
Distinguished Scientist and Leon Judah Blackmore Chair in Lung Cancer Research
MDS–Dr. Don Rix Endowed Director of Translation, BC Cancer Research Institute


Professor Lam received his medical training at the University of Toronto. He joined the UBC Faculty of Medicine in 1979 and BC Cancer in 1984. He is an interventional pulmonologist and medical director of the BC Lung Screening Program at BC Cancer. He is an expert adviser of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and chairs the partnership’s Pan-Canadian Lung Cancer Screening Network. He was the recipient of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s (IASLC’s) Joseph Cullen Award for lifetime scientific achievements in lung cancer prevention research and the 2020 Doctors of BC Terry Fox Medal.

Areas of interest:

Artificial intelligence; Chemoprevention; Early detection; Lung cancer; Screening

Contact info:

CLH Clinic Phone: 604-875-4122
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BC Cancer Phone: 604-675-8090
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