Dr. Christopher Tam is currently a staff psychiatrist for the Assessment and Reintegration Program as well as the Adolescent Program at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores). He is also a lecturer within the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, as well as a member of the Inner City Health Associates at St. Michael’s Hospital. He often participates in outreach to the homeless, creating services in various settings such as shelters and drop-in centres. Dr. Tam has presented material on homelessness outreach efforts and service set-up in Toronto and New York.
Tam, C. (2010). Case studies in public-sector leadership: Developing collaborative mental health care for homeless persons at a drop-in center. Psychiatric Services, 61(6), 549-551.
Tam, C., & Law, S. (2007). Best practices: A systematic approach to the management of patients who refuse medications in an assertive community treatment team setting. Psychiatric Services, 58(4), 457-459.