Felix K. Yam, PharmD, MAS, BCPS, BCCP
Associate Clinical Professor at UCSD’s Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Felix K. Yam, PharmD, MAS, BCPS, BCCP received his PharmD at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy and Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Clinical Research degree at UC San Diego. He completed post-graduate residency training programs at the University of Kentucky and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Yam was a recipient of the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Fellowship Award in Pharmacotherapy. He holds board certification in pharmacotherapy and cardiology.
Dr. Yam is a clinical pharmacy specialist in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. His clinical practice is at the Veterans Affairs hospital in San Diego where he cares for patients with complex cardiovascular disorders including heart failure, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and atrial fibrillation. At the School of Pharmacy, Dr. Yam is the Director for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences and he teaches in the cardiovascular therapeutics course for third year pharmacy students.
His primary research interests include investigations into novel therapies for heart failure and evaluating the use of remote monitoring technologies to improve patient outcomes. He is a principal investigator on studies evaluating medication regimen complexity, medication adherence and the impact of multidisciplinary care models on improving outcomes in patients with heart failure. He is also an active co-investigator on industry sponsored clinical trials evaluating novel heart failure treatments.