Dr. Tamara Lim is a General Pediatrician and is Aunt Martha’s Senior Vice President of Quality and Clinical Excellence and Medical Director. Working closely with Aunt Martha’s Chief Medical Officer, she oversees 23 clinics and assists in developing initiatives surrounding integrated care, PCMH, and quality improvement. She has served as the organization’s Pediatric Section Chair since August 2013.
Dr. Lim is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Board of Physician Specialties. She became Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics in September 2013 and by the American Board of Pediatrics in October 2011. She recently completed a 2-year fellowship at the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine to further her education in additional approaches to healing and preventive medicine. Dr. Lim became board certified in Integrative Medicine in 2019.
Dr. Lim received her medical training at Midwestern University at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Downers Grove, Illinois, where she earned her Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine in 2007. Her post graduate training was in General Pediatrics at Advocate Lutheran General Children’s Hospital from June 2007 through June 2010. Dr. Lim also served as the resident liaison on the Graduate Medical Education Committee at Advocate Lutheran Hospital from 2009 to 2010.
As an Osteopathic Physician (D.O.), Dr. Lim believes in focusing on prevention by gaining a deeper understanding of her patients’ lives and their environments, rather than just treating their symptoms. Listening and partnering in patients’ care are at the heart of her holistic, empathic approach to medicine. She is trained to promote the body’s natural tendency toward health and self-healing. As a community health pediatrician, she is deeply committed to overseeing and improving the overall health of the children and adolescents she serves.