The SLAM Collaborative (SLAM; Glastonbury, Conn.), a firm offering architectural, structural engineering, and construction services, has announced a new hire.

Thomas Lam has joined as associate principal and healthcare practice leader for the firm’s Boston office. He will oversee the healthcare practice throughout the Northeast, with an emphasis on greater Boston.

Lam brings nearly 30 years of experience as an architect and healthcare planner to the firm, including projects with Lahey Health (Burlington, Mass.), Baystate Health (Springfield, Mass.), and Maine Medical Center (Portland, Me.), as well as community health facilities such as Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center (Worcester, Mass.), Charles River Community Health (Brighton, Mass.), and North Shore Community Health Center (Salem, Mass.).