About the Speaker
Colonel (Dr) NG Yih Yng
Chief Medical Officer, Medical Department,
Singapore Civil Defence Force, Singapore
Colonel (Dr) Ng Yih Yng is a military emergency physician and serves as the Chief Medical Officer of the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and the Home Team Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
He is in charge of all professional aspects of the emergency medical services nationally and also the training, education and operations of the 995 operations centre, first responders and ambulance services. He provides medical oversight, strategic planning for development of services and coordination of services between SCDF, hospitals and the Ministry of Health for clinical outcomes relating to cardiac arrest, trauma, ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), and stroke.
Dr Ng completed his medical education at the National University of Singapore, School of Medicine. He graduated as a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in Emergency Medicine and also earned a Master of Public Health and Business Administration degree from Johns Hopkins University.
Date: 3 November 2017 (Fri) | Time: 1320 - 1450 | Location: Academia, Level 2, Whitespace
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