About the Speaker
Prof TAY Boon Keng
Emeritus Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Prof Tay is Emeritus Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital.
As Chairman, Medical Board (International) in SingHealth from 2007-2014, Prof Tay frequently led teams of doctors, nurses and allied health specialists for medical and academic exchanges with overseas medical institutes with the aim of identifying and nurturing both local and overseas staff to excel in their field of expertise. Prof Tay was also Visiting Consultant to Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Medical Corps and Ang Mo Kio Community Hospital as well as Honorary Consultant & Council Member, Dover Park Hospice. Prof Tay was a member for the Panel of Examiners for Master of Medicine (Ortho) Examinations and Medical Advisor for National Panel of Medical Experts for Mediation at the Primary Dispute Resolution Centre of the Subordinate Courts. Overseas faculty positions held include Visiting Professor to Ningxia College and Taishan College as well as Senior Visiting Consultant to Liaocheng Affiliated Hospital in China.
Prof Tay’s special area of professional interest is in Knee Surgery. His expertise has been sought both in local and overseas hospitals and medical centres and he has held numerous professional and academic appointments both in Singapore and abroad. His scholarly interests have extended to attending the Harvard Business School Executive Education Programme – Governing for Non-Profit Excellence: Critical Issues for Board Leadership in 1999, the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme in 2000 and the Harvard Macy Institute Programme for Leaders in Medical Education.
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