August 27, 2018 | Giving & PhilanthropyEventsAcademic MedicineAcademic Clinical ProgrammesResearchEducation 

The drive for a healthier tomorrow

SingHealth Duke-NUS Charity Golf 2018 raises more than $413,000 to support medical research and training for Singapore’s top killer diseases and disabling conditions.

March 28, 2018 | Giving & PhilanthropyUpcloseAcademic Clinical ProgrammesClinical Care and InnovationPublication 

A giant heart for tiny babies

A new fund has been established to honour the late A/Prof Joseph Manuel Gomez and continue his life’s mission to provide the best care for every patient. The KKH neonatologist championed patient safety and clinical quality, both within NICU and beyond.

December 28, 2017 | Academic Clinical Programmes 

SingHealth Duke-NUS launches Emergency Medicine ACP

The SingHealth Duke-NUS Emergency Medicine Academic Clinical Programme (EM ACP) launched on 1 January 2018.

November 30, 2017 | Academic Clinical ProgrammesClinical Care and InnovationPhoto StoryUpclose 

A future with hope

The VIVA-KKH Paediatric Brain and Solid Tumour Programme set out to change the narrative for children diagnosed with brain and solid cancers. Set up in 2015, the programme leverages the collective strengths and expertise of KKH, SGH, NCCS, NNI, the Viva Foundation for Children with Cancer (VIVA) and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA. This novel initiative cuts across specialties and institutions as healthcare professionals come together to treat the brain and solid tumours in children.

August 24, 2017 | Academic Clinical ProgrammesGiving & PhilanthropyResearch 

UCAN unlock the mysteries of chronic diseases in children

The Understanding Childhood (Chronic) Ailments Network – Asia (UCAN-A) is building a network of translational research hubs in Asia for chronic diseases in children, such as Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Rheumatic fever, with Singapore as its central hub.

January 09, 2017 | Academic Clinical ProgrammesGiving & Philanthropy 

Ingredients for fundraising success: Creativity and passion

When it comes to making a donation, what matters most is how connected one feels to the cause. Researchers from two ACPs have unleashed their creativity and passion to win the hearts of supporters with surprising results.

July 01, 2016 | Academic Clinical Programmes 

Two new ACPs launched

SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre launches Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Programme (ACP) and the Musculoskeletal Sciences ACP today as the 12th and 13th ACPs to date.

January 22, 2016 | Academic Clinical ProgrammesResearchEvents 

The importance of qualitative research in healthcare

Qualitative research in healthcare has become increasingly important and wide-spread, yet many people do not see the credibility behind qualitative research.

July 28, 2015 | Academic Clinical ProgrammesEducation 

Education video to help medical students become better learners

Dr Sonali Chonkar and Prof Tan Kok Hian from OBGYN ACP seek to enhance medical students’ learning methods with a video intervention. They have been awarded the NUS Teaching Enhancement Grant (TEG) for this project.

January 26, 2015 | UpcloseAcademic Clinical ProgrammesResearch 

Commentary on Surgeon-Scientists

Dr Allan Kirk, Duke Medicine Surgery Division Chairman, presented on the Surgeon-Scientist at the year's first Education Grand Round. Here is Prof London Ooi's response.