September 21, 2017 | EducationClinical Care and InnovationUpclose 

The doctor-patient conversation

“You must feel quite worried.” Duke-NUS student Anthony Li learnt that this innocent question can come with big implications.

September 12, 2017 | EducationUpcloseClinical Care and Innovation 

Sandwiched between compassion and duty

How far does a doctor need to empathise with his patients? Medical student Tan Chin Yee contemplates on this question as he faced his first death in the hospital.

August 29, 2017 | Upclose 

Faces of Healthcare | Prof Charles Ng : Seeing the woods beyond the trees

Passionate, witty and humorous as ever, the founder of SGH’s Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G) Department, Professor Charles Ng, shares on his 50-year journey in public service and healthcare.

August 15, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationEducationUpclose 

The Six Senses

As a medical student, Dr Trevor Tan did clinical rotations in Singapore General Hospital. In this article, he shares how an encounter with a patient during that posting made him ponder deeply about the sixth sense that needs to be developed and honed by physicians.

June 27, 2017 | Upclose 

Faces of Healthcare: Dr Chan Yew Weng (SGH)

Dr Chan Yew Weng: A pilot in the operating theatre.

June 21, 2017 | EducationClinical Care and InnovationUpclose 

“I confronted mortality in the ICU”

The intensive care unit (ICU) is a place where we push life to the boundaries. It is where patients recuperate and regain life to reunite with loved ones, and also where we medical practitioners realise that sometimes, even our best efforts are not enough to save their broken bodies.

June 09, 2017 | EducationUpclose 

Run Brian, Run!

Meet all-rounder Dr Brian Chan – Duke-NUS fresh graduate, stand-out peer leader and passionate volunteer – as he continues on his journey to becoming a holistic physician.

May 30, 2017 | UpcloseClinical Care and Innovation 

No more need to say 'Oops, I pooped'

Medical treatment ensures one's bowel incontinence secret will not leak out

May 12, 2017 | Academic MedicineClinical Care and InnovationUpclose 

Coming home to care

Assoc Prof Prema Raj reflects on his return to SGH Campus, his “home”, and what drives him and his team at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Liver Transplant Centre, almost two years after it was formed.

April 05, 2017 | ResearchUpclose 

Climbing Everests – wisdom from a Nobel Laureate’s research journey

Professor Ada Yonath, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, shared how she overcame multiple challenges and setbacks in her research journey at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Research Day 2017.