October 12, 2018 | Academic MedicineEducationResidency ProgramUpclose 

Nurturing our future clinicians

Dr Mara McAdams, Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Alumni Relations at Duke-NUS, tells us about the importance of honing non-academic skills in doctors-to-be.

July 31, 2017 | Residency Program 

Paying it forward: Leadership training for residents, by residents

The SingHealth Residency Leadership Programme (SRLP) builds up a pool of leaders among residents in SingHealth.

August 24, 2016 | Residency ProgramUpclose 

To cure sometimes, to treat often and to comfort always

In healthcare, medicine cures but compassion heals. Read how Dr Kenneth Chin, from the Duke-NUS class of 2016, believes that conveying compassion and building trust is just as vital to a patient's well-being as is evidence-based care.

August 24, 2016 | EducationResidency Program 

Are you burnt-out?

Assoc Prof Audrey Chia, SingHealth's Ophthalmology Residency Programme Director, on acknowledging the issue of burnout among Residents and helping them bounce back.

July 26, 2016 | UpcloseResidency Program 

Communication: Bringing the human touch

I am a doctor, a leader and a teacher. Regardless of which capacity I serve, what matters most is how I can make a positive impact on others – the key is effective communication.

June 22, 2016 | UpcloseResidency ProgramClinical Care and Innovation 

Change for our patients’ good

My journey in anaesthesiology has taught me to effect change and face uncomfortable situations with calm and control. By Dr Adeline Leong, Chief Resident, Singapore Chief Residency Programme & Anaesthesiology Senior Resident, SingHealth Residency.

November 09, 2015 | UpcloseResidency Program 

Helpless at midnight

“The burnt patient, the stroked-out patient, the demented patient, the bed-bound patient or the anaesthesized patient – they can’t voice their pain. They can’t push us away.”

May 05, 2015 | EducationAllied HealthResidency Program 

MSW-run course ranks high among junior doctors

An important part of healthcare is communication with patients and their families. To help residents do this effectively are communication courses such as the Breaking Bad News workshop.

February 09, 2015 | EducationUpcloseResidency Program 

Making mentorship count

Feedback from a mentor is a valuable reflection of one’s strengths and weaknesses. It also creates opportunities for both mentor and learner to reach for greater achievements in the learning journey.

July 17, 2013 | EducationUpcloseResidency Program 

Why can’t my resident remember what I taught him?

We may have taught our residents – but this does not necessarily translate to them learning what has been taught. Perhaps, their learning and remembering can be improved by modifying the way we teach. Are there any teaching principles that we can use?