August 24, 2016 | Residency Program, Upclose
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 | Education, Residency Program
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 | Upclose, Residency Program
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 | Upclose, Residency Program, Clinical Care and Innovation
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 | Upclose, Residency Program
“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 | Education, Allied Health, Residency Program
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 | Education, Upclose, Residency Program
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 | Education, Upclose, Residency Program
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?