December 19, 2017 | EducationUpclose 

Near Peer Teaching: The passing of the baton

The words "teacher" and "mentor" often bring to mind wisened professors, regally robed in their impeccably pressed white coats, with thick glasses and a full crown of silver, ready to dispense truth and clarity. However, as the saying goes, not all heroes wear capes, and this is indeed true for education in our medical profession.

December 14, 2017 | Education 

Put your game face on for the babies

Becoming a gamer has taken on a whole new meaning. It can even save lives. Doctors from Singapore General Hospital (SGH) has set to work with Serious Games Asia and developed the first computer-simulated game to sharpen skills involved in resuscitating newborn babies.

December 05, 2017 | ResearchEducation 

Turning the spotlight on a friend-turned-foe

Ansel Lim, Fourth-year NUS YLL School of Medicine student, puts aggressive breast cancer under the microscope.

November 30, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationEducation 

Helping Bangladeshi hospitals treat burn victims

A team from Singapore General Hospital’ Burns Centre visited Bangladesh from 26-30 November to treat burns victims and conduct training for doctors, nurses and therapists from across Bangladesh.

November 21, 2017 | EducationSafety & Quality 

Young doctors here feeling burnt-out, says study

Young doctors are feeling burnt-out, and this affects their ability to empathise with patients. The study was conducted by the National Heart Centre Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Duke-NUS Medical School.

November 09, 2017 | EducationClinical Care and Innovation 

Interprofessional education: you’re probably doing it wrong

Interprofessional education can save lives, reduce healthcare costs and add value to every encounter between patients and medical professionals, but only when it’s put into practice.

November 01, 2017 | EventsPhoto StoryEducation 

SingHealth hosts Asia’s first collaborative medical simulation conference

The S3 Conference brings together leading experts in medical simulation from Europe, America and Singapore.

October 06, 2017 | EducationClinical Care and InnovationUpclose 

Finding a way to the patient

“Hi, how can I help you today?” Duke-NUS student Anthony Li realised the many missed opportunities to build good rapport with the patients we look after.

September 29, 2017 | Academic MedicineEducationEvents 

Interprofessional Education – the great equaliser in the face of a changing healthcare landscape

The biennial signature event promises to be an event worth attending for any healthcare educator and learner, and its emphasis on interprofessional education couldn’t come at a better time.

September 28, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationEducation 

More than just a wheelchair

Duke-NUS student Deepali Bang learnt an invaluable lesson between logic and emotions while undergoing life as a medical professional.