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.

September 11, 2017 | EducationAdministration in Healthcare 

Duke-NUS appoints Vice Dean of Education

Internationally-recognised clinician and expert in medical education Professor Ian Curran joins Duke-NUS Medical School from the UK General Medical Council.

September 07, 2017 | EducationClinical Care and Innovation 

An alternative way to train doctors

From hectic schedules to critical reflections, the blended Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship at Duke-NUS allows for an alternative path to induct medical students into clinical practice.

September 04, 2017 | Giving & PhilanthropyEventsAcademic MedicineResearchEducation 

SingHealth Duke-NUS raised more than $32.5m for research & education

In conjunction with the SingHealth Duke-NUS Gala Dinner 2017, healthcare institutions in the Academic Medical Centre raised $32.5m over two years to advance medical research and education.

August 23, 2017 | EducationClinical Care and InnovationResearch 

NNI-NTU tie-up could benefit brain-injury patients

In the future, patients with neurological conditions such as brain injuries and Parkinson's disease could get faster diagnoses and more precise treatment, due to a collaboration between the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

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.

August 02, 2017 | Education 

Leading by example – Lessons outside the classroom

Dr James Li shares an unforgettable moment in teaching and the lessons learnt from his mentee…

July 29, 2017 | Giving & PhilanthropyEducation 

Medicine ACP gets boost for education with new named Fund

A gift from Dr Della Lee, made in appreciation of the care provided to the late Dr Lee Seng Gee, will support a lectureship series and fellowship grants

July 24, 2017 | Giving & PhilanthropyEducationEvents 

SingHealth enhances orthopaedic education and care in Sri Lanka

SingHealth trains healthcare professionals in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, under the Orthopaedic Development Programme launched on 19 July 2017.