Medical education goes the VR way

Medical students at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine can now put their knowledge and skills to the test as members of a medical emergency response team operating in various mass casualty incident scenarios, through a virtually simulated environment. This is made possible through the School’s introduction of the Virtual Interactive Simulation Environment (VISE) system at the Centre for Healthcare Simulation.

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Protection from hand, foot, and mouth disease

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a highly contagious infection that if overlooked can have life-threatening consequences. Associate Professor Sylvie Alonso from NUS Microbiology and Immunology explained that identifying attributes in our own cells might be the key for tackling this disease.

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Organ Donation: What's Your Stand?

Under Singapore’s Human Organ Transplant Act (HOTA), our silence means tacit consent to having our organs donated when we pass away. Assistant Professors Voo Teck Chuan and Shahla Siddiqui tell us more on how we should help ease our loved ones into the decision way before they have to be faced with it.

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NUS University Awards 2019

NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine researchers and educators acknowledged at the NUS University Awards 2019.

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Upcoming events

2 Jul 2019

Workshop: Grant Writing

02 Jul - 05 Jul, Tuesday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
2 Jul 2019

Workshop: Competency Based Medical / Health Professional Education: Providing Effective Feedback to Enhance Learning

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02 Jul, Tuesday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
3 Jul 2019

Medical Dinner

03 Jul, Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm