Finding answers to unmet healthcare challenges

Winners of the Medical Grand Challenge were announced on the evening of 18 August 2017, concluding the student-led, multi-disciplinary competition. The teams were accessed by a panel of judges for their business strategy, creativity, design quality and healthcare impact.

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Good luck, NUS Medicine athletes!

Nine NUS Medicine students will be representing the nation at two major sporting events - 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) and 29th World University Games - from 19 August to 30 August. Best of luck to all NUS athletes and alumni!

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Remember the past, build the future

This year’s edition of Rag Day, the University’s annual tradition of contributing towards the welfare of the less privileged, took place on 12 August at NUS University Town and saw the exciting announcement that more than $400,000 had been raised from Flag Day 2017. Congratulations to our NUS Medicine team for clinching Gold and the Best Dance award in this year's RAG 2017!

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Excellence in public service

NUS Medicine Vice-Dean for Research and National University Health System - NUHS Group Director of Research, Prof Lawrence Ho Khek Yu, was awarded the Public Administration Medal at this year's National Day Awards. Congratulations!

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Preventing dementia in an ageing Singapore

As Singapore’s population ages, the number of people with dementia is expected to increase rapidly in the next 10 to 20 years. Thus, prevention is key, said Associate Professor Feng Lei from NUS Medicine’s Department of Psychological Medicine.

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NUS Medicine welcomes Class of 2022 at the White Coat Ceremony

Medical freshmen of the Class of 2022 gathered at the University Cultural Centre on 10 August 2017 for the White Coat Ceremony. The traditional robing ceremony is a rite of passage for medical students worldwide and was adopted by the School in 2008.

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More ‘generalist’ doctors needed

Singapore, with its ageing population, increasingly needs more 'generalist' doctors who are skilled enough to treat patients with multiple conditions.

"Increasingly, I think that's what we need in the health system we need generalists," said NUS Medicine’s dean, Associate Professor Yeoh Khay Guan.

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