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 Dr 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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A pledge of unity

A sea of red and white filled University Hall on 8 August as more than 300 patriotic NUS faculty, staff, students and alumni came together as one for the annual National Day Observance Ceremony.

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Spotlight on nursing

In honour of Singapore Nurses’ Day, members of NUS Nursing offer a closer look at the nursing profession.

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Alumnus delves into minds of criminals and troubled juveniles

When NUS alumnus Dr Cai Yiming was 13, his grandfather told him to always stand on the side of justice and work to improve the lives of other when he grew up. Today, Dr Cai is one of Singapore’s most respected experts in two areas: child/adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry, and is often called upon to give his expert opinion in high-profile criminal cases.

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