Dean Yeoh Khay Guan: We are a proudly Singaporean school, with a global outlook

"To be a good custodian of people's health, the 21st-century doctor needs to be a good communicator, able to build rapport with patients and combine knowledge and technology with wisdom and compassion." To meet the needs of Singapore's ageing population, medical students get a more thorough grounding in geriatric medicine by getting patient contact in hospitals, clinics, community and nursing homes and hospices. Learning has also become more sophisticated than ever with the launch of the Centre for Translational Medicine – a focal point of research and training at the medical school.

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Recipients of the Annual Teaching Excellence Award 2012

The Annual Teaching Excellence Award identifies teachers who qualify as educators, who facilitate learning that is of value even outside the boundaries of their specific disciplines and professions. Such teachers help learners to acquire not only discipline- or profession-specific knowledge and abilities, but also the ideas, mental capacities, mindsets and habits we expect every university graduate to have, regardless of their areas of specialisation.

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NUS Medicine student is winner of the Chua Toh Hua Memorial Gold Medal for Academic Year 2011/2012

Sugunavathi d/o Sepramaniam was awarded the Chua Toh Hua Memorial Gold Medal for Academic Year 2011/2012. This is a University-level award given to the Doctor of Philosophy graduate with the most outstanding research work done in Life Sciences. 

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