Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The Department of Psychological Medicine maintains a vigorous education schedule, with the aim to inculcate a culture of continuous learning amongst all medical professionals. The Academic Programme offers education, training and practice, and guidance in providing exemplary patient care.
Gerontology Research Programme (GRP)
The Gerontology Research Programme (GRP) aims to increase current understanding of population ageing and health transition and to provide the scientific information needed for formulating strategies of disease prevention and health promotion in the elderly.
REACH is a community-based mental health service set up in 2007, as a programme under the National Mental Health Blueprint, to work closely with schools, community agencies and family doctors to serve the mental health needs of children and adolescents of school-going age.
From left: Asst Prof Feng and Dr Cheah believe that eating a variety of mushrooms as part of a healthy lifestyle may significantly reduce the risk of cognitive decline A team from the Department of Psychological Medicine and Department of Biochemistry at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has found that seniors who consume more…Read More
NUS will embark on the first national study to estimate the prevalence of mental health conditions in youths aged 10 to 18, as well as gauge their emotional resilience. The Singapore Youth Epidemiology and Resilience Study, done in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Institute of Mental Health, will reach out to 12,000…Read More
In February 2019, a team of researchers from NUS and the Geriatric Education and Research Institute will seek to delay or reverse frailty in 300 seniors in the community. These seniors will undergo frailty screening at senior activity centres run by NTUC Health in Whampoa and Taman Jurong, and centres run by Presbyterian Community Services…Read More
Congratulations to Prof Kua Ee Heok on being awarded The Public Service Star (BBM) at the 2018 National Day Awards! The Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star), instituted in 1963, is awarded to any person who has rendered valuable public service to the people of Singapore, or who has distinguished themselves in the field of arts and letters,…Read More
We are now accepting free paper and poster abstracts for the 5th NUS International Psychiatry Conference (21-22 January 2019) which is being held in Singapore! The theme for the upcoming conference is Resilience Across the Age Continuum. When submitting your abstracts, please ensure that the following components are included: Title, Authorship, Background, Objective, Design or Approach, Results, and…Read More
(Pictured, left to right) Mr Randy Soh, Mr Poon Kei Jun, A/Prof John Wong, Ms Geraldine Lei, and Mr Marcus Tan We are delighted to announce that Mr Randy Soh, Mr Poon Kei Jun, Ms Geraldine Lei, and Mr Marcus Tan have won the Best Clerkship Prize for AY2017/2018! This Annual Clerkship Prize is a…Read More
A local study on Singaporeans has revealed that people aged 55 and above with hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia. As more than 60 per cent of Singaporeans aged above 60 years old experience varying forms of hearing loss, the findings could prove to be significant; opening the possibility that early diagnosis and…Read More