A global overview of the biology and biomedical research on SARS-CoV-2 pandemic including epidemiology of the outbreak, prediction models, virus genetics, structure and biology, pathophysiology, immunology, therapies (drug and antibody-based), vaccine development as well as stories from the trenches.
The aim of this short course is to provide a comprehensive overview of diverse on-going biomedical research on COVID-19 and its etiological agent, the severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), including analysis of leading vaccine and therapeutic efforts, pathophysiology and clinical management.
Webinars will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 19:00 to 21:00 hrs, two presenters per session, starting Monday July 6th and ending Wednesday July 29th.
The COVID-19 pandemic is savaging global populations and economies. More than ever, clinicians and scientists need to come together to share and exchange best practices, ideas and experiences that will help to improve treatment and advance the search and eventual development of a vaccine.
The “COVID-19: Updates from Singapore” weekly webinar series by NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and National University Health System (NUHS) will provide viewpoints and insights from leading experts in infectious diseases and related specialties and disciplines.
To effectively manage educational programs requires good leadership and managerial skills. Very often, medical and health professionals and educators are given those roles without adequate training and exposure. This course is to introduce the foundational principles and best practices in managing programs and leading educational development. At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to discuss best practices in course management and leadership and apply the principles of good management and leadership to one’s own educational environment to identify strengths, limitations and ways to improve.
This workshop will provide diverse approaches in teaching large group and small group with/without technology enhancement in different settings. At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to discuss how to engage students, motivate them to practice higher order thinking skills and promote meaningful learning using different small and large groups teaching approaches, discuss the strengths of each teaching and learning methods, discuss key learning principles underpinning the various strategies in teaching and learning and apply the theories and principles in hands‐on sessions.