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NUHS, in collaboration with St Luke’s Hospital, Raffles Medical Group and Frontier Healthcare, is launching an innovative Family Medicine Residency Program.

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1 NUHS, in collaboration with St Luke’s Hospital, Raffles Medical Group and Frontier Healthcare, is launching an innovative Family Medicine Residency Program that offers our trainees a diverse experience in an acute tertiary academic hospital, community hospital and private GP settings. Continuity Clinic at our Family Medicine Centre where they will receive mentorship by a panel of Family Medicine Physician Faculty. A sample trainee’s rotation is as follows:- Leveraging on the strengths of each of the participating institutions, trainees will experience breadth and depth in their residency learning and a continuum of care in different settings. Inpatient rotations at NUH Structured training in Adult and Paediatrics Medicine through inpatient rotation and NUHS Specialist Ambulatory Care rotation. Faculty has vast experience in preparing trainees for the MMed Family Medicine Exams being involved in developing and organizing the exams since its inception This program exposes the FM Resident to a public-private mix that extends the breadth of primary care exposure to firsthand experience of private GP practice in graduated blocks of learning, a FMC focused on continuity care and chronic disease management, specialist ambulatory care experience in NUHS, and rotating hospital postings. The Resident will also develop competency in assessing and meeting the healthcare needs of our citizens from young to old -- in acute care, continuing care, home care and end-of-life care. STRENGTHS OF OUR PROGRAM : NUHS Family Medicine Residency Program st Year Residency Clinical Experience Adult medicine Obstetrics & GynaecologyPaediatric Medicine Family Medicine Centre Continuity Clinic 2 nd Year Residency Clinical Experience General SurgeryOrthopaedic SurgeryGeneral PracticeSpecialist Outpatient Clinic Family Medicine Centre Continuity Clinic 3rd Year Residency Clinical Experience Elective PostingEmergency MedicineGeneral Practice Family Medicine Centre Continuity Clinic

2 Our Faculty A/Prof Goh Lee Gan Program Director A/Prof Goh Lee Gan Programme Director Contact No : BBM, MBBS (Singapore), MMED (Internal Medicine), FCFP(Singapore), FRCGP, FRACGP, Fellow Wonca Current NUS Appointments Senior Consultant & Head, Division of Family Medicine, NUHS Core Faculty, Continuity Care Clinic, NUHS Internal Medicine Residency Programme Chief Examiner, MMed(Family Medicine) Chief Examiner, GDFM Other Appointments President, College of Family Physicians, Singapore Member, Office Public Guardian Board, MCYS Medical Advisor, NTUC Medical Indemnity Insurance for Doctors Awards Inspiring Mentor Award, NUS Alumni, 2009 Wesley Fabb Orator – Connecting Care as the Next Conceptual Leap in Family Medicine, 2009 Henry Lim Lecture – A Formula for Successful Ageing, 2009 Public Service Star (BBM) – for contributions as Chairman of AIDs Task Force , 2005 Fellow, Wonca A/Prof Goh believes in the development of family physicians to the best of their capability. Over the last 20 years he has participated actively in the development of Family Medicine in Singapore. His passion and motivation is to imbue upon every medical undergraduate and every family medicine postgraduate the values of a family physician and family centred practice..

3 Our Faculty Current appointments Medical Director & Senior Consultant, St Luke’s Hospital Adjunct Associate Professor, National University Health System (NUHS) Adjunct Associate Professor, Dukes-NUS GMS Visiting Consultant, Department of Family Medicine and continuing care, Singapore General hospital Visiting consultant, National University Hospital. Censor In Chief, College of Family Physicians, Singapore Concurrent Appointments Examiner,- Graduate Diploma of Family Medicine, and Graduate Diploma of Geriatric Medicine, - Masters of Medicine (Family Medicine), National University of Singapore. Member- National dementia network; MOH Member – Medical advisory committee, Quality Steering committee, AIC Post graduate Training Completed Masters of Medicine (Family Medicine) in 1999 and became a Fellow of the College in Family Medicine in Spent one and a half year in clinical geriatric training in Australia culminating in a second Masters of Medicine (Geriatrics) UNSW in Awards Gold Medal for Masters of Medicine (Fam Med), NUS 1999 Overseas Training Scholarship years community geriatrics training in Melbourne and Sydney Healthcare Humanity Award 2006 by the Courage Fund Rajakumar Award for Best Research paper -2nd Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference 2010 A/Prof Tan Boon Yeow Associate Program Director A/Prof Tan Boon Yeow Associate Programme Director MBBS, MMED (Fam Med), MMed(Geriatrics)UNSW, FCFP(S) A/Prof Tan has a broad scope of experience that spans acute hospital care, community based hospital care and primary care. His passion lies in the integration of care across the diverse settings that patients will traverse in the course of their care.

4 Dr Tham is a Board Member of Agency for Integrated Care (AIC), a subsidiary of MOH Holdings. He is a Council Member of the College of Family Physicians Singapore (CFPS). He is a former Council Member of the Singapore Medical Association (SMA) for several years and has served as its Honorary Secretary. Dr Tham has served in various Ministry of Health committees including the Clinical Advisory Committee for Chronic Disease Management, Advisory Committee for National Diabetes Strategy and Clinical Practice Guidelines Subgroup on Prostate Cancer Screening. He is presently a member of the following: National Transplant Ethics Panel of Independent Medical Practitioners, Singapore Medical Council’s Complaints Panel and Screening Tests Review Committee (Academy of Medicine). He also co-chairs the GP Advisory Panel (AIC). Dr Tham is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine where he teaches Family Medicine to undergraduate medical students. He is a Tutor in the Graduate Diploma of Family Medicine programme, a postgraduate Family Medicine course conducted by NUS. Dr Chng Shih Kiat Core Faculty Dr Chng Shih Kiat Core Faculty MBBS (Flinders), B. Med. Sc (Hons), GDFM (S'pore), GDOM (S'pore), DFD, DME (Aviation), MCFP (S), MMED (Fam Med) (S) Dr Tham Tat Yean Core Faculty Dr Tham Tat Yean Core Faculty MBBS, MCFP(S), GDFM, GradDip FPDerm, GradDip OccMed Dr Tham is the Chief Executive Officer & Senior Family Physician, Frontier Healthcare Group. He is responsible for charting the corporate direction and business strategies of his group practice. Apart from his corporate management responsibilities, he is also a practising family physician. Our Faculty Dr Chng is the Deputy Medical Director of the Raffles Medical Clinics and currently works as a Family Physician in Raffles Executive Medical Centre at Raffles Hospital. He is a tutor in the Graduate Diploma of Family Medicine course and also serves as an assistant supervisor for the Master of Medicine in Family Medicine (Programme B) training. He also teaches in undergraduate family medicine programmes in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Current appointments Deputy Medical Director, Raffles Medical Clinics Family Physician, Raffles Executive Medical Centre Concurrent appointments Member of Family Physician Accreditation Committee Member of Family Medicine Residency Advisory Committee Past appointments Member of MOH chronic disease management advisory committee Member of MOH workgroup for FM residency programme


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