Education

The education arm of the Paediatrics ACP is to cultivate a culture of continuum in teaching and learning achieves the best possible care for our paediatric patients.

The Paediatric Core Curriculum (PCC) committee was mooted during the Key Paediatric Educationalist strategic meeting on 2nd June 2012. The PCC committee is led by Assoc Prof Loh Tsee Foong (Chair) and Assoc Prof Fabian Yap (Vice-chair), together with representations from various departments within the Paediatrics ACP from both Campus of SGH and KKH.

The following are some of the initiatives for Postgraduates:

  • Increased frequency of Mock Exams to create more clinical exposure in exam settings.
  • Electives for SingHealth Paediatrics residents at Imperial College, UK Paediatrics Residency for 2-4 weeks in general/ subspecialty paediatric postings to broaden their horizons.
  • Electives for SingHealth Paediatrics residents at Duke, USA Paediatrics Residency for 2-4 weeks to emphasise collaboration through the exchange of scientific and cultural knowledge.

Awards

 Name  Title Award
2012 Recipients
Prof Chay Oh Moh Distinguished Educator Award
Dr Janil Arusha Puthucheary SingHealth Young Leader
Dr Castillo Leodivica Taboy Critical Talent award
Dr Choo Henn Tean Sylvia 5th SingHealth Allied Health Innovative Practice Award (Team) for Mission I’mPossible)
Dr Lim Hong Huay 1st Prize - The 9th National Healthcare Quality Improvement(HQI) Poster Competition 2012
Dr Alvin Chang Shang Ming Merit Award –  The 9th National Healthcare Quality Improvement(HQI) Poster Competition 2012
Dr Justin Tan Hung Tiong Commendation Award –  The 9th National Healthcare Quality Improvement(HQI) Poster Competition 2012
Dr Bhavani Sriram Ministry of Health FY2012 Healthcare Quality Improvement & Innovation(HQI2) Fund Award - "Control of Methicillin Resistant Staphyaureus in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) using a targeted surveillance policy, decolonisation strategy and cohorting of cases"
Prof Tan Cheng Lim, Prof Phua Kong Boo, Dr Peter Wong Choong Yi, Dr Bhavani Sriram Nominated by the NUS 2012 Graduating Class of Students as “Role Model Teachers.”
Dr Derrick Chan Wei-Shih KKPD Awards 2012 – Outstanding Clinical Teacher (Dr)
Respiratory Medicine Service and Allergy Service Ministry of Education (MOE) Academy Awards for Professional Development 2012 (Partner Award)
2013 Recipients
Prof Tan Cheng Lim SingHealth Distinguished Mentor Award 2013
Prof Phua Kong Boo SingHealth Distinguished Golden Achievement Award 2013


Other Initiatives

1) Academic Visiting Experts Programme (AVEP)
The AVEP enables the Paediatrics ACP to engage internationally recognised leaders in academia and research to enhance the academic and research needs of the ACP. AVEP is a complement to the Ministry of Health, Singapore’s visiting Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) programme.

 

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