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National Awards

 

National Medical Excellence Awards 

 

The National Medical Excellence Awards (NMEA) are national-level awards given out to recognise the efforts of clinicians, clinician scientists and other healthcare professionals for their clinical and research work. It acknowledges their contributions in advancing healthcare, improving the standards of patients safety and quality of care which ultimately improve people's lives.

 

2018


National Outstanding Clinician Award


The National Outstanding Clinician Awards recognises individuals with at least 15 years of service in public or private healthcare establishments. They are recognised as master clinicians in their own fieelds of specialty who have made exceptional contributions to clinical work in advancing the safety and quality of patient care, including supporting and facilitating research. The receipients have successfully introduced effective and/or novel treatment methods resulting in higher quality and standard of healthcare delivery.



Associate Professor Patrick Tseng Seng Kwong

Senior Consultant, National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore

Associate Professor, NUS Faculty of Dentistry

  

 

National Outstanding Clinician Educator Award 


The National Outstanding Clinician Educator Award recognises individuals with at least 15 years of service in public or private healthcare establishments. They are well-respeced clinicans who have contributed substantially to the postgraduate education of clinicians and/or clinician scientists.



Associate Professor Chen Fun Gee

Director, Division of Graduate Medical Studies, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Head, Divison of Critical & Intensive Care, National University Hospital

Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesia, National University Hospital

 

 

National Clinical Excellence Team Award 


The National Clinical Excellence Team Award recognises teams that have undertaken a clinical quality/practice improvement project that has contributed significantly to bridging the gap between knowledge and practice. Such projects would have a strong research element in improvrd standard of care, health outcomes, higher efficiency and/or more effective patient-centred services. The teams should demonstrate their achievements through successful implementation of their projects, which are novel, benefited many patients and are above and beyond the institutions' routine responsibility. 



Value Driven Outcomes

 

Associate Professor Keith Lim Hsiu Chin

Group Chief Value Officer, National University Health System

Senior Consultant, Department of Radiation Cardiology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore 


Associate Professor James Yip Wei Luen

Group Chief Medical Information Officer, National University Health System

Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine


Ms Wong Soo Min

Group Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Office Chief-of-Staff, National University Health System

 

 

2017


National Outstanding Clinician Award 


The National Outstanding Clinician Award recognises individuals with at least 15 years of service in public or private healthcare establishments. They are well-respeced clinicans who have contributed substantially to the postgraduate education of clinicians and/or clinician scientists.



Professor Arijit Biswas

National University Hospital

NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

 

 

National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award 


The National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award recognises individuals with at least 15 years of service in public or private healthcare establishments with outstanding cntributions to translational and clinical research work relating to their fields of speciality. Their contributions through research work have resulted in novel understanding of diseases with potential positive outcome on healthcare delivery. 


Associate Professor Chong Yap Seng

National University Hospital

NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine




National Day Awards 

 

Established in 1962, the annual National Day Awards recognises various types of merit and service to the nation. Singaporeans and non-Singaporeans alike are honoured for outstanding contributions to the civil or military service, social and community work or excellent performance in their own fields.

 

2018


The Public Administration Medal (Silver)

 

Associate Professor Aymeric Lim

Physician-in-Chief, NUHS 

Group Chief Human Resource Officer, NUHS 

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine 

Senior Consultant, Department of Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery, NUH

 

 

Professor Chia Kee Seng

Professor, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health


 

The Public Administration Medal (Bronze)

 

Associate Professor James Yip 

Group Chief Medical Informatics Officer, NUHS

Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, NUHCS

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine



Associate Professor Daniel Goh

Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital

Chair, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children’s Medical Institute, National University Hospital



Professor Wong Peng Cheng

Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University Hospital

Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine



Ms Joanne Yap

Group Chief Operating Officer, National University Health System

Data Protection Officer, National Unuversity Health System

Chief Strategy Officer, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital


For the full list of award recipents, click here.


2017


The Public Administration Medal (Silver)


Mr Foo Hee Jug

Deputy Chief Executive, National University Health System

Chief Executive Officer, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

 

 

Assoc Prof Grace Ong

Associate Professor, NUS Faculty of Dentistry

 

 

The Public Administration Medal (Bronze)


Prof Lawrence Ho Khek Yu

Group Director, Research Office, National University Health System

Vice-Dean, Research, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

 

For the full list of award recipents, click here.

 

 

President's Award for Nurses (2017)


Mdm Kuttiammal Sundarasan

Chief Nurse, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

 

APN (Dr) Lee Yee Mei

Assistant Director of Nursing, National University Hospital

Head, Nursing, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

 

NMEA Awards 2016

 

National Outstanding Clinician-Scientist Award

Professor Chng Wee Joo

Director & Senior Consultant, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

National University Health System

Deputy Director, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore

National University of Singapore

National Outstanding Clinical Quality Champion Award

Mr Wu Tuck Seng

Deputy Director and Head, Department of Pharmacy, National University Hospital

National University Health System

National Clinical Excellence Team Award

 

Nephrology Evaluation, Management and Optimization (NEMO) Programme

Assistant Professor Loh Ping Tyug

Co-Director, NEMO Programme

Senior Consultant

Division of Nephrology

National University Hospital

National University Health System

Professor A Vathsala

Director, NEMO Programme

Senior Consultant

Division of Nephrology

National University Hospital

National University Health System

Dr Lim Chee Kong

Co-Director, NEMO Programme

Family Physician & Consultant

National Healthcare Group Polyclincis

 

Ms Ong Shih Hui Samantha

Programme Manager, NEMO Programme

Division of Nephrology

National University Hospital

National University Health System

NMEA Awards 2015

 

National Outstanding Clinical Quality Champion Award

Associate Professor James Yip

Chief Medical Information Officer

National University Hospital

Senior Consultant

National University Heart Centre, Singapore

Associate Professor

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

National University Health System

National Outstanding Clinician-Scientist Award

Associate Professor Tai E Shyong

Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Endocrinology

National University Hospital

Associate Professor

NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

National University Health System

National Outstanding Clinician Mentor Award

Professor Lee Chuen Neng

Chairman

University Surgical Cluster

Professor Of Surgery                                                  

Department Of Surgery

School Of Medicine

National University Health System

NMEA Awards 2014

 

National Outstanding Clinical Quality Champion Award

Professor Wong Peng Cheang

Head & Senior Consultant, Div of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University Hospital

Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University Health System 

National Outstanding Clinician-Scientist Award

Associate Professor Allen Yeoh Eng Juh

Viva-Goh Foundation Associate Professor in Paediatric Oncology

Senior Consultant, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital

Senior Consultant, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Dept of Paediatric, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University Health System

National Outstanding Clinician Mentor Award

Professor Quak Seng Hock

Head & Senior Consultant, Div of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital

Dept of Paediatrics, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University Health System

National Clinical Excellence Team Award

Associate Professor Malcolm Mahadevan

Head & Senior Consultant, Dept of Emergency Medicine, National University Hospital 

National University Health System


Professor Lim Tow Keang

Senior Consultant, Division of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, National University Hospital

Department of Medicine, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University Health System

Dr Lim Hui Fang 

Consultant, Division of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, National University Hospital

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University Health System

Dr Kuan Win Sen

Consultant, Department of Emergency Medicine, National University Hospital

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University Health System