Established in 1905 as the Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States Government Medical School, and later re-named as King Edward VII Medical School, the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine offers one of the finest undergraduate medical programmes in the Asia Pacific region and commands international recognition and respect. For Academic Year 2011-2012, the School has an intake of 280 new students for the July admission.
The School strives to fulfill its tripartite mission of providing excellent clinical care, training the next generation of healthcare professionals, and fostering research that will transform the practice of medicine. It plays a pivotal role in producing future leaders in healthcare delivery, discovery and public service, as well as in Singapore's Biomedical Sciences Initiative and SingaporeMedicine, a medical tourism intiative.
The School's 17 departments in the basic sciences and clinical specialties work closely with the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, the Centre for Biomedical Ethics, and the Centre of Excellence for Health Services Research to ensure that teaching and research are aligned and relevant to Singapore's healthcare needs.
For further information on NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, please visit the school web site at http://medicine.nus.edu.sg