After comprehensive and broad-based training under the Internal Medicine Residency program, where residents are not just trained in clinical competence but also equipped with critical thinking skills in the contemporary practice of medicine, the following 11 Senior Residency programs are available in NUH.
Cardiology Senior Residency
The Cardiology Senior Residency is under A/P Adrian Low, a cardiologist with the National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS). Dr Low is currently Clinical Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory in NUHCS as well as Programme Director of Acute Coronary Syndrome, NUHCS. His clinical and research interests include acute coronary syndromes, invasive haemodynamics as well as novel interventional techniques.
Endocrinology Senior Residency
The Endocrinology Senior Residency is under Dr Doddabele Deepak, consultant in Endocrinology NUH and a core faculty member of the NUHS Internal Medicine Residency Program since 2010. He qualified from JIPMER, Pondicherry University and subsequently obtained postgraduate training in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Internal Medicine from Liverpool, UK. He also obtained a higher degree of MD from the University of Liverpool for clinical research in the field of growth hormone deficiency in adults. His specialty area of interests includes neuro-endocrinology, adrenal & gonadal disorders and diabetes management in patients on insulin pumps.
Gastroenterology Senior Residency
The Gastroenterology Senior Residency is under Dr Lim Lee Guan, Assistant Professor of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, NUH. With MBBS (Singapore) and MRCP (UK) under his belt, Dr Lim is also accredited as a specialist in Gastroenterology by the Specialist Accreditation Board, Singapore. He is involved in undergraduate, postgraduate and public education and has won numerous teaching awards like the National Healthcare Group Excellence Award for Teaching (2008) as well as received research awards like the Young Investigator Award at the Asia Pacific Digestive Week 2011.
Advanced Internal Medicine Senior Residency
The Advanced Internal Medicine Senior Residency is under Dr Dariusz Piotr Olszyna, who is also Associate Program Director for the NUHS Internal Medicine Residency Program and Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Dr Olszyna serves as Postgraduate Education Director of the University Medicine Cluster. He is a consultant for Division of General Internal Medicine and for the Division of Infectious Diseases. Dr Olszyna received his advanced specialty training in both general internal medicine and infectious diseases at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He obtained his PhD from the University of Amsterdam in 2001. Dr Olszyna's main areas of clinical interest are HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis.
Geriatric Medicine Senior Residency
The Geriatric Medicine Senior Residency is under Dr Melvin Chua (email@example.com) who graduated from the University of Glasgow Medical School. He subsequently undertook his postgraduate training in Glasgow and Aberdeen in both Geriatric Medicine/General Internal Medicine, and worked as a Consultant Physician in Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Dr Chua hopes to promote general well-being and health amongst older people in Singapore through research and the implementation of evidence-based medicine to enable them to lead independent and healthy lives.
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Haematology Senior Residency
The Haematology Senior Residency is under Dr Chee Yen Lin, consultant in Haematology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore. Dr Chee graduated from Glasgow University and received her Haematology training in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and PhD from Aberdeen University. She holds a joint appointment with National University of Singapore as an Undergraduate Training and Education Director. Her areas of clinical interests are in Thrombosis and Haemostasis and Lymphoma.
Infectious Diseases Senior Residency
The Infectious Diseases Senior Residency is under Dr Sophia Archuleta, who joined the Division of Infectious Diseases as a clinician educator in 2008. She currently serves as postgraduate education director for the Division of Infectious Diseases and chair of the NUHS Residency Graduate Medical Education Committee - Medical Education Research sub-committee. Her clinical interests are in the field of HIV/AIDS and she heads the newly-established NUH HIV Program. She is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. Prior to coming to Singapore, she was on the faculty of the Division of International Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Weill Cornell Medical Center where she developed her passion for HIV care and graduate medical education. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Yale University, an MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her internal medicine & infectious diseases training at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Medical Oncology Senior Residency
The Medical Oncology Senior Residency is under Dr Tan Sing Huang who obtained her medical degrees from the National University of Singapore (MBBS), the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom [MRCP(UK)] and the Masters of Medicine (Singapore). Dr Tan is a certified medical oncologist with the Singapore Medical Council and sits on the committee of the National Healthcare Group Domain-Specific Ethics Review Board.
Neurology Senior Residency
The Neurology Senior Residency is under Dr Rahul Rathakrishnan, who graduated from the University of Southampton, UK. After the completion of advanced specialty training in neurology, he undertook a fellowship at the Montreal Neurological Institute, Canada. His area of interest lies in the management of patients with epilepsy and seizure disorders. His research interests relate to the advanced application of EEG techniques in neurological disease.
Renal Medicine Senior Residency
The Renal Medicine Senior Residency is under Dr Teo Boon Wee, who graduated from the National University of Ireland (University College, Cork) and won the Aodan O Donnchada Memorial Prize for the best pediatric project and the P.F. Fitzpatrick Prize in Social and Preventive Medicine. He underwent internal medicine residency training at the University Hospitals of Cleveland (Case Western Reserve University), winning the Norman Gordan Award for being an outstanding medical resident. His clinical interest is in intensive care nephrology, particularly in the support of critically ill patients with acute renal failure, especially with continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) and their different modes.
Respiratory Medicine Senior Residency
The Respiratory Medicine Senior Residency is under Dr See Kay Choong, Consultant in the Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Dr See graduated from NUS and completed Advanced Specialty Training in both Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. He obtained the European Diploma in Intensive Care and Masters of Public Health from Harvard University with a focus on Quantitative Methods.
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Rheumatology Senior Residency
Dr Teng Gim Gee is the rheumatologist consultant at National University Health System, University Medicine Cluster, Division of Rheumatology. As the Program Director for the new Rheumatology Senior Residency, she is committed to the education and success of trainees. Dr Teng graduated from the School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore and pursued Internal Medicine Residency at the Austin Medical Education Programs in Austin, Texas where later she served as the chief medical resident. She obtained board certification after her rheumatology fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States. She was involved in development of guidelines of use of non-biologics and biologic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis for the American College of Rheumatology. Dr Teng has active research in health services and epidemiological studies as well as clinical trials in gout, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. She was awarded the Best Mentor Award in 2011 and Best Clinical Supervisor in 2011-12 for her dedication as an Internal Medicine core faculty in NUH. She has also contributed as active member of the Osteoporosis Society of Singapore and Singapore Society of Rheumatology.