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The Medical Education Distinction Track for Residents is a 2-year track that aims to build a community of educators by developing young clinicians through a structured programme, under the mentorship of passionate educators from various clinical fields. This 2-year track runs in parallel with the various NUHS junior and senior residency programmes.

Key Strengths


  • Mentee-Mentor pairing to facilitate relationship building
  • 2 monthly collaborative learning sessions
  • Annual scholarly work presentations

Structured Programme

  • Formal didactic workshops (CenMED or ESME certificate course)
  • Small-group teaching and group discussions (6 group meetings with mentors throughout each year)
  • Completion of a scholarly project (to be presented at a medical education conference by the end of the 2-year track)

Deliberate Practice

  • 2 teaching evaluation exercises
  • 1 education presentation
  • 1 education programme participation

Relevance to Residents

  • Stimulate interest & passion in medical education
  • Impart practical teaching skills
  • Develop individual education portfolio

Selection Criteria

  • Desire to improve one’s skills in teaching and medical education
  • Personal experience in teaching UG students / junior residents
  • Supported by Programme Director
  • Preferably a R2 resident, who will still be a resident/senior resident for the duration of the 2-year programme

Programme Details


Our Faculty


A/Prof Marion Aw
A/Prof Shirley Ooi


A/Prof Lau Tang Ching
A/Prof Clement Tan
A/Prof Khoo See Meng
Dr Peng Li Lee
Dr Perry Lau
Dr Soh Jian Yi
Dr Chan Yee Cheun
Dr Olszyna Dariusz Piotr
Dr Will Loh Ne Hooi
Dr Adrian Kee
Dr Derek Heng
Dr Ong Chooi Peng
Dr Mok Shao Feng
Asst Prof Chong Choon Seng

Contact Us


A/Prof Marion Aw

A/Prof Shirley Ooi

Programme Coordinator

Ms Pearlene Sim