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Anaesthesiology Residency Programme

The NUHS Anaesthesiology Residency Programme strives for excellence in residency training and aims to enable each resident to achieve his or her highest potential. The cornerstone of our academic mission is the training of high quality and well-rounded specialists in anaesthesia, critical care and pain medicine.

The mission of our programme is the dedicated education of our residents in all areas of knowledge, clinical, technical skills and professional attitudes related to anaesthesia. Our graduates receive the Master of Medicine (MMed), Anaesthesia Singapore and upon exit, they will be able to practice anaesthesiology independently. In addition to clinical skills, our five-year programme emphasizes interpersonal skills, effective communication, professionalism, leadership in health services delivery, prudent financial resource stewardship, quality improvement programmes and the development of teaching skills.

Programme Highlights

Education Excellence

  • Experienced and dedicated team of faculty staff, many of whom are MMed Anaesthesia examiners and tutors
  • Strong postgraduate curriculum and training, poised to prepare the residents for the MMed anaesthesia exam
  • Excellent simulation training facilities with keen and experienced faculty
  • Training and opportunities to teach undergraduate students from NUS

Research Excellence

  • Strong research heritage in our university department, with opportunities in basic clinical and translational research
  • Mentor supervisor actively promote and facilitate research activities with a focus on research development journey rather than outcome
  • Opportunities for start-up programme and collaboration with other NUHS and NUS departments and faculties

Clinical Excellence

  • One integrated training site with all essential anaesthetic subspecialty exposure including obstetric, paediatric, cardiothoracic, neuro-anaesthesia and transplant
  • Rich and diverse caseload
  • Emphasis on evidence-based practice of anaesthesia and constant upgrading of anaesthetic practice through quality improvement programmes



Programme Director
Dr Deborah Khoo Xian Li

Associate Programme Director
Dr Elizabeth Ng Shu Hui
Dr Sugam Suvarn Kale

Core Faculty
Dr Will Loh Ne Hooi
Dr Ambika D/O Paramasivan
Dr Tan Yong Hui Addy
Dr Pan Ling Te Terry
Dr Tiong Hui-Fen
Dr Prachi Sharad Mohite

Contact Details

Programme  Director

Dr Deborah Khoo Xian Li

Programme Coordinators

Ms Nordian Ibrahim


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