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A/Prof Peter George Manning

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  • Emeritus Consultant, Emergency Medicine Department, National University Hospital
  • Emeritus Consultant, Emergency Medicine Department, Alexandra Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Core Faculty, NUHS Emergency Medicine Residency Programme, Emergency Medicine Department, National University Health System (NUHS)
  • Vice-Chairman, Medical Board for Clinical Risk Management & Medico-legal
  • Chairman, Mortality Audit Committee, National University Hospital
  • Singapore  Medical Council  Medical Assessor
  • Ministry of Health Engagement Officer to Attorney General's Chamber
  • Mediation Champion for National University Health System


MBBS (London), FACEP, FAMS (Emer Med)


Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Emergency Airway Management, Medical Education


As of October 2021 Associate Professor Manning has a career that spans 50 years and 4 countries, each with a unique approach to Emergency Medicine.

He graduated from University College Hospital Medical School, London in 1971, with his first contact with Emergency Medicine being in 1973 as a Senior House Officer at Peterborough District Hospital in UK. 

His formal Emergency Medicine residency training commenced in Toledo, Ohio USA in 1977, and he subsequently obtained his Board certification in 1984, recertifying in 1993. He worked for 17 years in Toledo as an attending physician in a busy department with a heavy accent on clinical work and teaching.
A/Prof Manning is a past Oral Board examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine, and is a past examiner for the  Conjoint MCEM/MMed [A&E] in Singapore. He is a past Chairman of the Residency Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Health, Singapore.
His current position as Emeritus Consultant in the Emergency Medicine Department at the National University Hospital combines clinical work, teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and administration at Medical Board level. He is Vice-Chairman Medical Board for Clinical Risk Management & Medico-legal matters, and, Chairman of the Mortality Audit Committee.
He completed a 7-year stint as Head of Department in June 2006.
With teaching becoming an ever-increasing component of his work, A/Prof Manning developed an Applied Basic Science Revision Course Revision Course in Applied Basic Sciences focused specifically on the needs of emergency physicians in training, as outlined in the curriculum of the College of Emergency Medicine [UK] for the MCEM Part A Examination. He has also developed a series of tutorials and practice examinations for the MCEM Part B and local MMed [Emergency Medicine] examinations, and, the local Exit certification examination.


  • National Day Award - Public Administration Medal (Bronze) 2020
  • Teaching Excellence Award - 2013, 2014, 2018 & 2019

Journals & Publications

  1. Co-editor "Guide to the Essentials in Emergency Medicine, McGraw Hill 2004 , 2015, 2022 ( Editions 1 - 3)

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Emergency Medicine
  • Singapore Medical Association

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