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Dr Yau Ying Wei

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  • Senior Consultant, Emergency Medicine Department, National University Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, Emergency Medicine Department, Alexandra Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


MBBS (Singapore)


Emergency Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Chronic Programme (Live Better), FAST Programme (Get Better)


Dr Yau Ying Wei is a specialist in Emergency Medicine. She also holds an Assistant Professor appointment at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

She graduated with MBBS from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2009, obtained Membership of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine in 2013 and  completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at the National University Health System (NUHS) in Singapore in 2016. She was awarded the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2019 for her dedication towards undergraduate medical education. 

As a curious researcher, she has been involved in research projects and co-authored several publications in varied areas such as stroke, infection and sepsis, critical care and medical education. As part of her personal growth as a clinical researcher, she was also awarded NUHS Seed Fund in 2018 and further obtained the Master of Clinical Investigation (MCI) from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2020. 

She is passionate to improve the healthcare system efficiency and ensuring sustainability while maintaining patient and staff safety. She is continually looking out for meaningful collaborations and research, particularly in areas to improve healthcare resource utilisation and efficiency, patient outcomes and staff well-being.


  • 2023 - The Commendation Medal, National Awards (COVID-19)
  • 2019 - NUS YLL SOM Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2018 - MOH Healthcare Research Scholarship (Master of Clinical Investigation, MCI)
  • 2018 - NUHS Seed Fund (August 2018 Grant Call) Award
  • 2017 - NUHS Leadership in Academic Medicine (NLAM) Clinician-Scientist Unit Pitch for Fund 'Best Oral Presentation' Award

Professional Memberships

  • Society for Emergency Medicine in Singapore (SEMS)

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  • Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
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  • Jurong Community Hospital
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  • Jurong Medical Centre
  • National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
  • National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
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  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
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