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Internal Medicine

Overview

Internal medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases.

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at SingHealth is a three-year program designed to provide you with the clinical skills and broad knowledge you need to become clinician leaders of Internal Medicine. 

Understand the interrelationships between health and diseases for the community at large in a learning environment that encourages independent thinking and an enquiring mind.

If this sounds like what you would love to do, read on to find out more.

 

Our subspecialty areas include: 

       Cardiology

       Endocrinology

       Gastroenterology

       Geriatric Medicine

       Hematology

       Infectious Disease

       Internal Medicine             

       Medical Oncology

       Neurology

       Palliative Medicine

       Pulmonary

       Rehabilitation Medicine

       Renal Medicine

       Respiratory & Critical Care

       Rheumatology

 

Why Join SingHealth Residency Internal Medicine Program

Unrivaled Clinical Case-mix

The comprehensive range of patient case-mix at SingHealth gives you wide exposure to clinical cases. The thoughtful balance of inpatient and ambulatory experiences on the Program will allow you to develop your confidence and cultivate your mindset as an Internist.

Wide range of Academic Activities

With so many subspecialties under one roof, SingHealth offers a wide variety of academic activities for you to learn from the best in academic medicine. You can look forward to continuity clinics, educational conferences, research and mentorship opportunities.

Renowned Faculty and Dedicated Mentors

The specialty of Internal Medicine in SingHealth has a long tradition of producing dedicated teachers. You will be supervised by subspecialists who are widely-recognized as leading clinicians in their field and have an excellent track record in teaching and medical education.

Structured Curriculum and Effective Learning

With competency-based, structured assessments and regular feedback by mentors on your progress, you would be equipped to learn more effectively.

The Curriculum

The SingHealth Internal Medicine Program is a three-year program that prepares you for a career in Internal Medicine at a tertiary institution, or at a clinical practice in an academic institution.

SingHealth offers the finest training opportunities in Internal Medicine, as training takes place mainly at two sites – Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Major Participating Site, Changi General Hospital (CGH).

Rotations may also include National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) and National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), three well-established national referral centres in Singapore, which will greatly enrich your training experience.

 

SAMPLE ROTATION CHART 

Clinician-Scientist Track
Residents who wish to develop themselves in the area of clinical research have the opportunity to pursue research through the Clinician-Scientist Track. As Medicine is an Academic Clinical Program with four established career tracks for doctors (clinician-practitioner, clinician-investigator, clinician-educator and clinician-administrator), residents can pursue a clinician-investigator career should they have the aptitude for research.

Career Prospects
As the largest healthcare service provider in Singapore, Internal Medicine Residents can look forward to career opportunities and job rotations at many SingHealth institutions, and take their professional development to the next level through our comprehensive training and development initiatives. 

Upon completion of their Residency training, senior residents can apply for the following Senior Residency programs:

1.          Advance IM

2.          Cardiology

3.          Neurology - SGH / Neurology - TTSH

4.           Respiratory/Critical Care

5.           Geriatrics

6.           Haematology

7.           Oncology

8.           Palliative Medicine

9.           Endocrinology

10.        Nephrology

11.        Rheumatology                                              

12.        Rehabilitation Medicine                                                                    

13.        Gastroenterology / Hepatology

14.      Infectious Disease

15.      Nuclear Medicine                                                                    

 

Program Director

Dr Prof Phua Ghee Chee, Senior Consultant, Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, SGH

 

Physician Faculty

 

Contact Details

Email: IMresidency@singhealth.com.sg and i.am.interested@singhealthimresidency.com

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DR  DIXON GRANT

Taking care of patients just as how I want my family to be taken care of

 

DR TAN POH YONG

Not just love for medicine, but love for people

 

 

 
 
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