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Overview

The SingHealth Pediatrics Residency Program seeks to groom competent physicians with the relevant medical knowledge, clinical skill sets and right attitudes to care for young patients.

The three-year robust training program offers a training curriculum that comprises a fine mix of clinical activities, didactic lectures and research opportunities in a well-rounded environment.

As a Pediatrician, you play an important role in the development and wellbeing of the next generation. If you enjoy working with children and want to make a difference in the lives of children and their families, a career in Pediatrics will allow you to pursue your aspirations.

Our Subspecialty Areas   

    Endocrinology

    Gastroenterology

    Genetics

    Infectious Disease

    Nephrology

    Neurology

    Allergy

    Respiratory Medicine

    Adolescent Medicine

    Cardiology

    Children’s Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

    Hematology/ Oncology

    Rheumatology & Immunology

    Neonatology

 

Why Join SingHealth Residency Pediatrics Program

Wide Exposure at KKH – Singapore’s Main Pediatric Teaching Hospital

The main training site for the SingHealth Pediatric Residency Program is at KKH – Singapore’s only integrated hospital for women and children, and one of the largest children’s hospitals regionally. KKH is an 827-bed Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited hospital with a 365-bed dedicated children’s facility. Benefit from the wide exposure and case-mix at KKH, which is equipped with Pediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU and Singapore’s first children’s Emergency Department. It is also a major pediatric teaching hospital affiliated with the local medical schools.

Renowned Pediatrics Faculty and Dedicated Mentors

Our outstanding faculty members are locally and regionally recognized leaders in Pediatrics. They are passionate about educating and cultivating the future generation of pediatricians. Each Resident is matched to a mentor for the duration of their Residency program to nurture and develop an Individualized Learning Plan and maximize training. 

Well-Rounded Training Environment

With competency-based, structured assessments and regular feedback by mentors on your progress, you would be equipped to learn effectively. Program features such as continuity clinics and educational conferences are also in place to enhance your training as a pediatrician.

Continuity Clinics to Enhance Pediatric Training

By participating in continuity clinics, you can enhance your knowledge about the development of common pediatric conditions, through the various ages. Residents can also take part in research projects and educational conferences to hone your medical knowledge and research skills.

 

The Curriculum

The SingHealth Pediatric Residency Program is a three-year robust training program.

Residents will be exposed to a diverse range of training opportunities including grand rounds, grey case conferences, XR conferences, topic reviews, core didactic lectures and bedside teaching.

Upon completion of the program, Residents will embark on a two to three-year general academic or subspecialty fellowship training to prepare you to become pediatric subspecialists (subject to individual subspecialty training requirements) or hospitalists

SAMPLE ROTATION CHART

 

 

Career Prospects

 

 

Program Director

Dr Shahdadpuri Raveen Ishwardas, Senior Consultant, Dept of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics & Adolescent, KKH

 

Physician Faculty

 

Contact Details

Email: PedsResidency@singhealth.com.sg

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 DR BENNY LOO

The smile from my young patient keeps me going everyday

 

 DR VALERIE HO

I am here to learn and become a better doctor

 

 

 
 
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