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  • Renal Medicine Residency
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RM1

Definition  of specialty

Welcome to the Renal Medicine (Nephrology) Senior Residency Program. We are offering you an exciting, comprehensive and well structured program dealing withall aspects of clinical nephrology.

This is a 2+1 year program during which you will be exposed to a broad spectrum of renal diseases, structured supervised clinical teaching, intense inpatient consultations, hands-on procedures, supplemented by interactive lectures, reflection of learning, case based discussions and journal clubs. You will also benefit from cross-institutional elective postings, teaching opportunities and scholarly activities  with great emphasis placed on a sound work-life balance.

Prior to appointment in the program,you should have completed and satisfied ACGME-I basic core specialty training in Internal Medicine.

 

Specialty-specific Educational Program and objectives

RM2 Duration: 3 years ( 1 year at KTPH, 6 months at  TTSH, 4-6 months at an  accredited renal transplant  centre and an additional 1 year elective at  KTPH)

 During the first year you will learn renal basic sciences and gain experience  in  the evaluation and management of acute kidney injury, chronic kidney  disease,  disorders of fluid, acid-base and electrolytes, bone mineral      disease,  genetic and  inherited renal diseases, glomerulonephritides,      diabetic  nephropathy, renal  vascular diseases, geriatric renal medicine,      urinary tract  infections, urologic  conditions and the interactions between    drugs and the  kidney. This will be  complemented by exposure to      supervised structured  continuity clinics and  simulated and real-life      procedural competency acquisition in  tunneled and non-  tunelled dialysis    catheter insertion and native renal biopsy).

 The second year is devoted to supervised clinical exposure to principles and  practice of dialysis therapies (acute and chronic haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis  and continous and apheretic therapies) and management in the intensive care  unit setting of patients with renal disorders.


RM3 Posting in pre and post renal transplant  care at a dedicated centre shall be
 towards the end of the second year or beginning of third year.

You will be strongly encouraged and mentored to pursue research projects and quality improvement audits for presentation and publication in local, regional or international meetings and journals respectively.

Our program will foremost prepare you for the ACGME-I accredited exit exams in renal medicine and provide you with ample experience and entrustment for your  future role as an all-round renal medicine consultant at both inpatient and outpatient setting and the requisite interpersonal, communication skills and professionalism.

The third year is considered an elective year whereby knowledge, approach and attitude towards patients’ care are consolidated, research projects completed and preparation for the RAC exit exams are made.

AA Updated March 2019
 

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Our Faculty Members:

Our Renal Medicine service comprises of a group of dedicated nephrologists who take pride and are passionate about clinical care and teaching. We work as a team and enjoy a very close working relationship with the dietary and social services, as well as colleagues in diagnostic and interventional radiology, pathology, psychiatry, palliative medicine, vascular surgery and urology.

 

 

Name:                             Dr Claude Jeffrey Renaud

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Senior Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine, Division of Renal Medicine

Credentials:                      MBChB (UZ), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Renal)

 

 

 

 

Name:                              Dr Lim Eng Kuang

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine, Division Head of Renal Medicine

Credentials:                      MBBS (U.M.), MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med)

 

 

 

Name:                              Dr Allen Liu Yan Lun

Teaching Appointment:      Faculty Member

Designation:                     Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine, Division of Renal Medicine

Credentials:                      MBChB, MRCP

 

 

 

Name:                             Dr Grace Tan Feng Ling

Teaching Appointment:      Faculty Member

Designation:                     Associate Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine, Division of Renal Medicine

Credentials:                      MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK)

 

 

 

Name:                             Dr Selene Teoh Tse Yen

Teaching Appointment:      Faculty Member

Designation:                     Associate Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine, Division of Renal Medicine

Credentials:                      MBBS (Malaysia)

 

 

 

Name:                             Dr Chai Chung Cheen

Teaching Appointment:      Faculty Member

Designation:                     Associate Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine, Division of Renal Medicine

Credentials:                      MBBS (Malaysia), MRCP (UK)

 

 

AA Updated March 2019


 

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