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PGY1

OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAMME
The PGY 1 Training Programme brings together the dedicated
teaching faculties of both Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) and
Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH).
Our aim is to create a supportive environment for the development of
junior doctors by providing a structured and broad-based education in
General Medicine, Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery.
You may choose to rotate through
the following departments:
• Four months of General Medicine
• Four months of Surgery

• Four months of Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Programme Overview

The PGY 1 Training Programme brings together the dedicated teaching faculties of both Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH).

Learn from experienced clinicians who enjoy teaching and mentoring the next generation of doctors.

Our aim is to create a supportive environment for the development of junior doctors by providing a structured and broad-based education in General Medicine, Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery. You may choose to rotate through the following departments:

• Four months of General Medicine

• Four months of Surgery

• Four months of Orthopaedic Surgery

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PGY1 trainees in KTPH will also benefit from our Common Curriculum, which focuses on the wider competencies required to be a successful clinician.

which focuses on the wider competencies required to be a successful
clinician.
These competencies are:
• Patient Care
• Medical Knowledge
• Interpersonal Skills and Communication
• Professionalism
• Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
• System-Based Practice
Through a combination of didactic and clinical activities, these essential
competencies are taught inPGY1 trainees in KTPH will also benefit from our Common Curriculum,which focuses on the wider competencies required to be a successfulclinician.

These competencies are:
• Patient Care
• Medical Knowledge
• Interpersonal Skills and Communication
• Professionalism
• Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
• System-Based Practice

Through a combination of didactic and clinical activities, these essential competencies are taught in a manner to ease progression from a student to a practicing doctor.

Rotation to Department of General Medicine

The Department of General Medicine in KTPH has retained its traditional strength in broad-based clinical medicine. Our distinguished teaching faculty and long history of teaching excellence will ensure that PGY1 trainees receive outstanding training which includes evidence-based, independent and critical thinking to aid clinical decision-making in patient care.

Rotation to Department of Surgery

Rotation to the Department of Surgery introduces PGY1 trainees to a wide variety of cases in colorectal, hepatobilliary, bariatric and endocrine surgery as well as advanced laparoscopic surgery. Through structured teaching and academic activities, this rotation gives PGY1 trainees the solid foundation that forms the core of good surgical training. PGY 1 trainees will be given opportunities to acquire surgical skills and experience through a supervised hands-on approach.

Rotation to Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Orthopaedic Surgery rotation offers the experience of a multidisciplinary approach to orthopaedic care. PGY1 trainees will be given progressive responsibility for the care of patients under the supervision of dedicated faculty members with special emphasis placed on the understanding of the inter-related sub-facets of orthopaedic care. PGY1 trainees will also attain good grounding in the areas of geriatric medicine (ortho-geriatrics) and rehabilitation physiotherapy which are important components of orthopaedic training.

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Our Faculty Members:

 

 

 

Name:                             Dr Nimeshi Sanjila Peiris

Teaching Appointment:      Programme Director

Designation:                     Associate Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine / Division of Internal Medicine

Credentials:                      MBBS (NUS, Singapore), MRCP (RCP, United Kingdom), Acute

                                       Medicine (RCP, United Kingdom)

 

 

 

Name:                              Dr Pushpalatha Bangalore Lingegowda

Teaching Appointment:      Associate Programme Director

Designation:                     Senior Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine / Division of Infectious Diseases

Credentials:                      MBBS (Bangalore U, India), Board Cert (Int Med) (ABIM, United States), MSc

                                       Clinical Research (Edinburgh)

 

 

 

Name:                             Dr Leong Chuo Ren

Teaching Appointment:      Associate Programme Director

Designation:                     Senior Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of Surgery

Credentials:                      MD CM (McGill U, Canada), Board Cert (Surgery) (ABS, United States)

 

 

 

Name:                              Dr Yeoh Ching Sing

Teaching Appointment:      Associate Programme Director

Designation:                     Associate Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Credentials:                      MB ChB (U of Edinburgh, UK), MRCSEd (RCS, UK), M Med (NUS, Singapore),

                                       FRCSEd (RCS,United Kingdom)

 

 

 

Name:                             Dr Gohar Sandeep

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Associate Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine / Division of Internal Medicine

Credentials:                      MBBS (Goa U, India), MRCP (RCP, United Kingdom), Acute Medicine (RCP, United

                                       Kingdom), Int Med (Specialist)(Singapore)

 

 

 

Name:                             Dr Niyati Jauhar

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine / Division of Endocrinology

Credentials:                      MBBS (NUS, Singapore), MRCP (RCP, United Kingdom)

 

  

 

 

Name:                             Dr Selene Teoh Tse Yen

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Associate Consultant

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

Credentials:                      MBBS (U of Malaya, Malaysia), MRCP (RCP, United Kingdom) 

 


 

Name:                              Dr Thofique Adamjee

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Consultant

Department/Division:         Department of General Medicine / Division of Internal Medicine

Credentials:                      MBBS (U of London, United Kingdom) , MRCP (RCP, United Kingdom), M Sc

                                       (Public Health)(U of London, UK)

 

 

 

 

Name:                              Dr Wu Qiumei

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Associate Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine / Division of Respiratory Medicine

Credentials:                      MBBS (NUS, Singapore), MRCP (RCP, United Kingdom)

 

 

 

Name:                              Dr Chan Li Huan Angela Marie

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Associate Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of General Medicine / Division of Rheumatology

Credentials:                      MBBS (NUS, Singapore), MRCP (RCP, United Kingdom), M Med (NUS,

                                        Singapore), FAMS (Rheumatology)

 

 

 

 


 

Name:                              Dr Anil Dinkar Rao

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of Surgery

Credentials:                      MBBS (U of Bombay, India), M.S (Surgery) (U of Bombay, India), FRCS Ed,

                                       MMed (Surgery)(NUS, Singapore), FRCS Ed (Gen Surgery)(RCS, United

                                       Kingdom)

 

 

 

Name:                              Dr Jerry Goo Tiong Thye

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of Surgery

Credentials:                      MB BCh BAO (National U of Ireland, Ireland) , MRCSEd (RCS, United Kingdom),

                                       M Med (Surgery) (NUS, Singapore) FRCSEd (Surgery) (RCS, United Kingdom),

                                       FAMS (Surgery)

 

 

 

Name:                              Dr Pauleon Tan Enjiu

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of Surgery

Credentials:                      MBBS (NUS, Singapore), M Med (Surgery) (NUS, Singapore), FRCSEd (RCS,

                                       United Kingdom)

 

 

 

Name:                              Adj. Assoc Prof Wong Lee Yuen

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Senior Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Credentials:                      MBBS (NUS, Singapore), M Med (Orthopaedic Surgery) (NUS, Singapore),

                                       FRCSEd (RCS, United Kingdom)

 

 

 

Name:                              Dr Timothy Teo Wei Wen

Teaching Appointment:      Core Clinical Faculty Member

Designation:                     Consultant

Department/Division:        Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Credentials:                      MBBS (U of London, United Kingdom), MRCSEd (RCS, United Kingdom), M Med

                                       (Orthopaedic Surgery) (NUS, Singapore), FRCSEd (RCS, United Kingdom)

 

 

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