NUS Medicine Corporate Video

by 2030 the number of Singaporeans aged 65 or older will multiply threefold to 900,000 there will be a greater demand for the highest quality medical care at the forefront of this transformation are the health care professionals and the National University of Singapore young Doolin's School of Medicine takes pride in its role of shaping these healthcare professionals of tomorrow we are the training Wellspring of Singapore medicine we produce the greater majority of doctors in Singapore and we are therefore well positioned to look ahead to Singapore healthcare so we try to align the curriculum with the future demographic need anticipating the elderly population the rise of chronic diseases so that it prepares our graduates for the problems of the future the schools rich history and heritage provide the inspiration for future doctors to create milestones of their own the school was started by Singaporean for Singaporeans in 1905 since then we have first Singapore and I'm very proud to say that we have very strong faculty who are able to teach as well as to do research with state-of-the-art infrastructure in place students are good at the forefront of patient centered care one of the big advantages of putting students through simulation trading is to enhance patient safety gives us the opportunities to recreate uncommon rare or even dangerous conditions in a safe environment we try to use multimedia to supplement the learning appropriately and some of the examples that we have is multimedia to illustrate some of the important concepts to allow the student to do a virtual dissection of the specific area that is displayed the school also recognizes the importance of biomedical research in the practice of medicine lesson at the same time is also practical it's a friendly because the increased emphasis on prevention prediction and also position we believe that the biomedical research and innovation initiative should be undertaken by a team of resource in order for us to better cope with the changing health care our campus is well pleased to actually meet research in many areas that the university is identifying as key such as oncology infectious disease and so on being involved in research and innovation has enabled need to think about how I can better improve healthcare and medicine even as a medical student these opportunities allow us to have an early exposure to research innovation and helps us make a difference in the lives of our future patients the NUS young rule in school of medicine is a homegrown institution with an international reputation for excellence in my tenure I had the opportunity to go to Royal Brompton Hospital in London to learn about pediatric cardiology it was a very eye-opening experience being able to learn from patients question and getting exposed to cutting-edge interventional cardiology I think our doctors will need quality for both the heart and the head and we seek to inculcate in them values of empathy and compassion so that they remember they are treating patients and not just services ethics lies at the heart of medicine and healthcare this is a profession that looks to the welfare of the sick and suffering patient so it is important that ethics training be provided to sustain a professional community of good standing participating in community service projects have allowed me to gain many invaluable experiences this also a classroom experiences that treating a patient physical disease is insufficient we have to take care of their social economic and emotional well-being as well investing for the future means investing in the people of the future the school has to continually stay at the forefront of not just medical innovation but also teaching innovations to educate the ever-changing student population we focused on using collaborative learning cases right from the start to train students to think critically while still maintaining a strong scientific foundation a good doctor is compassionate competent and community responsive and it is the responsibility of the school to make sure that the conditions are right for this values to flourish in the students in the 21st century Asian universities and Asian hospitals for no longer be content to follow the practice and knowledge laid down in textbooks 100 years ago by Western doctors you will want to push the boundaries and improve healthcare and this is a great privilege in the university to be able to have bright young students and to see them learn their craft and their knowledge and become great doctors in future

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