The 26th Seah Cheng Siang Memorial Lecture, 13th College of Physicians Lecture and College Conferment Ceremony were held on 2 September 2016 at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, in conjunction with the inaugural College Dinner.

 

26TH SEAH CHENG SIANG MEMORIAL LECTURE

The 26th Seah Cheng Siang Memorial Lecture was delivered by Professor Chng Wee Joo, Director of the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore. Professor Chng spoke on "Multiple Myeloma: A Journey from Biology to Potential Cure" where he shared about the major discoveries in genomics, biology, drug discovery and therapy of Myeloma, the second most common blood cancer in the world.

 

Prof Chng Wee Joo delivering the 26th Seah

Cheng Siang Memorial Lecture

Prof Chng Wee Joo (L) receiving a token of

appreciation from A/Prof Chan Choong Meng,

College President (R)

 

13TH COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS LECTURE

The 13th College of Physicians Lecture was delivered by Dr Tan Lai Yong, Resident Fellow of the College of Alice and Peter Tan, National University of Singapore. Dr Tan spoke on "Rural Lessons for Urban Doctors" where he shared lessons learnt from the rural communities about life-long values of being a healer; going back to the basics of preventing disease, curing at times but always bringing comfort and sharing hope.

 

Dr Tan Lai Yong delivering the 13th College of

Physicians Lecture

Dr Tan Lai Yong (L) receiving a token of

appreciation from A/Prof Chan Choong Meng,

College President (R)

 

COLLEGE CONFERMENT CEREMONY

The College also conferred the title of Honorary Fellowship to two esteemed individuals who have eminently distinguished themselves in the service of internal medicine:

 

Professor Chee Yam Cheng

Senior Advisor, National Healthcare Group Board
President, National Healthcare Group College
Emeritus Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

 

Professor Ong Yong Yau

Emeritus Consultant, Singapore General Hospital
Senior Advisor, SingHealth
Clinical Professor of Medicine, National University of Singapore

 

Professor Chee Yam Cheng (R) receiving the 

Honorary Fellowship scroll from 

A/Prof Chan Choong Meng, College President (R)

Professor Ong Yong Yau (R) receiving the 

Honorary Fellowship scroll from A/Prof 

Chan Choong Meng, College President (R)

 

AWARD PRESENTATION

The College presented its token of appreciation to Dr Yeo Wee Tiong who was voted Best Speaker for the 8th Medicine Review Course held on 23-24 July 2016. Dr Yeo spoke on "The Difficult ECGs" in the cardiology symposium.

 

Dr Yeo Wee Tiong (L) receiving a token

of appreciation from Dr Terence Kee, Organising

Chair for 8th Medicine Review Course

 

The Chapter of Dermatologists and Chapter of Renal Physicians also presented an award to their best exiting resident:

 

Dr Benson Yeo

Best Candidate for Exit Exam (Dermatology)

 

Dr Poh Cheng Boon

Special Trophy for Academic AchieveRs Award (Renal Medicine)

 

Dr Benson Yeo (R) receiving a token of 

appreciation from Dr Martin Chio (L), Chairman 

of Chapter of Dermatologists

Dr Poh Cheng Boon (R) receiving a token

of appreciation from Dr Terence Kee (L), Chairman

of Chapter of Renal Physicians

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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