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Faces of Education 


"I hope to learn to find a balance between administrative and clinical role to make the system better when I am given the opportunity to do so."

Dr Cynthia Chia
Cardiothoracic Surgery (CTS) Senior Resident 
and Chief Resident, SingHealth Residency

Whenever Dr Cynthia Chia, a Cardiothoracic Surgery (CTS) Senior Resident and Chief Resident, encounters a roadblock, she likes to get to the root of the problem. A strong believer in open communication with her peers, she has stepped up to assume an administrative role despite having to manage her clinician and teaching duties. 

Read more about Cynthia’s challenges, and how she feels self-awareness, people and resource management are fundamental to success.