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SingHealth Duke-NUS Education Conference 2019

The SingHealth Duke-NUS Education Conference returns on 27 and 28 Sep 2019 at Academia, Singapore. A landmark event in healthcare education, the biennial Education Conference is an excellent platform for healthcare educators and learners to boost the exchange of ideas and forge collaborations in education to transform the way we teach and learn for improved patient care.

With the theme “Building Resilience and Well-being in Healthcare Education through Interprofessional Collaborations”, the 2019 Conference emphasises the importance for healthcare professionals to develop resilience and keep a positive mind frame for sustainable healthcare, which fundamentally begins with education. The Conference will also discuss a wide range of topics in healthcare education such as the latest professional assessments, effective pedagogical methodologies, entrustable professional activities, and more!


Increase your academic impact!

Deadline for submissions extended to 7 June 2019

The Organising Committee invites all passionate healthcare educators and learners to share your education research outcomes and stories by:

  1. Submitting abstracts on your education research, or
  2. Sharing your stories on teaching/learning

For Education Research
Your submission should be based on Educational Research projects. Please include:  

  • The purpose of the study.
  • The methods of data collection and analysis, and details of the study population.
  • Present result(s) obtained and not data.
  • Conclusion(s) reached. It is not satisfactory to state, "The results will be discussed".

For Education Stories
In your submission, please include the following: 

  • Narrate a story on how you overcame an educational challenge.
  • Provide details of the outcome(s).
  • State what you have learnt from this episode and its significance to your future as an educator.

Click here for a step-by-step guide on how to submit abstracts in the portal.

Guidelines & Criteria for Submissions

  • Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Use of standard abbreviations is desirable. Place special or unusual abbreviations in brackets after the full word the first time it appears.
  • Details of authors should be filled in according to descending order of contribution (from most to least).Use numerals to indicate numbers, except to begin sentences.
  • The use of tables, graphs and other types of images is not permitted.
  • Abstracts should not exceed 300 words.
  • Authors must ensure that the entry matches category in which it is submitted. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

All accepted abstracts (main or presenting author) are required to register and pay for the conference in order to be qualified for judging.

Kindly note that the Early-Bird rate is valid till  28 June 2019.

Rejection of Duplicate Abstracts

  • Any abstract(s) deemed to duplicate or to contain significant overlap of content will be rejected.
  • The committee will not accept any abstracts that have been submitted / published previously on other platforms or events. 


Key Dates for Abstract Submissions

6 December 2018​Call for Abstract Submission Opens
7 June 2019 (EXTENDED!)​Abstract Submission Closes
1 July to 5 August 2019

​Accepted Abstract authors will be notified of acceptance.

Note: All Accepted Abstract authors are required to register for the Conference and submit e-posters in order to be qualified for judging.

​2 to 16 September 2019​E-poster Judging


  • Best Oral Presentation for each category
  • Best Poster Awards for each category

Templates Download

For accepted abstract authors, please download the e-poster template for your abstract poster submission here.