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Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare

Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare

The Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare (PoSH) is the flagship journal of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre (AMC). Published by SAGE Publications, PoSH is an international, peer-reviewed journal that publishes quality research on all aspects of healthcare – clinical, nursing, allied health, healthcare administration and biomedical sciences, with an emphasis on research impacting direct clinical care.

Although PoSH has a geographical focus on healthcare and biomedical research within Southeast Asia, the journal has received regular and significant contributions from all parts of the world. It strategically leverages on the collective clinical, research and education strengths of the SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC with an aim to improve the quality of care to patients by informing and stimulating discussion among health professionals.

View the latest issue of PoSH here.

Call for Submissions

Keen to get published in an academic journal? Submit your manuscripts to PoSH!

You may submit manuscripts in the areas of clinical, nursing, allied health, healthcare administration and biomedical sciences, with an emphasis on research impacting direct clinical care. Any research work with new concepts and methodology, innovations and best practices are welcomed.

Submit your manuscripts here.

For instructions on submission, click here. For enquiries, please contact

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Points

Doctors may claim CME points when they read (Category 3A), review for (Category 2) or publish in (Category 2) Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. Kindly submit the claims via the Singapore Medical Council online system.

Medical Journal ​​Editorial Committee

The publication’s editorial committee includes representatives from SingHealth, Duke-NUS Medical School, and other organisations and institutions around the world:

Chief Editor
A/Prof Lai Siang Hui Senior Consultant, Department of Anatomical Pathology,
Singapore General Hospital
Dr Tan Swee Yaw Senior Consultant, Cardiovascular Sciences,
National Heart Centre Singapore
Editorial Advisor
Prof Lo Yew Long Head and Senior Consultant, Neurology,
National Neuroscience Institute (Singapore General Hospital Campus)
Managing Editor
Ms Sukhvinder Kaur Senior Executive,
Office of SingHealth Academy
Associate Editors
Prof Fernando Bello Professor, Department of Technology Enhanced Learning,
Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
A/Prof Derrick Aw Chen Wee Senior Consultant, General Medicine, Dermatology,
Sengkang General Hospital
A/Prof Thaschawee Arkachaisri Head, Rheumatology & Immunology Service, Paediatrics,
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Prof Aw Tar Choon Senior Consultant, Laboratory Medicine,
Changi General Hospital
Dr Christina Sim Poh Choo Senior Consultant, Clinical Restorative Dentistry,
National Dental Centre Singapore
Dr Chow Mun Hong Director, Quality Management,
SingHealth Polyclinics
Dr Chow Wai Leng Director, Epidemiology & Disease Control Division
Ministory of Health, Singapore
​Prof Scott Compton Professor & Associate Dean, Medical Education
Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
​A/Prof John Furler
​Senior Research Fellow, Department of General Practice,
University of Melbourne
​Prof Lawrence Howard Greenblatt
Professor of Medicine, Department of Community and Family Medicine,
Duke University School of Medicine​
Dr Hla Myint Htoon

Senior Research Fellow I, Data Science Unit,
Singapore Eye Research Institute

​A/Prof Michael Lucas James
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology,
Duke University School of Medicine
Dr Terence Kee Yi Shern Senior Consultant, Renal Medicine,
Singapore General Hospital
​Prof Ruth M. Kleinpell
​Associate Dean for Clinincal Scholarship
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Dr Joyce Koh Suang Bee Senior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery,
Singapore General Hospital
Ms Ang Mei Qi Nurse Clinician, Department of Advancing Nursing and Education,
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
​Dr Matthew W. Luedke
​Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Duke University School of Medicine
Prof Bernard F. Morrey Emeritus Chair, Professor of Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopaedics,
Mayo Clinic, USA
Dr Soong Jie Lin

Principal Clinical Pharmacist, Inpatient Pharmacy,
Singapore General Hospital

Dr Jeffrey Ngu Jing Hieng Consultant, Gastroenterology Department,
Christchurch Hospital
Dr Ong Thun How Senior Consultant, Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine,
Singapore General Hospital
A/Prof Anna Tan Cheng Sim Senior Consultant, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology,
Singapore National Eye Centre
Dr Pua Yong Hao Senior Principal Physiotherapist, Physiotherapy,
Singapore General Hospital
Dr William Stewart Consultant, Neuropathology,
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
A/Prof Tan Ngiap Chuan Director, Research,
SingHealth Polyclinics
A/Prof Tan Tong Khee Senior Consultant, Anaesthesiology,
Singapore General Hospital
A/Prof Tan Tong Khee Senior Consultant, Anaesthesiology,
Singapore General Hospital
​Prof Abebaw Yohannes
​Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Gerontology,
Department of Physical Therapy, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California
A/Prof Yong Wei Sean Senior Consultant, Department of Surgery and Surgical Oncology,
National Cancer Centre Singapore