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Internal Medicine Residency Programme

About the Programme

Internal Medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases. 

The Internal Medicine Residency Programme at SingHealth is a three-year programme designed to provide you with the clinical skills and broad knowledge you need to become clinician leaders of Internal Medicine. Understand the interrelationships between health and diseases for the community at large in a learning environment that encourages independent thinking and an inquiring mind.

If this sounds like what you would love to do, read on to find out more. 

Our Subspecialty Areas:
  • Cardiology 
  • Endocrinology 
  • Gastroenterology 
  • Geriatric Medicine 
  • Haematology 
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine             
  • Medical Oncology 
  • Neurology 
  • Palliative Medicine 
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Renal Medicine 
  • Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine
  • Rheumatology
Why Choose Internal Medicine?

Unrivalled Clinical Case-mix
The comprehensive range of patient case-mix at SingHealth gives you wide exposure to clinical cases. The thoughtful balance of inpatient and ambulatory experiences on the programme will allow you to develop your confidence and cultivate your mindset as an Internist.

Wide Range of Academic Activities
With so many subspecialties under one roof, SingHealth offers a wide variety of academic activities for you to learn from the best in academic medicine. You can look forward to continuity clinics, educational conferences, research and mentorship opportunities.

Renowned Faculty and Dedicated Mentors 
The specialty of Internal Medicine in SingHealth has a long tradition of producing dedicated teachers. You will be supervised by subspecialists who are widely-recognised as leading Clinicians in their field and have an excellent track record in teaching and medical education.

Structured Curriculum and Effective Learning 
With competency-based, structured assessments and regular feedback by mentors on your progress, you would be equipped to learn more effectively. 

Your Career Prospects & Development

As the largest healthcare service provider in Singapore, Internal Medicine Residents can look forward to career opportunities and job rotations at many SingHealth institutions, and take their professional development to the next level through our comprehensive training and development initiatives.  

Upon completion of their Residency training, junior Residents can apply for the following senior Residency programmes: 

  1. Advanced Internal Medicine
  2. Cardiology
  3. Endocrinology
  4. Gastroenterology
  5. Geriatric Medicine
  6. Haematology
  7. Infectious Diseases
  8. Medical Oncology
  9. Neurology 
  10. Nuclear Medicine
  11. Rehabilitation Medicine
  12. Renal Medicine
  13. Respiratory/Critical Care Medicine
  14. Rheumatology