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Urology Residency Programme

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About the Programme

The SingHealth Urology Residency Programme is a six-year robust training programme including two years of Surgery-In-General to prepare you to be a competent General Urologist. 

Our Residency Programme offers a diverse training experience encompassing many aspects of Urology. Many of the urologic subspecialties – General Urology, Female Urology/Urodynamics, Urologic Oncology, Infertility/Andrology, Endourologic/Laparoscopic/Robotic Surgery, Reconstructive Urology and Renal Transplant are taught by a dedicated team of Faculty, who emphasises both holistic patient care and Resident education.

Most of our Faculty members hold teaching positions with the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Duke-NUS Medical School. Our Faculty members are also actively involved at the highest level of training and training administration, both locally and at an international level. 

If you value teamwork, have an inquisitive nature and ability to think and ‘see’ beyond the obvious, and enjoy lifelong learning, you will fit right in at Urology. 

Why Choose Urology?

Vast and comprehensive patient case-mix

Being the leading and largest public healthcare cluster in Singapore, SingHealth offers a comprehensive span of patient case-mix ranging from routine cases to rare and complex entities encountered in Urology. This offers you an unparalleled exposure to the exciting and dynamic world of Urology. 

Committed Faculty members

The Urology Faculty consists of academic and clinical Urologists who can provide you with specialised training in various areas in Urology. Designed as a team-based mentorship programme, our programme lets you learn the clinical and office-based side of Urology. You will begin operating alongside an experienced surgeon from the first day of your Urology Residency. 

Cohesive community

Mentors work closely with each Resident to provide strong Faculty support. There is a cohesive team spirit and accountability within our department. During the progress of your training, you will no doubt gain the necessary knowledge and skills to become a competent and practicing Urologist. 

We are very appreciative of our trainees and make every effort to ensure that our new Residents are highly qualified and motivated. If you choose to become a Resident in our programme, we will work together with you towards your career as a future outstanding Urologist.

Vast and fulfilling training experiences

You can expect an unrivalled and fulfilling learning experience with a comprehensive lineup of training activities. This includes structured lectures and tutorials, clinical teaching such as Grand Ward Rounds, Journal Club, M&M sessions, X-Ray meetings, topic presentations, multi-disciplinary clinical meetings such as Uropathological meetings, the Tumour board, as well as hospital-wide Clinico-Pathological conferences. There are also ample opportunities for you to participate in scholarly activities, provide feedback on training and contribute to improving our programme.

Your Career Prospects & Development

Graduating Residents are well trained for entry either into further academic fellowships training of their choice or immediate professional practice.

SingHealth is the largest public healthcare delivery system in Singapore. The Sengkang General Hospital is an exciting addition to the system. To fulfil our vision and mission while focusing on the patient at the heart of all we do, we are actively searching for committed and dynamic individuals to join us.