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Day 3 Speakers

A/Prof Tan Hak Koon

Assoc Prof Tan Hak Koon is the Designated Institutional Official, SingHealth Residency and the Chairman of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Academic Clinical Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS.

A/Prof Tan is also the Chairman, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KKH. He was the President of the College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists Singapore (COGS) from 2013 to 2015.


A/Prof Angie Chew

Assoc Prof Angie Chew is the Founder and CEO of Brahm Centre, a charity with 40 staff, dedicated to promoting healthier and happier living. She is a certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Dot-b and Paws b mindfulness teacher. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of mindfulness at the National University of Singapore. A/Prof Chew has taught mindfulness to more than 3,000 individuals. Her corporate clients extend across various industry sectors - from finance (DBS Bank, Goldman Sachs); healthcare (Ministry of Health, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, SingHealth Polyclinics, Institute of Mental Health, Community Psychology Hub, Agency for Integrated Health) reaching out to psychiatrists, doctors, psychologists, nurses and other allied health professionals; to education institutions (Ministry of Education, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Hwa Chong Institution, Raffles Institution and Nanyang Girls Secondary), just to name a few.

Prior to her founding of the Brahm Centre in 2012, A/Prof Chew was a corporate honcho who served in senior positions at Singapore Airlines, Visa International, Accenture, Hewlett-Packard, and government agencies.


Prof Ong Yong Yau
Prof Ong Yong Yau graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1966 and obtained his MMed (Int Med) in 1972, admitted as Fellow of Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 1973. He received his FRCP (Edinburg) in 1995. Prof Ong was also the Chairman Division of Medicine in 1996 and Chairman Medical Board in 2000 and was Chief Executive Officer in 2002 at SGH.

​​Dr Simon Ling

Dr Simon Ling (MBBS FRACP), is a Paediatric Neurologist at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore. He undertook his medical training at the University of Melbourne and completed postgraduate specialist training in paediatric neurology at Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick. He has been working in the paediatrics department of KKH since 2007. In his clinical practice, he sees children with a wide variety of neurological problems and has a special interest in inflammatory central nervous conditions. He is certified in electroencephalography (EEG) and performs nerve conduction studies and needle electromyography (NCS & EMG) in children.

Dr Ling incorporates a strong emphasis on education into his clinical practice of neurology and general paediatrics, teaching and training learners across the continuum. This includes medical students, postgraduate doctors, nursing, and allied health professional colleagues. He holds academic appointments with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine National University of Singapore, Duke-NUS Medical school, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and is an Academic Medicine Education Institute (AM.EI) Fellow. He is also actively involved as a workgroup committee of the SingHealth Residency Leadership Programme (SRLP), as well as facilitating leadership modules in Chief Resident training both internally and nationally.


​​Dr Gayathri Nadarajan
Dr Gayathri Nadarajan is currently a consultant with the Department of Emergency Medicine at Singapore General Hospital. Her interest is in medical education, pre-hospital emergency care, community, and global health especially in the area of systems improvement in resource-limited settings. She is involved in bringing students on overseas medical trips, as well as managing projects overseas to help improve systems of emergency care. Dr Gayathri is also interested in developing a framework to allow students to reap the full learning potential from such volunteer programmes. She is also actively involved as a workgroup committee of the SingHealth Residency Leadership Programme (SRLP), as well as facilitating leadership modules in Chief Resident training.

​​Dr Tess Teo
Dr Teo Tess Lin is currently an associate consultant with Department of Emergency Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital. She was awarded one of the Top 5 Outstanding SingHealth Chief Resident under the SingHealth Residency Leadership Programme (SRLP) in 2018. She has an active interest in wellness, and role as an alumni who contributes significantly to the development of Chief Residents training.

​​Dr Benjamin Farah
Dr Benjamin Farah is a Year 2 Pathology Resident. He holds the position of Head of Communications in the Residents Committee.