About the Congress




About the Organisers


Organising Committee


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I am quite impressed by the scale of the programme. Over two days, we have a lot of different choices of seminars and plenary sessions, as well as abstracts. And just meeting people around Singapore and elsewhere.








~ Dr Jean-Paul Kovalik

Assistant Professor, Programme in Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorders, Duke-NUS Medical School



About >

The SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre draws on the collective strengths of SingHealth and Duke-NUS Medical School to drive the transformation of healthcare and provide affordable, accessible, quality healthcare to patients. This initiative will guide and promote the future of medicine, tapping on and combining the collective strengths of SingHealth's clinical expertise and Duke-NUS' biomedical sciences research and medical education capabilities.

SingHealth is the largest public healthcare group in Singapore delivering comprehensive, multi-disciplinary care, with 42 clinical specialties, a network of 3 Hospitals, 5 National Specialty Centres, 9 Polyclinics and a Community Hospital. Sengkang Health, a new healthcare system to deliver patient-centric care to the community in the north-east of Singapore is currently developing Sengkang General and Community Hospitals which are slated for completion in 2018.

Members of the SingHealth group:


Hospitals (Tertiary Specialty Care)
Singapore General Hospital, ​Changi General Hospital, ​Sengkang General Hospital, ​KK Women's and Children's Hospital​​​​​​


National Specialty Centres (Tertiary Specialty Care)
National Cancer Centre Singapore, National Dental Centre Singapore, National Heart Centre Singapore,
National Neuroscience Institute, and Singapore National Eye Centre

SingHealth Polyclinics (Primary Care)
Bedok, Bukit Merah, Marine Parade, Outram, ​Pasir Ris, Sengkang, Tampines, Eunos and Punggol


Community Hospital (Intermediate and Long-term Care)
Bright Vision Hospital, Sengkang ​​Community ​Hospital ​(expected completion: 2018),
Outram Coummunity Hospital​ (expected completion: 2020)​


For more information, visit www.singhealth.com.sg.




Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore was established in 2005 as a strategic collaboration between the Duke University School of Medicine, located in North Carolina, USA and the National University of Singapore (NUS). Duke-NUS offers a graduate entry, 4-year M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) training programme based on the unique Duke model of education, with one year dedicated to independent study and research projects of a basic science or clinical nature. Duke-NUS also offers M.D/PhD and PhD programmes. As a player in Singapore's biomedical community, Duke-NUS has identified five Signature Research Programmes: Cancer & Stem Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Behavioural Disorders, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorders, and Health Services and Systems Research.

For more information, visit www.duke-nus.edu.sg.




SingHealth Academy is part of Singapore Health Services (SingHealth). SingHealth’s rich legacy in healthcare education and strong focus on Academic Medicine provides a vibrant and conducive environment for learning, teaching and mentorship. Through education and learning, SingHealth Academy aims to empower healthcare professionals with the training and resources needed to advance clinical knowledge and expertise – in effort of providing high quality patient care at the frontiers of medicine.


For more information, please visit www.singhealthacademy.edu.sg