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NUS Medicine Dean assumes NUHS Deputy Chief Executive

NUS Medicine Dean, Associate Professor Yeoh Khay Guan, has taken on the mantle of National University Health System (NUHS) Deputy Chief Executive (Academic Enterprise) with effect from 1 April. He will assist NUHS Chief Executive Professor John Eu-Li Wong as well as heads of NUS faculties and schools and national speciality disease centres in their academic missions, as well as supervise the work of the NUHS Research Office.

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The East Asian Medical Students’ Conference (EAMSC) 2015

The annual East Asian Medical Students’ Conference (EAMSC) gathers medical students from the East Asian Region to discuss their ideas on a global healthcare issue and propose possible solutions. Into its 28th year, the Conference was held earlier in January at Jakarta with the main theme of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) – “Halt the Disease, Help the People”. Click the link below to read more about the happenings over the five-day conference!

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Raffles Dialogue examines human well-being

The inaugural Raffles Dialogue organised by NUS and the National University Health System (NUHS) saw international opinion leaders converging at Raffles Hotel in Singapore to discuss the topic “Future of Human Well-being and Security”. Held from 2 to 3 February, close to 180 participants from 14 countries discussed risks faced by humanity in the 21st century as a result of the globalisation of economies, geopolitical tensions, environmental degradation, disease spread and poverty.

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New Undergraduate Bursary to Help Financially Needy NUS Medicine Students

A new medical undergraduate bursary will be available from the new academic year beginning August 2015. This new bursary will help pay for the studies of financially needy student at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. The OncoCare Medical Bursary is established by the OncoCare Cancer Centre, which has pledged a sum of $750,000 over five years. Its founding director –consultant medical oncologist Dr Tay Miah Hiang, is an NUS Medicine alumnus (Class of 1992) and was also an undergraduate bursary recipient.

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