Awards & Achievements

2015/16  
  Wong Hock Boon Society - Singapore Medical Association Charity Fund Outstanding Mentor Award 2016
A/Prof Lim Thiam Chye

Friends of Wong Hock Boon Society Award
The new Friends of Wong Hock Boon Society Award is presented this year in recognition of the various sponsoring institutions who have supported the society in various activities over the past year (2015 - 2016). This award is a show of appreciation from the society towards institutions who have supported medical research with students from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine with diverse research projects. It is hoped that this award will encourage institutions to continue to increase the diversity, frequency, and number of research projects offered to students. This inaugural Friends of Wong Hock Boon Award in 2016 is awarded to the Department of Surgery.
 
NUS Teaching Excellence Award 2016
Congratulations to our Dr Alfred Kow for being recognised as one of the recipients for the NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award winners! This Annual Teaching Excellence Award serve three important functions in an institution of higher education. First, they recognise teachers who excel in their profession. Second, the awards serve as an indication of the importance the institution accords to teaching. Third, the awards send clear signals to the teaching community about what the institution regards as high quality teaching, i.e. by identifying the results that the institution’s teaching practices aim to strive for. Click here to read about Dr Kow's pedagogy.

2013/14  
  Dean's Award 
Raj Menon has won the Dean's Award for AY11/12, 20 Nov 2013

3D Grafts Enriched with Subamnion-Mesenchymal Stem Cell Angiogenic Spheroids Induce Post-Ischemic Myoscardia`l Re-Vascularization, Reduce Fibrosis and Recover Cardiac Function in Failing Rat Hearts.

Eliana Martinez has won theYoung Investigator's Award - Basic Science at Singapore Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2013, 21 Apr 2013 for his poster entitled: 3D Grafts Enriched with Subamnion-Mesenchymal Stem Cell Angiogenic Spheroids Induce Post-Ischemic Myoscardial Re-Vascularization, Reduce Fibrosis and Recover Cardiac Function in Failing Rat Hearts

Enhanced Neovascularization mediated by VEGF-Loaded Pegylated Fibrinogen Hydrogel in a Rodent Myocardial Infarction Model  

Rufaihah Abdul Jalil has won the Travel Award at ASCVTS 2013 - The 21st Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Kobe, Japan Apr 4-7, 2013, 18 Mar 2013 for his poster entitled:Enhanced Neovascularization mediated by VEGF-Loaded Pegylated Fibrinogen Hydrogel in a Rodent Myocardial Infarction Model
NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA) for Academic Year 2011/2012 

Alfred Kow Wei Chieh has won the NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA) for Academic Year 2011/2012, 6 Mar 2013.

NUH Teaching Excellence Award  

Dr Alfred Kow and Dr Chong Choon Seng have won the NUH Teaching Excellence Award, 5 September 2014

Elected Secretary General/Treasurer (2014 to 2018) of the International Federation of Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons (IFSES)

A/Prof Davide Lomanto was conferred as Secretary General/Treasurer (2014 to 2018) of the International Federation of Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons (IFSES), 19 Aug 2014

IFSES was founded as governing body in 1992 by 9 members Societies and the mission is to overlook at the growth and progress of endolaparoscopic surgery worldwide. 
· Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
· Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA)
· European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (EAES)
· Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS)
· Federacion Latino Americana de Cirurgia (FELAC)
· Association Latino Americana de Cirugia Endoscopica (ALACE)
· Japanese Society of Endoscopic Surgery (JSES)
· Chinese Society of Laparo-Endoscopic Surgery (CLSES)
· Indian Association of gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES)

Headship of Division/ Services
Head of Endocrine Services 
Dr Rajeev Parameswaran was conferred as Head of Endocrine Services, Division of General Surgery to the Department of Surgery, NUH, with effect from 10 July 2014
Head of Breast Services 
Dr Chan Ching Wan was conferred as Head of Breast Services, Division of General Surgery to the Department of Surgery , NUH, with effect from 1 September 2014 
Head the Division of General Surgery 
A/Prof Philip Iau will continue to Head the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery , NUH, and he will continue to oversee the Trauma Services.
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