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MARCH 2011

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Interview with Emeritus Professor Phoon Wai-on
By A/Prof Goh Lee Gan

President's Forum

Megatrends and Demographics
By Dr Chong Yeh Woei, 51st SMA President

Council News

Council News

SMA-MPS Workshop

Medical Negligence - Understanding the Litigation Process
By Dr T Thirumoorthy and Mr Eric Tin

Invited Article

Three Tricky Questions
By Dr Wong Chiang Yin

Personally Speaking

Requiem for the Hobbit?
By A/Prof Cheong Pak Yean

What's Up Doc?

LEADing in Learning


BMJ Best Practice
By Dr Cuthbert Teo Eng Swee, Editorial Board Member, Dr Ashok Tahilyani and Celeste Ong

From the Family Physician

A Great Medical Mimic
By Dr Wong Sin Hee

Medical Students' Mailbox

Scalpels vs Gavels: Medicine-Law Debate 2011
By Rajesh Ravi

News in Brief

Fatal CHD Risk Soars with Obesity

Sensory Travel

My Heart's in the Highlands
By Dr Jenny Lim

Sensory Classics

Concert of the Month
By Dr Chang Tou Liang

CME Calendar

CME Activities April 2011

Sensory Interest Groups

Hobbies Galore

The views and opinions expressed in all the articles are those of the authors. These are not the views of the Editorial Board nor the SMA Council unless specifically stated so in writing. The contents of the Newsletter are not to be printed in whole or in part without prior written approval of the Editor.

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