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JUNE 2011

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Scaling the Heights of Learning
The Duke-NUS pioneer class finally graduates!

President's Forum

Rejection and Decisions
Dr Chong Yeh Woei muses on Medicine and meritocracy


The Best Days of My Life
Editor Dr Toh Han Chong wishes he was 19 again

Council News

Youíve Made a Difference!
A big thank you to the donors to the SMA Medical Studentsí Assistance Fund


Building Foundations
Setting up a school from scratch

Educating Minds
Dr Swapna Verma wears many hats


Battling the Enemy on All Fronts
Alicia Ang describes a conference with a difference


42nd SMA National Medical Convention

NUS Rag and Flag 2011

GP Landscape Survey

Personally Speaking

Halfway There!
And Chie Zhi Ying has two more years to go!

Beginnerís Luck
Sia Ching Hui recounts a memorable morning in the wards

Adventures in Oxbridge
Gail Chua writes home from the UK

Days of Our Lives
Dr Ang Yong Guan and Dr Tang Kok Foo reminisce about their salad days

Memories of Medical School
We asked, and you answered

Invited Article

New Horizons
Prof Martyn R Partridge gives us a sneak peek into a major development in local medical education


Medical Manpower: Marching to the Market
Editorial Board Member Dr Jeremy Lim mulls over medical school matters

Whatís Up Doc?

Sailing through the Sea of Life
Joan Huang speaks about sailing, school and some other things in between

Sensory Classics

Concert of the Month
Dr Chang Tou Liang writes about Prokofiev


SMA Events July - September 2011

CME Activities July 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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