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JUNE 2011

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Interview with Prof Fock Kwong Ming
Risk management, residency and rock music

President's Forum

I Said, You Said
Dr Chong Yeh Woei contemplates the issue of informed consent

Council News

Recognition of MCs by Employers
Recent letters from the press

Medical Debates 2011
Come and join us for a lighthearted evening!

SMA-ITE Skills Certificate in Healthcare (Outpatient)
Keen to upgrade the skills of your clinic staff?


Regional Connections
The 14th Mid-Term MASEAN Meeting

How Long is a Piece of String
SMA-MPS workshop on informed consent

Bringing About Change
SMA-MPS workshop on managing difficult patients


The Legal and Professional Standards of Consent in Clinical Practice
Dr T Thirumoorthy explains the finer points of informed consent


42nd SMA National Medical Convention

News in Brief

Investigational Oral Antithrombotic Not Superior to Aspirin in Preventing a Second Stroke


The Hobbit Takes Two
The Hobbit is back with a bang!

Medical Studentsí Mailbox

On the Shoulders of Giants
Sophia Tan, Ravi Cuttilan and Yeow Ting Wen volunteer in Cambodia

Whatís Up Doc?

The Wind in His Wheels
Dr Foo Chek Siang speaks about his life of sports and surgery


Prescriptions and Persuasion
Editorial Board Member Dr Jeremy Lim ponders about the medical profession


CME Activities August 2011

Sensory Travel Perks

Reward Yourself

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