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December 2011

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Medicine and the Next ICE Age
SMA Lecture 2011

President's Forum

Close of the Year
Dr Chong Yeh Woei reflects on the past year

Council News

Global Connections

Complimentary SMA Spouse Membership


Make It Happen!


Concerns on the Ground
SMA Seminar: Professional Accountability, SMC Complaints and the Disciplinary Process


Professional Misconduct
Dr T Thirumoorthy shares some thoughts

Medical Students’ Mailbox

In the Service of Others
Jillian Pakiam volunteers in Indonesia

Matching Wits
Martin Putera and Lim Jing Wei settle down for a game of weiqi

A Colourful Year in Review
Lin Ziwei, Rajesh Ravi and Jonathan Seow recall the fun they had

Do You Believe in Santa?
Ramasamy Ramakrishnan Pravin tells a Christmas story

Personally Speaking

The Kindness of Strangers
Dr Tan Su Ming remembers a good turn


Paying for Health
Dr Jeremy Lim revisits the fundamentals of healthcare financing

News in Brief

Coronary CT Screening in Asymptomatic Patients Leads to More Detection and Treatment, But…

Sensory Dine

Food Memories of 2011
Dr Wong Chiang Yin ruminates over his best meals

Sensory Travel

Made in Heaven and on Earth
Dr Jenny Lim explores Tuscany

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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