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January 2012

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The Best of Both Worlds?
Dr Jeremy Lim and A/Prof Cuthbert Teo discuss how the private sector can contribute to public healthcare

President's Forum

Dawn of a New Year
Dr Chong Yeh Woei gears up for 2012


2012 Enter the Dragon
Dr Toh Han Chong reflects on 2011

Council News

SMA Comments on NUH Probe into Patientís Death
Complimentary SMA Spouse Membership


SMA Workshop: Death Certification

SMA-ITE Skills Certificate in Healthcare (Outpatient)


Patient Confidentiality and Privacy
Regarding the disclosure of medical information to employers and usage of cameras


Responding Effectively to a Singapore Medical Council Complaint Letter
Dr T Thirumoorthy provides some advice

Executive Series

Social Media and the Medical Profession
A guide to online professionalism for medical practitioners and medical students


The FDs
Dr Jayant V Iyer reflects on the influx of foreign-trained doctors


A Life Less Ordinary
A/Prof Daniel Fung reviews an autobiography

From the Heart

Caring for Life
Interested to volunteer at Assisi Hospice?

Doctors in Training

Dramatic Flair
Kwek Lee Koon attends Playhouse 2011

Nights Away from Home
Dr Justinian Zai goes on night calls

Learning Journeys
Kenneth Goh and Moon Tay pursue their PhDs at Duke-NUS


A Passage to India
The Annual Lawyer/Doctor Networking Event 2011


A Sojourn in Central Vietnam
Dr Chang Tou Liang shares the sights


CME Activities January 2012

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