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April 2012

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A Warm Welcome
Dr Tan Yia Swam and Dr Chia Ghim Song welcome the new doctors in training

President's Forum

Easter Reminisces
Dr Chong Yeh Woei bids a fond farewell


MPS-SMA Medical Experts Training Course

SMA Annual Dinner 2012

Executive Series

Useful Tax Pointers for Medical Practitioners


Medical Malpractice
Dr T Thirumoorthy gives young doctors some advice


On Residency
Dr Ng Chew Lip examines the new residency system

Doctors in Training
Dr Jeremy Lim suggests how seniors can help


The Life of an Internal Medicine Resident
Dr Ho Quan Yao provides some insight

The Easier Thing to Do
Dr Lo Hong Yee learns some meaningful lessons

The Grey-Eyed Heroin Boy
Dr Lim Wen Phei remembers a patient

Night at the Fire Station
Julia Yuen goes on a night ambulance run

The Pursuit of Happyness
Dr Heng Wei Quan makes a splash

Postgraduate Medicine
A/Prof Paul Ananth Tambyah shares three objects from his life in public service


From Suits to White Coats
Eric Fang and Olivia Tan leave the corporate world for Medicine


Guide to Medical School Admission Selection
A must read for doctor wannabes!

From the Heart

24 Hands Reaching Out
Dr Chua Yao Dong volunteers in Zambia

14 Days in Chennai
Evelyn Wong volunteers in India

Trekking for Funding
S Surentheran proposes a unique initiative to raise funds for charity


SMA Events April - May 2012


Eating and Reminiscing in Chinatown
Dr Jeremy Lim takes a staycation at The Scarlet

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